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COOLIDGE, W A B
Swiss Travel and Swiss Guide Books
1889, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Longmans Green & Co, 1889. 8vo, xii, 336p, 16p cat. Minor light foxing else near fine copy in original cloth gilt. An important reference work, with a history of Zermatt. Neate C129, Perret 1098. Scarce.
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Book number: 001013
GBP 375.00 [Appr.: EURO 437.75 US$ 484.68 | JP 52611]

 
CORNISH, J & T
Cornish's Strangers Guide Through Manchester & Salford
. New edn, Cornish, Manchester, 1857. Sm 8vo, lxiv (illus adverts), 164p, xxvi (ads). Large fldg b/w city map 'Manchester & Salford 1857' by J R Jobbins, showing the railway system. Text engs inc The Great Exhibition of Art Treasures 1857 held in Manchester. Original paper covers, slight wear & staining, else VG. Rare guide & railway map. Only 3 copies on Copac.
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Book number: 001668
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 204.5 US$ 226.19 | JP 24552]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: Railway Map

 
COSTANTIN, M J
Aperçu historique des progrès de la botanique depuis cent ans (1834-1934).
1934. Printer Wrapper. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, XVI, Paris, 1934. Tall 8vo, cxcix p, 16 plates, text portraits. University bookplate, VG clean copy in original printed wrappers.
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Book number: 001237
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.25 US$ 32.31 | JP 3507]

 
COXE, WILLIAM.
Sketches of the Natural, Civil, and Political State of Swisserland in a Series of Letters to William Melmoth Esq.
1779, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, printed for J Dodsley, 1779. 8vo, viii, 532p, 1p postscript. Original wrappers bound in. Completely uncut copy, 16 x 25 cm. Attractively bound in 1/4 calf, marbled boards, gilt label, not recent. Minor dampstain to corner of early pages else VG clean copy. Pp 286-295 describe a visit to the 'glacier of Montenvers' and the use of 'a long pole spiked with iron' and crampons. Also an attempt on Mont Blanc by 'four inhabitants of Chamouny'. Perret 1159 'Un des ouvrages de voyages en Suisse les plus classiques de la fin du XVIII sicle'. The first edition of the book later issued (1789) as 'Travels in Switzerland' which ran to four editions.
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Book number: 001929
GBP 800.00 [Appr.: EURO 934 US$ 1033.99 | JP 112236]

 
[CRAMER, J A & WICKHAM H L]
A Dissertation on the Passage of Hannibal Over the Alps. By a Member of the University of Oxford.
1820, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Oxford for Parker, 1820. Tall 8vo, xxiv, 182p, errata leaf. Folding map frontispiece & 3 engraved plates. Nr fine in full polished contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments with label. Inscribed to 'John Murray Esq with the Regards of the authors'. Not in Neate or Perret. The authors suggested the Little St Bernard pass as Hannibal's route to Turin.
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Book number: 001938
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 408.75 US$ 452.37 | JP 49103]

 
CRAMM, BARONESS HELGA VON
Sunbeams from the Alpine Heights Illuminated by the Baronesse Helga Von Cram
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, n.d. ca 1880?, printed & published by E. Kaufman, Lahr(?) den. 4to, 1p contents, 12 very attractive colour plates of Alpine flowers, loose in original pictorial gilt boards, now acting as a folder. Inside rear board 'may be ordered from Mr S. Jennings, 15 Duke St, London'. Slight wear to boards & backstrip, rear board mottled, plates bright & clean, a good copy. Apparently rare - no copies on COPAC and only one on WorldCat in the Zentralbibliothek, Zrich. Helga von Cramm, German artist 1840-1919 (exhib 1878 -1901).
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Book number: 001160
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 408.75 US$ 452.37 | JP 49103]

 
CROOKES, SIR WILLIAM F.R.S.
A Practical Handbook of Dyeing and Calico Printing
1874, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Longmans, London, 1874. 8vo, xvi, 731p, 24p cat. Eleven plates, 47 attractive coloured mounted specimens of dyed & printed fabrics, 38 woodcuts. Inscr, recased at some time in matching cloth with rather worn old gilt spine laid down & new endpapers, internally VG. Crookes was an important chemist who edited 'Chemical News'. Knight p236 'His Chemical Analysis became a standard work'. See also DNB - he discovered thallium & was President of the Royal Society.
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Book number: 001324
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 402.75 US$ 445.91 | JP 48402]

 
CUMMING, CONSTANCE GORDON
Granite Crags of California
. Hard Cover. New edn, Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1886. x, 384p, 5 attractive autotype plates & fldg map. Unopened. New front endpaper at some time. Rear board slightly faded else nr fine copy in original pictorial cloth gilt. A nice copy of an important early account of Yosemite. Scarce.
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Book number: 000749
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 227.75 US$ 252.04 | JP 27358]

 
CUNNINGHAM, C D & ABNEY, SIR W
The Pioneers of the Alps
1888. Hard Cover. Second edn, 4to, 1888. 180p. Complete with 23 plates & text illus. Minor browning to edge of photo pages but not the engravings, else VG in orig pict cloth gilt. Clark 'only 200 copies printed'. A great classic with a history of Alpinism & biographical sketches of the great Alpine guides. Neate C156 'with Abney's superb portraits.'.
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Book number: 001609
GBP 400.00 [Appr.: EURO 467 US$ 517 | JP 56118]

 
CURWEN, JOHN F
The Chorography or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Printed Maps of Cumberland & Westmorland
1918, First Thus. Printer Wrapper. Paperback, reprinted from Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society Transactions, Kendal, Titus Wilson, 1918. 8vo, 96p, fldg plate. Light foxing on first two pages, VG in original printed wrappers.
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Book number: 001791
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.75 US$ 96.94 | JP 10522]
Catalogue: Lake District

 
CURWEN, HENRY
A History of Booksellers the Old and the New
1873, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, C&W, London, [1873]. 8vo, 483p. Plates. Minor light foxing & minor wear to head & tail of spine, near fine copy in original cloth gilt, with gilt vignette of battledore to upper board.
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Book number: 001410
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.79 | JP 13328]
Catalogue: Antiquarian

 
CURZON, HON ROBERT
Armenia a Year at Erzeroom & on the Frontiers of Russia, Turkey & Persia
1854. Hard Cover. 3rd ed, Murray, London, 1854. 8vo, 253p, 32p cat. Map & woodcut plates. Very slight fade to spine, near fine copy in original cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001482
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.25 US$ 155.1 | JP 16835]
Keywords: Asia

 
DAGLEY, RICHARD [GASPEY, THOMAS]
Takings or, the Life of a Collegian. A Poem. Illustrated by Twenty-Six Etchings from Designs by R Dagley
1821, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Warren & Whittaker, 1821. Tall 8vo, viii, 32p, [viii], 184p. 16 x 26 cm. 26 attractive hand-coloured plates. Fine, uncut copy in a very fine full straight-grained red morocco binding, full gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers by MORELL, Binder, London. Richard Dagley exhibited irregularly at the Royal Academy between 1785 and 1833.
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Book number: 001917
GBP 895.00 [Appr.: EURO 1044.75 US$ 1156.78 | JP 125564]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: Fine Binding

 
FOURIER (PUB GASTON DARBOUX
Oeuvres de Fourier publiées par les soins de M. Gaston Darboux, sous les auspices du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique Tome Second
1890. Volume two only, mmoires publis dans divers recueils, Paris, Gauthier-Villars et fils, 1890. 4to, xii, errata leaf, 636p. Large paper copy, no frontispiece. Small amount of annotation. A VG clean copy in plain brown card covers. Scarce.
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Book number: 001415
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 116.75 US$ 129.25 | JP 14030]
Keywords: Fourier Mathematics

 
DAVIES, REV J SANGER
Dolomite Strongholds the last untrodden Alpine Peaks
1894, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Bell, London, 1894. