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  1. Thumb_mountaineering-bright-clean-copy-bbc1a2df-559d-40e6-933a-153201f05af6
    • T FISHER UNWIN, [1920]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, plates and illustrations in the text, neat contemporary signature on front paste-down; green cloth, upper board framed, blocked and lettered in blind, gilt back, green top, uncut, a very good, bright, clean copy. With 2pp trade advertisement at end, followed by 32pp publisher's catalogue (partially unopened; two gatherings poorly opened). SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Neate *637. leer más
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    • CONSTABLE, 1895
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Third Edition, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present), title in red and black, title-vignette, and 99 full-page plates, endpapers mildly browned; original green ribbed cloth, upper board lettered in gilt, brown cloth back lettered in gilt, uncut, hinges tender (but binding wholly sound), boards mildly faded else a bright, clean copy. With the engraved armorial bookplate of John Francis Leigh Clare on front paste-down, and his holograph signature on front free endpaper. Published in the same year as the first edition. Clare was son to John Leigh Clare, merchant and art colle... leer más
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    • METHUEN, 1899
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Roy. 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present), plates (a number in photogravure), folding panorama on japon and 2 large folding coloured maps (one in relief) at end, a little negligible foxing here and there; original red diced cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back, uncut, an unusually well-preserved bright, clean, crisp copy. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Neate *273. leer más
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    • A&C BLACK, 1947
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to., First Edition, with frontispiece and 80 fine plates, small neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; brown cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. Neate 661. leer más
    • LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, LONGMANS & ROBERTS, 1857
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with chromolithographed frontispiece, 3 chromolithographed plates (some minor age-soiling at margins; one plate rather more heavily soiled) and 3 maps coloured in blue; handsomely bound in full navy crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame borders, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, original backstrip gilt mounted on new and separate leaf at front, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. The author was President of the Alpine Club 1875-... leer más
    • ALLEN LANE [AND] ROUTLEDGE, [1992, 2001]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition; cloth (black/ivory respectively), gilt backs, a near fine set in dustwrapper (one wrapper price-clipped). COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
    • UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE, 1937
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, plates, map and large folding map on japon; handsomely bound in full burgundy crushed morocco, sides with gilt frame borders, back with raised bands, second and fourth compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, gilt top, hand-made endpapers, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Classic first ascent. Neate *815. leer más
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    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1940]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece, plates, illustrations and full-page map in the text, and 2 large folding maps on japon; red cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly age-soiled and neatly repaired at extremities. Classic biography of arguably the most famous mountaineer of all time. Neate *736. leer más
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    • UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD, 1913
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece and plates, free endpapers lightly browned; green cloth, boards framed in blind, gilt back, a remarkably bright, fresh copy. WITH THE SEPARATELY PRINTED LEAF OF CORRIGENDA & NOTES. Printed for the author. SCARCE. See Neate p.121. leer más
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    • LONGMANS GREEN & CO, 1899
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Fourth Edition, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present) and 6 plates by Whymper; maroon cloth, boards framed and blocked in blind, gilt back, black endpapers, joints lightly rubbed and case a litle shaken else a very good, bright, clean copy. With 2pp publisher's catalogue at end. First published in 1871. This edition includes minor textual corrections and the first Index. Neate *839. leer más
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    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD, 1925
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with plates toned in blue, some light marginal spotting; green cloth, gilt back, dark top, uncut, backstrip mildly sunned else a very good, bright, clean copy. The author failed to complete his degree, but founded the Oxford University Mountaineering Club, and the Alpine Ski Club. Neate 471. leer más
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    • ALLEN & UNWIN, [1957]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured portrait frontispiece, numeroud plates in monochrome and many maps in the text; blue cloth, upper board blocked in blind, backstrip lettered in silver, blue top a little faded, a near fine copy in unclipped, very lightly browned dustwrapper. Covers the Swiss ascent of Everest and the first ascent of Lhotse. Published a year after the German version. Neate 240. leer más
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    • WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, 1929
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece and numerous plates (a number folding), one or two plates loose; blue cloth, upper board lettered in gilt, backstrip ruled and lettered in gilt, a very good, bright, clean copy. Neate 727. leer más
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    • SEELEY SERVICE, [1934]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., with frontispiece, 101 plates and 9 folding maps in blue; original series binding of terracotta cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, brown buckram back lettered in gilt, brown top, a near fine copy in unclipped, very lightly browned dustwrapper. leer más
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    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1950]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Third Edition, on laid paper, with frontispiece and plates; red cloth, backstrip lettered in black, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1940. Neate 735. leer más
  13. Thumb_alps-translated-louisa-brough-first-english-edition-e4192eed-07f0-4461-9ffd-f7ba1286387d
    • KEGAN PAUL TRENCH & CO., 1889
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with frontispiece (original tissue guard present), numerous plates and illustrations in the text, and 2 folding maps (one coloured; one coloured in outline); pictorial cloth, gilt back, green endpapers, covers very lightly faded else a very good, bright, crisp copy. With the armorial bookplate of Harry Robert Sauve Pulman on front paste-down. Not recorded by Neate. leer más
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    • HART-DAVIS, 1957
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with portrait frontispiece and plates; maroon cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a very good, bright, clean copy. The Italian edition was published in 1947. The author was killed attempting a new route on Mont Blanc du Tacul. Neate *307. leer más
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    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1947]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with portrait frontispiece and plates, some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; black cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and green, gilt back, green top, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • CASSELL, [1932]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with portrait frontispiece in photogravure; original green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, gilt back, green top, uncut, a near fine copy. leer más
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    • NELSON, [1926]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, small neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt, gilt back, gilt top, a near fine copy. leer más
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