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ROGET, F F
Ski Runs in the High Alps
1913, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Fisher Unwin, London, 1913. 8vo, 312p, 4p adverts. Coloured frontispiece, 24 plates & 6 folding maps. Inscr. Two bookplates, nr fine copy in original pictorial cloth gilt, top edge gilt. Vignette on front cover. Neate R65 'the principal book in English by one who was outstanding among the pioneers of ski mountaineering'. Perret 3748 'peu courant et recherchť'. An Alpine classic.
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Book number: 001774
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.5 US$ 381.21 | JP• 41405]

 
ROMM, MICHAEL
The Ascent of Mount Stalin
First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1936. xii, 268p, fldg map. Plates. Sp evenly faded, scratch on front board, minor browning to eps else VG clean copy in original cloth. Neate R66.
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Book number: 000810
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 64.25 US$ 71.07 | JP• 7720]

 
ROPER, STEVE & STECK, ALLEN
Fifty Classic Climbs of North America
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Diadem, London, 1979. 4to, xii, 324p. Plates & maps. Lettering on dustwrapper spine slightly faded else nr fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate R68.
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Book number: 000939
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 81.75 US$ 90.46 | JP• 9825]

 
ROSCOE, SIR HENRY E & SCHUSTER, A
Spectrum Analysis
. Hard Cover. 4th edn, revised & considerably enlarged, Macmillan, London, 1885. 8vo, xvi, 452p. Plates, some in colour, text engravings. Small unobtrusive label on spine, spine v sl dull else near fine copy in original pictorial cloth gilt, with mounted spectrum on front board. Top edge gilt. An important work on chemical and astronomical spectroscopy. Knight p234 ' Spectrum Analysis became a standard work'.
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Book number: 001064
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.25 US$ 155.07 | JP• 16843]

 
ROSCOE, SIR H E, F.R.S. AND SCHORLEMMER, C, F.R.S.
A Treatise on Chemistry
1877, First Edition. Hard Cover. 3 vols, first edn, 8vo, London, Macmillan, 1877-1880. Vol I Non-Metallic Elements, 504p, 1877; Vol II Part I Metals, 771p, 1878; Vol II Part II Metals, 552p, 1880. Engraved frontispiece of Dalton and text illustrations. VG clean copies in original cloth gilt, an attractive set. Classic Victorian chemistry. Knight p 234 'The great standard textbook of the late nineteenth century'.
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Book number: 001920
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 344.5 US$ 381.21 | JP• 41405]

 
ROTH, ARTHUR
Eiger Wall of Death
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Gollancz, London, 1982. Hardback, large 8vo, 351p. Illus. Fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate R78. Modern classic on the history of climbing on the North Face of the Eiger.
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Book number: 001213
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 58.15 | JP• 6316]

 
ROWELL, G A.
Electric Meteorology.
1886, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn thus, privately printed for the author, Oxford, 1886. 8vo, ca 225p, fldg diags. Offset browning to p1 else nr fine copy in original dark purple cloth gilt. 2p followed by 18 separately paginated publications including 'Lecture on the Storm in Wiltshire, Dec 30 1859'; 'On the Storm in the Isle of Wight, Sept 28 1876'; 'Electric Meteorology - an endeavour to show the general agency of electricity in the cause of rain & its allied phenomena, 1881'. DNB - George Augustus Rowell 1804 - 1892, meteorologist. COPAC lists copies at Oxford, Imperial, British Library only. An excellent copy of a rare book.
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Book number: 001241
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 402.75 US$ 445.83 | JP• 48423]
Keywords: Weather

 
RUTTLEDGE, HUGH
Everest the Unfinished Adventure
1937, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 1937. Tall 8vo. With 2 maps & 63 plates. Nr fine bright copy in original blue cloth gilt. Neate R100.
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Book number: 001865
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP• 13334]

 
SACK, JOHN
The Ascent of Yerupaja
First Thus. Hard Cover. First UK edn, Jenkins, 1954. Nr fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. First ascent of the mountain known as the Butcher in the Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru. Neate S02.
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Book number: 000756
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.61 | JP• 7018]

 
SCANTLEBURY, E [ED]
The Journal of the Fell & Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District Volume 1
First Edition. Hard Cover. Volume 1, 1907 - 1909. 3 issues. 8vo, 334p Index. Plates. Inscr. Sl wear else VG clean copy in attractive contemporary red half-calf gilt. Classic early climbing by the pioneers.
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Book number: 001327
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146 US$ 161.53 | JP• 17545]

 
SCARR, JOSEPHINE
Four Miles High
1966, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Gollancz, London, 1966. 8vo, 188p. Plates. Nr fine in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate S14 'Account of two women's expedition to the Himalaya (Kulu & Jagdula Himal)'.
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Book number: 001483
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.61 | JP• 7018]

 
SCHEELE, CHARLES-WILLIAM
The Chemical Essays of Charles-William Scheele
. Hard Cover. Facsimile reprint, Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1966. 8vo, xiv, ii, 406p. Nr fine original cloth. Pencil note 'only 250 copies reprinted'.
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Book number: 001820
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.61 | JP• 7018]
Keywords: Chemistry

 
SCHLEIDEN, M J
The Plant a Biography . In Thirteen Lectures.
1853. Hard Cover. Second Eng edn, Bailliere, London, 1853. 8vo, 2p cat, viii, 422p, 12p cat. Seven colour plates & 16 wood engs. Slight foxing mainly to back of frontispiece, else nr fine nice copy in original blind-stamped blue cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001045
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.75 US$ 96.92 | JP• 10527]

 
SCHMID, H & STIELER, K
The Bavarian Highlands & the Salzkammergut
1874, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Chapman & Hall, 1874. Large format, folio, viii, 205p. Attractive text illustrations & 29 plates. Some light foxing to back of plates, minor wear to head & tail of spine, VG bright copy in original blue cloth gilt. An attractive and scarce book on the Bavarian Alps region.
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Book number: 001060
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP• 13334]

 
SCHUSTER, LORD.
Mountaineering.
. The Romanes Lecture, Oxford, 1948. 32 pp. VG paperback offprint of Sheldonian Theatre lecture by past AC President. Very interesting account of the Golden Age in the Alps. Neate S27, not in Perret.
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Book number: 000934
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 45.23 | JP• 4912]

 
SCIOBERET, PIERRE & CONGREVE, L DORA
Tales of Country Life in La Gruyère
1887, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1887. 8vo, xiv, 335p. School-prize bookplate & gilt emblem to front board. Slight wear else near fine in full calf, gilt in compartments, marbled eps & edges. A nice copy. Three selected tales from Switzerland & la GruyŤre - Martin the Sawyer, Colin the Herdsman and Marie the Straw-Plaiter. Scarce.
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Book number: 001055
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146 US$ 161.53 | JP• 17545]
Catalogue: Antiquarian

 
SCOTT, J M
The Will and the Way
1949, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, 1949. 8vo, 251p. Map endpapers and dustwrapper by Bip Pares. Nr fine in sl wear VG attractive unclipped dustwrapper. Set in Switzerland, Zermatt and on Monte Rosa, by the well-known author. Neate X329.
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Book number: 001903
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.76 | JP• 13334]

 
SHAIRP, TATE & ADAMS-REILLY
Life and Letters of James David Forbes F.R.S.
1873, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edition, Macmillan, London, 1873. Thick 8vo, xiv, 577p, 2p ads. VG in original cloth gilt, with new endpapers at some time. Complete with folding map (by Adams-Reilly), & 8 illustrations including 4 mounted photographs (two of the Mer de Glace, Chamonix). Important biography of the famous alpine mountaineer and glaciologist. DNB - 'He was the first to study scientifically the phenomena of glaciers'.
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Book number: 001603
GBP 155.00 [Appr.: EURO 181 US$ 200.3 | JP• 21755]
Keywords: Alps

 
SHAW, HENRY.
Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries.
1843, First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 vols, Pickering, London, 1843. First edn complete with 94 engraved plates mainly in full colour & gilt, wood engraved initials and text illustrations also in colour. Small folio, unpaginated, original cloth gilt, neatly recased with spines laid down. Bkplt, some light foxing not usually on plates, VG attractive set. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages is considered to be Henry Shaw's most ambitious work on the decorative arts of the medieval period. Described by Ruari McLean, in his Victorian Book Design and Colour Printing, as "a magnificent production. It has a considerable claim to be called the most handsome book produced in the whole of the nineteenth century." McLean p66.
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Book number: 001635
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 758.75 US$ 839.96 | JP• 91232]
Catalogue: Antiquarian

 
SHAW, ROBERT
Visits to High Tartary, Yarkand and Kashgar (formerly Chinese Tartary) and Return Journey over the Karakoram Pass
1871, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Murray, London, 1871. 8vo, xvi, 486p, 16p cat. 2 folding maps, 4 attractive tinted litho plates, 3 wood eng plates & text illus. Wear to corners & head & tail of spine, new endpapers, spine cloth slightly wrinkled from old reback, else VG clean copy in original green cloth gilt. Shaw was awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Geographical Society in 1872. Yakushi S194. Scarce, not in Neate or Perret.
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Book number: 001002
GBP 750.00 [Appr.: EURO 875.5 US$ 969.19 | JP• 105268]

 
SHEARER, J
Panorama seen from the Observatory on the Summit of Ben Nevis
1895, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Shearer & Son, Stirling, [1895]. A very attractive folding coloured litho panorama ca 8 x 256 cm, plus outline map. Hardback, VG in original blue cloth gilt (8 x 33 cm). Not in Neate - scarce.
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Book number: 001692
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 408.75 US$ 452.29 | JP• 49125]

 
SHEPHERD, NAN
The Living Mountain a Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland
1977, First Edition. Pictorial Cover. First edn, Aberdeen University Press, 1977. Paperback, 8vo, viii, 95p. Text illustrations by Ian Munro. Near fine in original pictorial card covers. A great classic; see Wikipedia, the review by Robert Macfarlane 'I walk therefore I am', and the Royal Bank of Scotland £5 note.
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Book number: 001947
GBP 495.00 [Appr.: EURO 578 US$ 639.66 | JP• 69477]

 
SHIPTON, ERIC
Blank on the Map
1938, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, H&S, 1938. Complete with 36 plates, 3 maps (one folding in colour), drawings by Bip Pares. Inscr. Foxing to prelims and fore-edge, slight wear else VG in original black cloth, red lettering unfaded. Important Himalayan exploration with Tilman, Spender & Auden of the Shaksgam area north of the main Karakoram range. Neate S58. Perret 4043 'Un des livres les plus recherchťs sur l'Himalaya'.
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Book number: 001862
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 402.75 US$ 445.83 | JP• 48423]

 
SHIPTON, ERIC
Nanda Devi
1936, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, H&S, London, 1936. 8vo, xvi, 310p. Map endpaper & 27 plates. Nr fine copy in good, small repair, almost complete dustwrapper. Attractive dustwrapper & text drawings by Bip Pares. Neate S63 'Shipton & Tilman carried out one of the greatest pieces of mountain exploration, penetrating the Rishi Gorge to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary'. Scarce in dustwrapper.
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Book number: 001866
GBP 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 642 US$ 710.74 | JP• 77196]
Keywords: Himalaya

 
SIMOND, L
Voyage en Suisse fait dans les annees 1817, 1818 & 1819.
1822, First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 vols, 8vo, 1st edn, Paris, 1822. A nr fine very nice set in recent quarter calf gilt. Includes the region of 'Chamouni'. Perret 4062 'un des classiques'.
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Book number: 001374
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 233.5 US$ 258.45 | JP• 28071]
Keywords: Alps

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