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There are 56 books in this catalogue.
Wilby, Sorrel:  Beyond the Icefall. Australia's Everest Expedition.
Book Number: 5774
Child & Associates Publishing. Sydney. 1989 4to. Illus laminated boards hardcover. 160pp. index. colour photos throughout. near fine. very good d/w.
Keywords: Australia's Everest Expedition mountain climbing himalayas
Price: $18.00


Taylor, Peter:  Coopers Creek to Lamgtang II
Book Number: 21301
Adelaide Australia: Rigby Limited, 1964 8vo. hardcover. 239pp. + b/w plates. endpaper maps. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w.'
Keywords: australian mountain climer climbing mountaineering tibet himilayas everest
Price: $45.00


Hogg, Garry:  Climber's Glory
Book Number: 22275
London: The Bodley Head, 1961 Small 8vo. hardcover. 158pp. very good, owner's name on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: mountaineering mountains climbing rock
Price: $15.00


Scott, James:  Lost in the Himalayas : James Scott's 43-day ordeal
Book Number: 27576
Port Melbourne Lothian 1993 Large 8vo softcover 197pp, b/w illus. very good, torn bookplate on fep.
Keywords: Scott James 1969 Mountaineers Nepal Biography Wilderness survival Nepal Himalaya Mountains Robertson Joanne 1964 Lost in the Himalayas James Scott's 43 day ordeal Scott James
Price: $8.00


Banks, Mike:  Rakaposhi
Book Number: 28444
Secker and Warburg 1959 First Published 8vo, 238pp. Red Boards, very good in fair pictorial d/w clipped, torn & worn. Colour frontis, Illustrated with b&w photo's. Index.
Keywords: Mountaineering, Himalayers, endurance
Price: $20.00


Styles, Showell:  The Moated Mountain
Book Number: 28480
Hurst & Blackett. 1955 First Edition 8vo. hardcover. 249pp. b/w illus. colour frontis. very good. / good d/w.
Keywords: mountain climbing mountaineering climbing ice bauda
Price: $15.00


Bailey, Adrian:  Lakeland Rock: Classic Climbs with Chris Bonington
Book Number: 29556
Weidenfeld 1985 8vo softcover 144pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Lakeland Rock Classic Climbs with Chris Bonington Bailey Adrian
Price: $15.00


Heard, Brian J.:  Rock Climbs in Hong Kong
Book Number: 29568
Cicerone Press 1994 8vo softcover 128pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Sports Hobbies Games Travel Holiday Rock Climbs in Hong Kong Heard Brian J
Price: $12.00


Whittaker, Lou:  Memoirs of a Mountain Guide
Book Number: 30272
Seattle, Wash. Mountaineers Books 1998 8vo hardcover 271pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. The author recounts his experiences guiding climbers up Mt. Rainier and climbing other mountains around the world.
Keywords: Sports Hobbies Games Biography Health Family Lifestyle Memoirs of a Mountain Guide Whittaker Lou
Price: $18.00


Denman, Earl:  Alone to Everest
Book Number: 30279
London: Collins, 1954. 8vo. hardcover. 254pp. b/w illus. good+, some foxing. / good, chipped d/w.
Keywords: mountain climbing everest mountaineering
Price: $15.00


Ahluwalia, Hari Pal Singh:  Faces of Everest
Book Number: 30827
New Delhi, Vikas 1978 4to hardcover 238pp index, colour & b/w illus. good, light foxing, small owner's name verso fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: History Asia Nepal Faces of Everest Ahluwalia Hari Pal Singh
Price: $45.00


Von Haast, Heinrich Ferdinand:  The Life & Times of Sir Julius von Haast Explorer, Geologist, Museum Builder
Book Number: 35032
Wellington: H F Von Haast, 1948. Large 8vo. hardcover. 1142pp. index, b/w plates, fold-out maps. very good+. / poor chipped & torn d/w, missing piece on rear panel.
Keywords: The Life & Times of Sir Julius von Haast Explorer, Geologist, Museum Builder new zealand mountaineering climbing
Price: $75.00


Montgomery, Michael:  All out for Everest
Book Number: 35866
London Elek 1975 8vo hardcover 198pp index, b/w illus. good, a few marks on outer page edges./ very good d/w.
Keywords: mountaineering climbing mountains All out for Everest Montgomery Michael
Price: $15.00


Hillary, Edmund & Peter:  Two Generations
Book Number: 39525
Hodder and Stoughton 1984 8vo. hardcover. 223pp. index, colour illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: mountain climbing everest hilary
Price: $15.00


Radcliffe, Peter:  Land of Mountains Tramping and Climbing in New Zealand
Book Number: 39715
Methuen 1979 4to. hardcover. 160pp. index, colour & b/w illus. very good, small owner's inscription on half-title. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Mountains Tramping Climbing New Zealand
Price: $15.00


