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The Everest Years : A Climber's Life

By: Bonington, Chris

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1986

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 056624


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. View more info

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Everest : Unclimbed Ridge

By: Bonington, Chris; Clarke, Charles

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 056622


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. View more info

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Summits and Secrets

By: Diemberger, Kurt

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 056582


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. View more info

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Le Massif du Toubkal : Guide Alpin de la Montagne Marocaine

By: Dresch, Jean & De Lepiney, Jacques

Price: £42.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Office Cherifen Du Tourisme: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064075


Internally clean guide to High Atlas Mountains in Morocco with text in FRENCH. Includes attached, fold-out illustrations of the terrain. Covers show signs of shelfwear with some light watermarking (see photo) - 233 pages, Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Ascent Of Everest

By: Hunt, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 059293


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. View more info

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The Ascent of Everest

By: Hunt, Sir John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042351


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. View more info

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The Ascent of Everest (SIGNED COPY)

By: Hunt, Sir John

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 062567


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. View more info

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Modern Rope Techniques in Mountaineering

By: March Bill

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cumbria, Cicerone Press: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015213


135pp. Covers are a little faded. A good, clean reading copy, with a few notes to blank rear page. View more info

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The Munros : Scotland's Highest Mountains

By: McNeish, Cameron

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Lomond Books: 1998

Edition: New & Revised Edition

Seller ID: 056555


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. View more info

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Cheddar Caves

By: Stanton, Dr. W. I.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Crawley, West Sussex, Colourmaster Limited: 1984

Seller ID: 063976


24 page, stapled brochure being the Illustrated Official Guide to the famous Somerset Caves. Clean, glossy copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Man of Everest

By: Tenzing told to James Ramsey Ullman

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1956

Seller ID: 056981


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. View more info