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WHYMPER, EDWARD
Guide à Chamonix et dans la Chaîne du Mont Blanc
First Thus. Pictorial Cover. Premičre édition franēaise, Jullien, Geneva [1911]. 8vo, xv, 223p. 65 illus by the author & fldg maps. Nr fine copy in original printed pictorial card covers. Perret 4561 - 'Excellent guide descriptif et historique. Peu courant et recherché'.
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Book number: 000839
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175 US$ 192.85 | JP„ 21073]

 
WHYMPER, EDWARD
How to Use the Aneroid Barometer
1891, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Murray, london, 1891. 8vo, 61p. VG ex-library copy in bright library cloth gilt, with stamp on reverse of title page. Neate W62 'tables and information based on his experiences in the Andes'. Scarce.
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Book number: 001861
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175 US$ 192.85 | JP„ 21073]

 
WHYMPER, EDWARD
Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator
1891, First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 vols, first edition, John Murray, London, 1891-2. 4to, 456p, 147p. Maps, plates & text illus. Nr fine set in attractive contemporary polished full-calf, spine gilt in compartments, dual labels, by Bickers & Son. Marbled endpapers & edges. A nice set. Neate W66 'the first great classic of South American mountaineering'.
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Book number: 001686
GBP 495.00 [Appr.: EURO 576.75 US$ 636.41 | JP„ 69541]

 
CARL GEROLD'S SOHN IN WIEN
Album Der Arlbergbahn [ Arlberg ]
1880, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Vienna, n.d. [ca 1880]. Oblong album 15.5 x 21 cm, title plus 18 very arractive colour plates of the Arlberg Alps and the railway. Caption on the back of the plates. Nr fine copy in roiginal green cloth gilt. Not in Neate or Perret. No copies on Copac.
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Book number: 001911
GBP 950.00 [Appr.: EURO 1107 US$ 1221.4 | JP„ 133463]

 
WILLIAMS, REV CHARLES
The Alps, Switzerland and the North of Italy with numerous Engravings
1854, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Cassell, 1854. Large format, 20 x 30 cm, viii, 634p. Map frontis and many engravings some full page. Inner hinges strengthened, Inscr. VG clean copy in original cloth gilt. Neate W18 'Includes accounts of early Mont Blanc & Jungfrau ascents'. Perret 4578 'Peu courant. Ce livre a contribué a la notoriété du Mont Blanc'.
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Book number: 001733
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 343.75 US$ 379.28 | JP„ 41444]

 
WILLS, ALFRED
The Eagle's Nest in the Valley of Sixt a Summer Home among the Alps : together with some excursions among the Great Glaciers
1860, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Longman, London, 1860. 8vo, xx, 327p, 28p cat. 2 fldg maps & 12 attractive litho plates. Slight browning to back & edges of plates else nr fine copy in original bright cloth gilt. The pictorial binding (Eagle & mountaineering equipment), gilt on blue cloth, is one of the best on mountaineering books. Neate W93. Perret 4584 'L'édition originale est rare'.
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Book number: 001828
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 757.5 US$ 835.7 | JP„ 91317]

 
WILLS, ALFRED
Wanderings among the High Alps
1858. Hard Cover. 2nd edn, revised with additions, Bentley, London, 1858. Sm 8vo, xx, 426p, 4 b/w engraved plates. Inscr, VG in original purple cloth, spine faded, gilt vignette on front board. A Golden Age classic. Perret 4582 'ouvrage important'. This edn has the extra chapter on his ascent of Mont Blanc.
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Book number: 001461
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 227.25 US$ 250.71 | JP„ 27395]

 
WILSON, ANDREW
The Abode of Snow Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, Through the Upper Valleys of the Himalaya
1876. Hard Cover. 2nd edn, Blackwood, Edinburgh, 1876. 8vo, xxviii, 436p,4p cat. Coloured frontis & map in pocket. Bkplt, inscr, neatly recased with orig spine laid down, sl foxing mainly to edges, else VG bright copy.
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Book number: 001499
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175 US$ 192.85 | JP„ 21073]

