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A CAMERA IN THE HILLS
Smythe, F. S.
Adam and Charles Black London 1942 2nd Edition
  With photographic illustrations throughout, a very good copy in good dustjacket. Dustjacket has minor end and corner wear. ; 275 x 205mm; 107 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19504  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN ARTIST AMONG MOUNTAINS
Coverley-Price, Victor
Robert Hale London 1957 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 231pp; illustrations, ; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11315  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ANNAPURNA, A Woman's Place
Blum, Arlene.
ISBN: 0246124253
Granada London 1984 1st Paperback Edition
 Paper Back xii, 258 pgs, many photographic illustrations, The dramatic story of the first women's ascent of one of the world's highest places. ; 255 x 180mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1937  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ARTIFICIAL AIDS IN MOUNTAINEERING
Sutton, Geoffrey
Nicholas Kaye London 1962 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 64pp; illustrations, dustwrapper a tad chipped; 190 x 125mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11673  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BEN NEVIS Britain's Highest Mountain
Crocket, Ken
ISBN: 0907521169
Scottish Mountaineering Trust Scotland 1986 1st Edition
 Hardcover With endpaper maps, many photographic illustrations, a fine copy. ; 240 x 170mm; [xvi], 320 pages Fine
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20736  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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EAST OF KATMANDU
Weir, Tom
Oliver and Boyd Edinburgh 1955 1st Edition
 Hard Cover With many photographic illustrations. A very good copy lacking dustjacket. This book contains a vivid and colourful account of NEPAL - her mountains and gorges, her villages and her peoples. ; 220 x 140mm; [iv], 138 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19510  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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EIGER DIRECT
Gillman, Peter and Haston, Dougal
Collins London 1966 1st Edition
 Hardcover With photographic illustrations throughout by Christian Bonington, a very good copy lacking dustjacket. ; 235 x 150mm; 183 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19503  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FRAGILE EDGE
Coffey, Maria
ISBN: 0701134070
Chatto & Windus London 1989 Second Impression
 Hardcover With photographic illustrations, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 240 x 160mm; 183 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16564  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GERVASUTTI'S CLIMBS.
Gervasutti, Giusto
Rupert Hart-Davis London 1957 1st Edition
 Hardcover Translated by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith. With photographic illustrations, dustjacket shows wear at spine ends and corners, jacket is unclipped, endpapers have tape marks, a very good copy in good dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 201 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20752  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HOW THE ENGLISH MADE THE ALPS
Ring, Jim
ISBN: 0719556899
John Murray London 2000 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 24 photographic illustrations, endpaper maps, previous owners name in small print on front endpaper otherwise A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 240 x 160mm; xvi, 287 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20747  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MAN OF EVEREST the Autobiography of Tenzing
Ullman, James Ramsey (As Told To)
The Reprint Society London 1956 
 Hard Cover 320pp; illustrations. ; 185 x 125mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12082  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAINEER ' Helvellyn to Himalaya' and ' Lhasa: The Holy City
Chapman, F. Spencer
The Reprint Society London 1945 
 Hard Cover 446pp; illusts, e/p maps, edges a tad faded, d/w chipped with small tears.; 190 x 125mm Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4811  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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PRISONER IN RED TIBET
Wignall, Sydney
Hutchinson London 1957 1st Edition
 Hardcover The Author was the leader of the 1955 Welsh Himalayan expedition. With many photographic illustrations, endpaper maps, a very good copy lacking dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 264 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19704  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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RAKAPOSHI
Banks, Mike
Secker and Warburg London 1959 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 238pp; illustrations, maps, d/w chipped.; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4798  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ROPE BOY
Gray, Dennis
ISBN: 0575005890
Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1970 1st Edition
 Hardcover With many photographic illustrations, 4 maps, index, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; 320 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20751  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SIVALAYA, The 8000 - metre Peaks of the Himalaya. A chronicle and bibliography of exploration.
Baume, Louis C.
Gastons - West Col. 1978.   
  1st ed., 316 pgs, 29 maps & diagrams, Fine copy in d/w. 
Price: $110.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 871  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SNOWDON BIOGRAPHY
Young, Geoffrey Winthop & Sutton, Geoffrey & Noyce, Wilfred
J. M. Dent & Company London 1957 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 16 pages of photogrsaphs and endpaper maps, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 145mm; xiv, 194 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21497  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SNOWDON BIOGRAPHY
Young, Geoffrey Winthop & Sutton, Geoffrey & Noyce, Wilfred
J. M. Dent & Company London 1957 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 16 pages of photogrsaphs and endpaper maps, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 145mm; xiv, 194 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21497  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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TENZING AND THE SHERPAS OF EVEREST
Tenzing, Judy & Tashi
ISBN: 0732267250
Harpercollins Australia 2001 1st Edition
 Paperback With Forewords By His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Sir Edmund Hillary. With photographic illustrations in colour and black & white and maps, a very good copy. ; 235 x 155mm; xxvi, 211 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17218  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOARDMAN TASKER OMNIBUS
Boardman, Peter and Tasker, Joe
ISBN: 1898573123
Baton Wicks London 1998 Reprint
 Hardcover With Savage Arena by Joe Tasker, - The Shining Mountain by Peter Boardman, - Sacred Summits by Peter Boardman, - Everest The Cruel Way By Joe Tasker. With photographic illustrations, Previous owners inscription on front endpaper otherwise a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 245 x 160mm Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20748  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE BOYS OF EVEREST Chris Bonington and the Tragedy of Climbing's Greatest Generation
Willis, Clint
ISBN: 1861059809
Robson Books London 2006 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 220 x 145mm; xxiv, 536 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22487  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE CLIMBERS HANDBOOK
Hattingh, Garth
New Holland London 1998 1st Edition
 Illustrated Boards 160pp; numerous illusts, ; 285 x 220mm Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4797  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS
Busk, Douglas
Hodder & Stoughton London 1946 1st Edition
 Cloth xi, 274pp; illusts & ( fold out) maps by author, beige cloth a little browned along edges, foxing to page edges, torn d/w in protective wrapper.; 230 x 150mm Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4810  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE KANCHENJUNGA ADVENTURE.
Smythe, F. S.
Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1931 Third Impression ( first cheap
 Hardcover With photographic illustrations, maps, original dark blue cloth starting to chipp on top spine end, rear inner hinge paper split, newspaper clipping from 1932 titled "Heroic Himalyan Porters" pasted to rear endpaper, overall a good copy. ; 220 x 140mm; 464 pages Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19509  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE MOUNTAINS OF SERBIA. Travels through Inland Yugoslavia
Kindersley, Anne.
Readers Union, 1977.   
  286 pgs, 45 plates, 2 maps, octavo, Fine copy in d/w. 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 873  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE WHITE SPIDER The Story of the North Face of the Eiger
Harrer, Heinrich
Rupert Hart-Davis London 1965 Revised Edition
 Hardcover New edition revised and augmented, translated from the German by Hugh Merrick, with additional chapters by Heinrich Harrer and Kurt Maix, With many illustrations, maps, dustjacket worn at spine ends and corners but is unclipped, overall a very good copy. ; 235 x 160mm; 310 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20194  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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