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Snow and Ice Climbing

By: Barry John

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Wiltshire, The Crowood Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60129


Hard Cover. Good Plus/Good+. First Edition. Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. 8vo Chunky. Over 100 photographs in colour and black and white and instructional diagrams. Comprehensive coverage of techniques and equipment.; Ex-Library; Chunky 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Spanish Galicia

By: Bell Aubrey F. G.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112913


Brown boards with bright orange titling to the spine, and a single orange border to the front board. No dustjacket. Very slight wear to the extremities (negligible) and the covers are now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and the book looks Near Fine. The page fore-edges are foxed/spotted and the top edge is 'dusty'. Internally some light and patchy foxing with some (very light) scattered foxing/patches here and there in the book o/w No Inscr... View more info

Wild Wales. An Account of the People, Language and Scenery With an Introduction by Bryan Rhys

By: Borrow, George

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London And Glasgow, Collins: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 112721


NO Date but a short neat Xmas note dated 1939 on the reverse of the ffep. Very Clean Green textured leatherette (? ) with very bright gilt titling/logo to the spine. A very nice crisp copy almost Near Fine. The page fore-edges have some very light foxing spots. Top edge pale green (? Blue? ) a little faded and with a couple of spots, Internally unmarked double page pictorial endpapers in sepia photogravure. 602 pp, 12 illustrations in sepia gravure from Camera Studies by... View more info

Mountains of the Gods . The Himalayan and the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Cameron Ian

Price: £8.74

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60143


Hardback. Very Good+/Very Good. 1st Edition (uk). Minimal Ex-lib. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Thick. In association with the Royal Geographical Soc. , ; Ex-Library View more info

The Lake Counties

By: Collingwood, W. G., Illustrated by A. Reginald Smith

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1933

Edition: Reprinted with Revisions

Seller ID: 61067


A Very Good Plus, Revised, 1933 reprint edition of this very popular work, originally first published in 1902. Very Clean Crisp Tan Cloth bound Boards, titled in bright Gilt to the spine and titled/bordered in maroon to the front board. No Dustjacket. Small 'rub' points to the very TIPS of the corners and inner corners of the head/tail of the spine but overall VG/NF covers. Top edge brown/olivine. The remaining page fore edges are a little 'dusty' and have slight , very ... View more info

The Adventures of Johnny Walker Tramp

By: Davies, W. H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112139


Blue Boards fair only, complete but titling all but disappeared to the spine, and a former owner has decided to 'improve' this book by colouring in the faded edges of boards. Corners and head/tail of spine lightly 'bumped'. Rear edge of the spine splitting, but holding fast. There is a circular stain on the back board and the publishers blind stamped logo. Extremeties rubbed. Internally generally very clean, but a few blind stamps on few pages including title page, (Brad... View more info

Mountaineering in the Alps An Historical Survey (New Edition)

By: Engle Claire Eliane

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1971

Edition: New Edition (Totally Revised and Enlarged)

Seller ID: 47162


New and Totally Revised and Enlarged of the original 1950 First Edition. ( which was entitled 'A History ofMountaineering in the alps). Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, which lackes the front flap (ex- library- usual stamps marks etc) ffep missing. Shows some signs of wear as is usual with an Ex-Library, but Internally VG - a VG Reading copy overall. Foreward by Lord John Hunt. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" ... View more info

The Last Strongholds

By: Etherton Colonel P.T.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8144


Brick red coloured cloth boards with dulled darkened (? Gilt ? ) titling to the spine. No dustjacket. There is a blind-stamped ? Logo/motif? To the lower half of the clean front board, the spine is a bit darkened/spotted/discoloured, rear board clean. Corners and head/tail of spine slightly bumped but overall good clean sound covers. ALL hinges tight and secure. Page fore-edges a little 'dusty'/age-browned. A faded name/date from a former owner on the ffep. The book is i... View more info