Merrick, Hugh:  Companion to the Alps
Book Number: 40593
Batsford 1974 8vo hardcover 280pp index, b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Companion to the Alps Merrick Hugh
Price: $12.00


Salkeld, Audrey (editor) Ron Fawcett, Jeff Lowe, Paul Nunn and Alan Rouse:  Climbing [Rock, Ice, Alpine, Expeditions]
Book Number: 43721
Bell & Hyman 1986 4to. hardcover. 255pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Climbing Rock Ice Alpine mountains mountaineering
Price: $18.00


Cameron, Ian:  Mountains of the Gods. The Himalaya and the Mountains of Central Asia.
Book Number: 44089
London, Century Publishing 1984 Small 4to. hardcover. 248pp. index, colour & b/w illus, maps. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Himalaya Mountains Central Asia.
Price: $30.00


Nelsson, Richard:  The "Guardian" Book of Mountains
Book Number: 49254
Guardian Books October 17, 2007 8vo Hardcover in d/w. 272pp near fine. From Edward Whymper's conquest of the Matterhorn in 1865 to the development of modern rock-climbing in the late 19th Century and the first ascent of Everest in 1953, the "Guardian" has avidly covered the subject of mountaineering and climbing. From articles on scrambling and fell-running to debates on the commercialisation of the sport and the growth in the number of women climbers, this is a beautiful and fascinating collection. Among the many unsigned leaders, letters and reports from around the globe are pieces written by the "Guardian's" more distinguished contributors, including James Morris, Jim Perrin and Harry Griffin.
Keywords: The
Price: $15.00


Inglis, Mark:  No Mean Feat
Book Number: 50129
Random House January 1, 2002 8vo softcover 176pp very good. Illustrated. Tells the incredible story of Mark’s survival in the ice cave on the summit of Mount Cook in 1982 and the journey through life as a young double amputee culminating on the summit of that same mountain as the first double amputee to scale it.
Keywords: No mean feat Inglis Mark
Price: $8.00


Darwin, Chris and John Amy.:  The social climbers
Book Number: 50476
Sydney Sun 1991 8vo softcover 256pp colour illus. very good, remainder mark on bottom edge.
Keywords: Darwin Chris Journeys Andes Mountaineering Andes Humor Andes travel social climbers Darwin Chris John Amy
Price: $11.00


Tibballs, Geoff:  Everest: The Struggle to Reach the Top of the World
Book Number: 51817
Carlton, United Kingdom, 1999. 4to. hardcover. 96pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Fine d/w.
Keywords: everest mountains climbing mountaineering ice
Price: $10.00


Blessed, Brian:  The Turquoise Mountain: Brian Blessed on Everest
Book Number: 53632
Bloomsbury, London, 1991 8vo. hardcover. 217pp. colour illus. very good. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Mountain climbing mountaineering Everest
Price: $15.00


Bonington, Chris:  Boundless Horizons. The Autobiography of Chris Bonington.
Book Number: 55257
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2000. 8vo. hardcover. 687pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, owner's inscription on fep. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: mountain climbing biography
Price: $25.00


Venables, Stephen:  Everest. Summit of Achievement
Book Number: 55364
Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2003. Oblong 4to. hardcover. 252pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Everest mountains climbing himalayas
Price: $30.00


Bonington, Chris:  Kongur - China's Elusive Summit
Book Number: 56378
London Hodder & Stoughton, 1982 Large 8vo hardcover 224pp colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. Bibliography: p. 219. Includes index.
Keywords: Sports Hobbies Games Kongur China's Elusive Summit Bonington Chris
Price: $25.00


Bonnington, Chris:  The Next Horizon
Book Number: 56392
Victor Gollancz, London, 1973. 8vo. hardcover. 304pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w with tear on rear spine edge(repaired). Signed by author.
Keywords: mountain climbing scotland chile cheddar gorge eiger
Price: $65.00


Bonnington, Chris:  Everest South West Face
Book Number: 56395
Hodder and Stoughton, 1973. 8vo. hardcover. 352pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Good d/w with trears on corners.
Keywords: mountain climbing everest
Price: $25.00


Harris, Richard:  The Will to Climb; the Boy Who Dared to Climb Mt Everest
Book Number: 57705
Australian Young Adventurers, Australia, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 292pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. Signed by author. Signed by Richard and Christopher Harris.
Keywords: mountain climbing everest
Price: $18.00


Jones, Chris:  Climbing in North America
Book Number: 58519
University of California Press / American Alpine Club, Berkeley, 1976. Large square 8vo. hardcover. 392pp. index. Very good. / good d/w with a few tears.
Keywords: mountain climbing united states america
Price: $15.00



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