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Extreme Eiger
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Extreme Eiger

By Gillman, Peter & Gillman, Leni

1st ed Fine in VG+ dw A well illustrated account of the hectic few weeks in early 1966 when two teams set about trying to forge a direct route up the North Face of the Eiger

$19.10

Leading the High Life
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Leading the High Life

By Phelps, Malcolm

2016 1st ed pb VG- as bottom edge has a little 'bump' large format pb, an account of his climbs throughout the world, including the UK, USA, Norway, Alps, Jordan, Morocco and Australia. Signed by Malcolm Phelps

$19.10

My Ascent of Mont Blanc
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My Ascent of Mont Blanc

By d'Angeville, Henriette

1992 ed VG in VG price clipped dw "a French aristocrat's dramatic account of her glorious climb in 1838" with an introduction by Dervla Murphy

$25.47

Mountains and Mountaineering Schools in Switzerland
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Mountains and Mountaineering Schools in Switzerland

By Zermatten, Maurice & Vaucher, Michel

1st ed VG- pb slim 36 page pb, the first section is 'Mountains' and the final few pages covers 'Mountaineering Schools in Switzerland'. Several b&w photos and a number of very nice woodcuts

$10.19

Oread Mountaineering Club 50th Anniversary Journal
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Oread Mountaineering Club 50th Anniversary Journal

By Oread Mountaineering Club (ed H. Pretty)

1st ed VG in VG dw signed by Harry Pretty, the editor, nicely produced hardback celebrating the club's first 50 years, extracts from their journals from 1949 to 1999, well illustrated with b&w and colour photos and some line drawings, signed by the editor, Harry Pretty

$25.47

Meine Berge
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Meine Berge

By Trenker, Luis

1936 1st ed VG- as small portion cut from top corner of FEP, no dw Large format, text is in German but includes 188 beautiful b&w photos, either half or full page. Trenker was a Tyrolese guide who starred in many pre-war mountain film spectaculars, including playing Jean-Antoine Carrel (Text in German)

$28.01

The Climbers\' Club Centenary Journal
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The Climbers' Club Centenary Journal

By The Climbers' Club (ed T Gifford)

1st ed VG- as small inscription on FEP in VG dw 304 pages, a celebration of the centenary of The Climbers' Club Journal with extracts from a vast number of journals from 1898 (Vol 1 no.1) through to the late 1990's, illustrated with a number of b&w photos

$12.73

A Hard Day\'s Summer
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A Hard Day's Summer

By Hargreaves, Alsion

1st ed VG in VG dw account of the first person to climb the six classic north faces, solo, in one season: the Grande Jorasses, the Matterhorn, the Eiger, the Badile, the Dru and the Cima Grande. In 1995 she was the first woman to climb Everest solo and without oxygen, but she died just three months later descending from the summit of K2.

$25.47

Cold Wars
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Cold Wars

By Kirkpatrick, Andy

1st ed VG in VG dw. 2011 The follow up to 'Psycho Vertical', more climbing on big walls in the Alps and Patagonia in the depths of winter

$19.10

1865  The Golden Age of Mountaineering
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1865 The Golden Age of Mountaineering

By Modica, Gilles

1st English ed Fine in photo cover, no dw issued, A large format, very well illustrated account of the Golden Age of Alpine mountaineering, dedication in French and signed by Gilles Modica. Please note that this is a large heavy item and thus postage may be a little more than that quoted as default.

$57.30

A Mishap on the Matterhorn by EE Stock (Extract 1901)
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A Mishap on the Matterhorn by EE Stock (Extract 1901)

By Wide World Magazine

Wide World Magazine, 1901. extract in card covers VG. 6 page extract (only the first 5 pages relate to climbing) simply bound into card cover inc b&w photos: account of an accident on the Matterhorn in 1895

$8.91

Banner in the Sky
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Banner in the Sky

By Ullman, James R

Collins, 1959. special youth ed VG in G+ dw. fiction: loosely based on the first ascent of the Matterhorn for younger readers [Neate X385]

$12.73

The Valley of Zermatt and the Matterhorn
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The Valley of Zermatt and the Matterhorn

By Whymper, Edward

John Murray, 1911. rebound 15th ed VG no dw. small format, beautiful old guide book, well illustrated and includes many pages of interesting old adverts, nicely rebound so very clean copy [Neate W67]

$63.67

Avalanche
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Avalanche

By Wechsberg, Joseph

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1958. 1st ed VG in VG dw. the story of the village of Blons in Western Austria and what happened to it during the disastrous avalanche of January, 1954, in which every sixth inhabitant was killed. The author also describes the ways of snow.

$10.19

Tiger in the Snow
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Tiger in the Snow

By Unsworth, Walter

Gollancz, 1967. 1st ed VG no dw. the life and adventures of AF Mummery, covers climbing in the Alps and exploration around Nanga Parbat [Neate U27]

$15.28

Mean Feat
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Mean Feat

By Waite, John

Oxford Illustrated Press, 1985. 1st ed VG in VG dw. 3,000 mile walk through Portugal, Spain, France, Switzerland and Italy

$12.73

A Church in the Alps - A Century of Zermatt & the English
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A Church in the Alps - A Century of Zermatt & the English

By Williams, Cicely

Commonwealth & Continental Church Society, 1970. 1st ed VG- pb (as small amount of fading to cover) . small format 46 page pb celebrating centenary of the formation of the English Church in Zermatt, subscriptions were asked for just before the famous disaster following the first ascent, and some of the families of those who died that day made large donations. [Neate W79]

$19.10

The Most Dangerous Work in the World by George D Abraham (Extract 1911)
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The Most Dangerous Work in the World by George D Abraham (Extract 1911)

By Wide World Magazine

Wide World Magazine, 1911. extract in card covers VG. 12 page extract simply bound into card cover inc b&w photos, a look at the life of a mountain guide in the Alps

$8.91

Poster of Don Whillans

By Whillans, Don

Don Whillans memorial, 1987. Fine colour poster, signed by Hamish MacInnes, Joe Brown, Nat Allen & Chris Bonington, protected in cardboard tube. Yes. large colour poster (17" x 24") of Don Whillans, signed by Hamish MacInnes, Joe Brown, Nat Allen & Chris Bonington, at the Don Whillans memorial lecture in Edinburgh 1987

$191.00

The Boys of Everest
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The Boys of Everest

By Willis, Clint

Robson Books, 2006. 1st ed VG+ in VG dw. large book, 536 pages, selected accounts from 1958 through to 1985 of mainly British achievements of the Bonington generation, includes expeditions in the Alps, Patagonia, The Ogre, Kongur, Nuptse, Annapurna, Annapurna II, K2, Everest

$22.92

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