Freya Stark . Passionate Nomad

By: Geniesse, Jane Fletcher

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111030


Fine clean black boards with Bright silver titling. Fine/Fine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The Dustjacket is NOT price-clipped. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xvii) + (9) + 403 pp. Illustrated in b/w and with 9 pages containing maps. Index. "Born in 1893, Stark was, on the one hand, a creature of the late 19th century: a woman brought up within the repressive conf... View more info

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Holiday Rambles in Ordinary Places . Republished from The ' Spectator ' . (ORIGINAL 1877 Edition)

By: Hutton, Mrs Richard Holt with Richard Holt Hutton (On Title Page = 'by A Wife with Her Husband')

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Daldy, Isbister & Co: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition Thus (in Book Form)

Seller ID: 112770


I the ORIGINAL Publisher's Green cloth boards with Bright Gilt titling and banding to the spine. The front cover/edges (perhaps a quarter) of the front and rear boards have been slightly affected by damp at some point in the past and have a little patchy fading but overall the boards are clean, tight and bright. Head/tail of the spine and corners are lightly 'bumped'. All hinges are tight and secure. The page fore-edges have a little light foxing but are generally clean.... View more info

The Adventures of a Manchurian The Story of Lobsang Thondup

By: Mangeot Sylain

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60003


Hard Cover. Very Good Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Very Good minus dustjacket (just slightly edge chipped). Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. First Edition. 8vo. 281 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. The story of a Manchurian who assumed a Tibetan name, joined the Japanese air force, was an officer on both sides during the Chinese revolution, then made the hazardous journey to Tibet, opened a mechanical workshop in Lhasa. He was imprisioned by the C... View more info

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On Peak, Pyramid & Prairie. Travel Scenes and Stories in Europe Africa and America.

By: Rees Fred. A.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Arthur H. Stockwell: circa 1900/14

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108583


No Date circa 1900/1914? . Publisher's Russian Green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering on spine & front board, this front cover has 2 horizontal black freeze decorations plus a centre decoration all with black line borders, the whole book having bevelled edges. Slight curling to corners but o/w, apart from some marks to the rear board, overall very bright crisp and clean covers. All hinges secure and tight. 95 pp + (1 Advert leaf). A black and white photo portrait fron... View more info

Neath . The Official Guide . Fifth Edition The Official Guide to the Borough of Neath

By: Rees The Rev. T. Mardy ( & ) Neath Town Council

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Neath, South Wales, Neath Town Council ( & Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. ,): 1932

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 113264


In the original publisher's oblong tan pictorial light card covers - illustrated in brown and green ( impression of Neath Abbey? ). Stated 'With Map' but not dated - however the latest date noted internally is 1931, and I also have had a Sixth Edition for sale which is dated 1934-5, so I would guess this is c. 1932/33. Covers generally Very Good, but this copy has one small tear to the top blank margin of the front cover, now neatly closed with archive tape to the revers... View more info

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes . (In the Original Slipcase - Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone)

By: Stevenson Robert Louis

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2004

Edition: 14th Printing

Seller ID: 110956


In the original FINE light sage Green cloth pictorial boards with bright gilt titling to the spine, the boards illustrated with black line drawings by Edward Ardizzone. This book is in the original near fine dark green slipcase which has a few tiny marks due to shelfwear but which are generally unnoticable (negligible). No Inscriptions or Marks. Plain Green Endpapers. Internally MINT. 136 pp. Illustrated throughout with vignette b/w drawings - large and small - by the wo... View more info

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The Sphere November 7, 1914 Volume LIX. No 772 - War Number 14 An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home. With which is incorporated 'Black & White"

By: The Sphere ( edited and compiled by )

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, The Sphere and Tatler Ltd,: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113461


An Original illustrated 'newspaper' / magazine. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs/illustrations, full page, multi-photos to a page and double page pictures, etc. Produced during the first months of the First World War. This issue is mainly concerned with 'The War in Europe'. Articles include - 'Types of German Aeroplanes flying over France and Belgium' ; ' First pictures of the 42CM Guns of the German Army' with photos; ' British Gunners at Work with the 60-PRS... View more info