 
WILSON, CLAUDE M.D.
Mountaineering
1893, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Bell, London, 1893. Sm 8vo, adverts, 208p, 6p cat. Engs in text by Ellis Carr. Sl wear, VG in original pictorial cloth. Attractive instructional guide with illustrated adverts of the period. Neate W96 'a delightful period piece'.
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Book number: 001909
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 US$ 51.43 | JP„ 5620]

 
WISE, A TUCKER M.D.
Alpine Winter in its Medical Aspects with notes on Davos Platz, Wiessen, St Moritz and the Maloja
. Hard Cover. Second edition, Churchill, London, 1885. 8vo, 121p, 2p cat. Fldg map, engraved plates, hotel plans & tables. Inscr. Near fine copy in very attractive pictorial gilt binding. Important book on the health aspects of living in the Alps. Scarce.
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Book number: 000952
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 227.25 US$ 250.71 | JP„ 27395]

 
WOLFF, HENRY W
The Country of the Vosges
1891, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Longmans, London, 1891. 8vo, xiv, 368p. Folding map. Inscr. Nr fine copy in original blue pictorial cloth gilt. All edges gilt. Includes Metz, Strasbourg, Colmar, Mulhausen, Alsace & Lorraine.
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Book number: 001787
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 64.25 US$ 70.71 | JP„ 7727]

 
WOOD, ANNIE ( HAVARD, HENRY)
The Dead Cities of the Zuyder Zee a Voyage to the Picturesque Side of Holland
1875, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Bentley, 1875. 8vo, xiv, 363p. 10 engraved plates. Armorial bookplate. Minor marking to endpapers else a fine copy in original green cloth gilt, with gilt vignette on the upper board.
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Book number: 001417
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.75 US$ 83.57 | JP„ 9132]
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WOOD, CHARLES WILLIAM
A Month at Gastein: or, Footfalls in the Tyrol.
1873, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London : R. Bentley & Son, [1873]. viii, 317p; 21 illustrations; 19 cm. Slight wear to head & tail of spine else VG nice bright copy in original blue cloth gilt. Not in Neate or Perret. Scarce travel in Tyrol.
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Book number: 001682
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.75 US$ 122.14 | JP„ 13346]

 
WOODWARD, HORACE F.G.S., F.R.S.
The Geology of England and Wales
1876, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Longmans Green, London, 1876. 8vo, xx, 476p, 2p cat. Frontispiece & text engravings, folding coloured map. Nr fine copy in original green cloth gilt. The British geologist who participated in the Geological Survey of England and Wales from 1867 until his retirement in 1908. He was Vice-president of the Geological Society, where he was elected a Fellow in 1868. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1896.
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Book number: 001949
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175 US$ 192.85 | JP„ 21073]

 
WORKMAN, FANNY BULLOCK & WILLIAM HUNTER
Peaks and Glaciers of Nun Kun a Record of Pioneer-Exploration and Mountaineering in the Punjab Himalaya.
1909, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Constable, London, 1909. Large 8vo, xvi, 204p, 1p cat. Folding coloured map & 92 plates, some in colour. Nr fine in original cloth bright gilt, with colour illustration of climbers mounted on upper board. Top edge gilt. Neate W125 'Expedition to the Himalayan Nun Kun massif in 1906, during which Mrs Workman established a new world height record for women (c 23,000 ft) on the Pinnacle Peak, at the age of 47'. Perret 4604 'Ouvrage tres rare', without doubt the most sought-after of the five titles published by the Workmans'.
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Book number: 001954
GBP 1500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1747.75 US$ 1928.53 | JP„ 210731]

 
WORSFOLD, REV J N
The Vaudois of Piedmont A Visit to their Valleys, with a Sketch of their Remarkable History as a Church and People to the Present Date
1873, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edition, Shaw & Co, London, 1873. viii, 134p, 16p cat. Map frontispiece. Inscr. Near fine copy in original green cloth gilt. Scarce.
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Book number: 000701
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.28 | JP„ 7024]

