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In The High Mountains

By: Zsigmondy Emil

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Ernest Press: 1992

Edition: 1992 First UK Edition

Seller ID: 66788

Condition: 378pp, highly decorative binding with gilt, a.e.g., the only English edition of the Austrian 19th century classic 'Im Hochgebirge', No 185 of a limited edition of 300 copies, Fine. A lovely copy of a magnificently produced book.


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Von Den Alpen Zu Den Anden. Lebenserinnerungen eines Bergfuhrers

By: Zurbriggen Mattias

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Union Deutche Verlagsgesellschaft Berlin Roth & Co.: 1937

Edition: 1937 German First Edition

Seller ID: 61990

Condition: 167pp, original pictorial cloth, VG. The First German language Edition. A scarce title.


A major part of the book is related to the Karakoram expedition in 1892 with Martin Conway and the expedition to New Zealand in 1894/5 with FitzGerald. It was on the Karakoram trip he met FitzGerald whom he impressed and FitzGerald hired him as his guide for the next five years. In New Zealand they intended to make the first ascent of Mount Cook, but local climbers, alarmed that their highest mountain might first be climbed by foreigners, climbed it a few days after Fitz... View more info

From The Alps To The Andes. Being the Autobiography of a Mountain Guide

By: Zurbriggen Mattias

Price: £1,050.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: 1899 First Edition

Seller ID: 61744

Condition: xvi, 269pp, 55 illusts, original decorative red cloth, t.e.g., new spine with original laid on, new endpapers, some fading to spine cloth, front and rear boards clean and bright, one leaf has a large tear with sellotape repair, a strong copy, VG. An attractive copy of an extremely scarce title.


A major part of the book is related to the Karakoram expedition in 1892 with Martin Conway and the expedition to New Zealand in 1894/5 with FitzGerald. It was on the Karakoram trip he met FitzGerald whom he impressed and FitzGerald hired him as his guide for the next five years. In New Zealand they intended to make the first ascent of Mount Cook, but local climbers, alarmed that their highest mountain might first be climbed by foreigners, climbed it a few days after Fitz... View more info

From The Alps To The Andes. Being the Autobiography of a Mountain Guide

By: Zurbriggen Mattias

Price: £1,100.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin: 1899

Edition: 1899 First Edition

Seller ID: 63073

Condition: xvi, 269pp, 55 illusts, original decorative red cloth, t.e.g., minor crease line on rear board, small worn spot at the top of the rear board, ragged edge to contents page, internally very clean indeed, VG+. A most attractive copy of an extremely scarce title.


A major part of the book is related to the Karakoram expedition in 1892 with Martin Conway and the expedition to New Zealand in 1894/5 with FitzGerald. It was on the Karakoram trip he met FitzGerald whom he impressed and FitzGerald hired him as his guide for the next five years. In New Zealand they intended to make the first ascent of Mount Cook, but local climbers, alarmed that their highest mountain might first be climbed by foreigners, climbed it a few days after Fitz... View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 53680

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, owner's signature, VG+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 53679

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, owner's signature, VG+ in colour photocopy of original dw


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 51276

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, owner's signature, Fine in VG dw with some repairs. Scarce in dustwrapper.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 41015

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth with gilt, occasional foxing, VG in colour photocopy of original dw, signed on the front endpaper by Herbert Carr. Carr was prominent in Welsh climbing in the 1920s and was the author of the first Climbers' Club guidebook to Snowdon and Beddgelert district.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 32020

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, original brown cloth, a few marks to spine, owner's name and address, some foxing, Good+ in colour photocopy of original dw.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, And Glaciers

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Heron Books: 1971

Edition: 1971 rep

Seller ID: 31064

Condition: 342pp, blue leather binding with gilt to spine and front board, F-.


A collection of pieces taken from the Alpine Journal. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers by Members of The Alpine Club. Third Series.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Metheun & Co: 1932

Edition: 1932 First Edition

Seller ID: 4271

Condition: 307pp, 16 illusts, ex school library, small spine numbers and bookplates, otherwise very clean, VG- in colour photocopy of original dw.


A collection of articles from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Edited by Field A. E. and Spencer Sydney. View more info

Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers. A Series of Excursions by Members of The Alpine Club.

By: [Alpine Club]

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts: 1859

Edition: 1859 Third Edition

Seller ID: 4142

Condition: 532pp, original decorative brown cloth, 9 maps, 8 coloured plates, 24 illusts, recased with repair to spine, secure copy but with evidence of some splitting to cloth prior to repair, G++.


This series of pieces led to the commencement of the Alpine Journal in 1863. Edited by John Ball. View more info

A Photographic Record Of The Mount Jolmo Lungma Scientific Expedition (1966-1968)

By: [China]

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Science Press, Peking: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 58870

Condition: VG in VG dw.


Account of the Tibet Scientific Expedition of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. An uncommon title. View more info