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EVEREST: THE MEF AUTHORISED 50TH ANNIVERSARY VOLUME: 50 years on top of the World, Band, George SIGNED
1 Band, George SIGNED EVEREST: THE MEF AUTHORISED 50TH ANNIVERSARY VOLUME: 50 years on top of the World
London Collins 2003 0007147481 / 9780007147489 Reprint Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 11 x 9 Inches Signed by Author
Excellent book on mountain climbs on Everest, the early climbs, the first successful climb in 1953 and subsequent climbs.256 pages in very bright clean condition, many splendid colour, B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed, all on art paper for excellent quality plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped.SIGNED by George Band on half title page. HEAVY BOOK 1.7Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A very nice, near fine, example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Climbers : A History of Mountaineering, Bonington, Chris  SIGNED
2 Bonington, Chris SIGNED Climbers : A History of Mountaineering
London Hodder and Stoughton BBC Books 1992 0563209186 / 9780563209188 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches Signed by Author
Excellent book on the history of mountaineering and the climbers.288 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean, as is the dustwrapper, bookplate on front endpaper personally SIGNED by CHRIS BONINGTON a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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3 Douglas Busk (SIGNED) The Delectable Mountains
London Hodder and Stoughton 1946 First Boards Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 23 x 15 Cms Signed by Author
Excellent book on mountaineering illustrated with 43 of the author's own photographs and many maps. Light foxing and slight darkening on the spine, book clean and bright, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. Photographs available via email on request. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Gervasutti's Climbs, Giusto Gervasutti
4 Giusto Gervasutti Gervasutti's Climbs
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1957 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22 X 14.5 Cms 
Book translated by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith, giving Giusto Gervasutti's account of his mountaineering exploits. 201 pp with several splendid B/w photographs Book very good plus, wrapper bright just a little rubbed and creased along edges still a very good copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. 
Price: 43.00 GBP
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The Central Alps Alpine Guide Vol II Part 1, John Ball
5 John Ball The Central Alps Alpine Guide Vol II Part 1
London Longmans Green and Co. 1907 Reprint Cloth Covered Boards Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
From the Alpine Guide series, this is a new edition of this book reconstructed and revised on behalf of the Alpine Club under the general editorship of A V Valentine Richards.327 pages describing in detail the alpine regions with large pull out map at the front and 5 smaller colour pull out maps in the book. Front map of the central Alps is complete with tiny tear on outer margin and tiny split on the centre fold, a little foxed on rear with some browning showing lightly through on map and there is a light brown line along the centre fold. There is a fabric strip on rear of map this I believe is put on at publication it is not hiduing a split. The first and last two pages are browned, rest of pages are clean previous owners name on rear of front endpaper. Outer covers are a little dusty and spine very slightly darkened, overall a good sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Bernes Obrerland Selected Climbs, Les Swindin
6 Les Swindin Bernes Obrerland Selected Climbs
London Alpine Club 1993 Card in Plastic Sleeve Near Fine No Jacket Softcover 15 x 10.5 Cms 
Book in fine condition first issue in Alpine Club series. 365pp lots of information and many photographs showing routes for climbing. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Himalayan Campaign the German Attack on Kangchenjunga, Paul Bauer
7 Paul Bauer Himalayan Campaign the German Attack on Kangchenjunga
Oxford Uk Basil Blackwell 1937 First Cloth Good Plus Good Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches 
From details on cover, In this official account, Bauer describes the attack on that tremendous ice-pinnacled ridge on which he and his companions carried out feats of technique and organisation that had been thought impossible at such height, and how when caught unexpectedly by snowstorms, they extricated themselves and their porters without loss of life. First UK edition of this mountaineering book, pages clean and bright covers a little dusty, wrapper has creases, few tears and little loss SEE IMAGE now protected in a clear non adhesive jacket.174 pages with old photographs and maps. A pleasing copy of a collectable book. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 78.00 GBP
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Ice Fall in Norway, Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-fiennes  SIGNED
8 Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-fiennes SIGNED Ice Fall in Norway
London Hodder and Stoughton 1974 Second Impression Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22 X 14.5 Cms Signed by Author
Account of author's expedition to the Jostedals glacier in Norway in 1970. 160pp with many splendid photographs, book and wrapper in very good condition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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