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The Everest Years : A Climber's Life, Bonington, Chris
1 Bonington, Chris The Everest Years : A Climber's Life
London Hodder & Stoughton 1986 0340366907 / 9780340366905 Second Impression Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
New volume of autobiography in which the mountaineer tells of his fascination with the highest point on earth. Clean, square, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Everest : Unclimbed Ridge, Bonington, Chris; Clarke, Charles
2 Bonington, Chris; Clarke, Charles Everest : Unclimbed Ridge
London Hodder & Stoughton 1983 0340332387 / 9780340332382 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
Tells of a close-knit team who lost cherished friends in this honest and sometimes stark analysis told through the eyes of the team's survivors, raising the enigma of why anyone should leave home for the Goddess Mother of the World. Some faint sunning to page edges lese a clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 132 pages including index plus map endpapers. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Alps from End to End, Conway, Sir William Martin
3 Conway, Sir William Martin The Alps from End to End
London Archibald Constable & Co 1900 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall McCormick, A. D. 
52 full-page illustrations. Tissue protected frontis. An additional chapter by Rev W.B.A Coolidge. The spine is worn to both ends with a small piece missing from the head. Prelims darkened. Otherwise interior pages are clean. Pencil inscription on front pastedown. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Summits and Secrets, Diemberger, Kurt
4 Diemberger, Kurt Summits and Secrets
London Hodder & Stoughton 1991 0340560487 / 9780340560488 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The author conveys magnificently that infectious mixture of enthusiasm, joy and awe which mountains inspire in him. Clean, tight paperback which appears unread - 348 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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The Ascent Of Everest, Hunt,  John
5 Hunt, John The Ascent Of Everest
London Hodder & Stoughton 1953 Second Impression Hard Back Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Two men and a Sherpa on a rack of pain in the thinnest air in the world, share the awesome fear and total jubilation of the first men to conquer the world's highest mountain. Square, tight hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear and with slight darkening to spine and some small stains to front cover (see photo). 300 pages including index. Illustrated with 8 colour and numerous b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Ascent of Everest, Hunt, Sir John
6 Hunt, Sir John The Ascent of Everest
London Hodder & Stoughton 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Clean, square copy which has faded spine strip. The historic story of the famous climb. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 300 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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The Ascent of Everest (SIGNED COPY), Hunt, Sir John
7 Hunt, Sir John The Ascent of Everest (SIGNED COPY)
London Hodder & Stoughton 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
SIGNED BY John Hunt on the title page in blue ink. Previous owner's name in pencil on front endpaper. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has some very small edge chips. Illustrated with b/w photographs. 300 pages including index. John Hunt was the British Army officer who led the successful expedition in 1953, the news of which broke on the morning of Queen Elizabeth's coronation. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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K2 : The 1939 Tragedy, Kauffman, Andrew J.; Putnam, William L.
8 Kauffman, Andrew J.; Putnam, William L. K2 : The 1939 Tragedy
London Diadem Books 1992 0906371694 / 9780906371695 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Molenaar, Dee ( Maps ) 
The full story of the ill-fated Wiessner Expedition. Which was considered one of the worst accidents in the climbing history of the Himalaya. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 223 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Modern Rope Techniques in Mountaineering, March Bill
9 March Bill Modern Rope Techniques in Mountaineering
Cumbria Cicerone Press 1981 0902363409 / 9780902363403 Reprint Card Covers Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
135pp. Covers are a little faded. A good, clean reading copy, with a few notes to blank rear page. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Munros : Scotland's Highest Mountains, McNeish, Cameron
10 McNeish, Cameron The Munros : Scotland's Highest Mountains
Edinburgh, Scotland Lomond Books 1998 0947782508 / 9780947782504 New & Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
Offers a choice of routes up Scotland's 284 mountain summits called the Monros. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight 'stretch' to front flap - 228 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Man of Everest, Tenzing told to James Ramsey Ullman
11 Tenzing told to James Ramsey Ullman Man of Everest
London The Reprint Society 1956 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Autobiography of the first humbly born Asian in all history to attain world stature and world renown as the co-conqueror of Everest. A very good clean hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear and sunning to spine - 320 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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