 
WRIGHT, G F
Man and the Glacial Period
1892, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Kegan Paul, London, 1892. xiv, 385p, 80p cat. The International Scientific Series. 3 fldg maps, text illus. Faculty of Physicians & Surgeons bookplate, number on spine else VG clean copy in original dec cloth.
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Book number: 000780
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 US$ 32.14 | JP„ 3512]

 
WUNDT, T
Das Matterhorn
1897. Hard Cover. Second edn, 1897. 4to, 192p. Many attractive plates. German text. Attractive colour illustration on front board and dramatic frontispiece by Doré. VG in original pictorial cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001899
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.75 US$ 122.14 | JP„ 13346]

 
YELD, G
Scrambles in the Eastern Graians 1878 - 1897
1900, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Unwin, 1900. 8vo, xx, 279p, 1p cat. Folding map & 20 plates. Sl wear, VG in original pictorial blue cloth gilt. Classic on the Cogne area. Perret 4630 'recherche'.
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Book number: 001032
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 110.75 US$ 122.14 | JP„ 13346]

 
YOUNG, THOMAS M.D.
A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts
. Hard Cover. New edn, Taylor & Watson, London, 1845. With references & notes by P Kelland FRS. 2 vols, 8vo, xxviii, 608p, 24p cat; xliii, 43 engraved plates inc 2 optics plates in colour. Neat inscr, a near fine bright set in original blind-stamped & gilt-lettered cloth. Thornton & Tully p 205 'Young founded the science of physiological optics & performed important experiments on light & sound. His wave theory of light was a major step in science'. DNB 'His doctrine of 'interference' of light marked an epoch in the history of the subject'. See also PMM 436 'He was the last of the natural philosophers who could know all that was to be known'.
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Book number: 001033
GBP 1000.00 [Appr.: EURO 1165.25 US$ 1285.69 | JP„ 140488]

 
YOUNG, GEOFFREY WINTHROP
Freedom Poems
1914, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Smith Elder, London, 1914. 8vo, x, 148p. Inscr. Fly leaves browned, near fine copy in original cloth gilt. Neate Y16. With the classic mountaineering poem 'The Cragsman'.
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Book number: 001877
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 116.75 US$ 128.57 | JP„ 14049]

 
YOUNG, GEOFFREY WINTHROP
The Grace of Forgetting
1953, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Country Life, London, 1953. 8vo, 352p. Plates. Nr fine in slight wear VG unclipped dustwrapper. Neate Y17 'Mainly non-mountaineering experiences, including service in an ambulance division in World War I, where he lost a leg'.
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Book number: 001231
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.28 | JP„ 7024]

 
YOUNG, GEOFFREY WINTHROP
Mountains with a Difference
1951, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, E&S, 1951. 8vo, xii, 282p. Plates. Inscr. VG nice copy in good dw (sl wear head & tail of spine). Neate Y20 'Account of his alpine climbs with an artificial leg after 1918'.
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Book number: 001457
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.5 US$ 64.28 | JP„ 7024]

 
YOUNGHUSBAND, SIR FRANCIS
Wonders of the Himalaya
. Hard Cover. 2nd imp, Murray, 1924. Inscr, minor light foxing else VG bright copy. Kashmir & Mustagh.
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Book number: 000719
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 US$ 51.43 | JP„ 5620]

 
NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA
A Treatise on Meteorological Instruments.
1864, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Negretti & Zambra, London, 1864. Tall 8vo, xii, 152p, 8p price list of barometers, thermometers, hygrometers etc. Illustrations in text. Recent yellow endpapers, sl wear, VG in original cloth gilt. Negretti & Zambra were instrument makers to the Queen and the admiralty.
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Book number: 001967
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 233.25 US$ 257.14 | JP„ 28098]

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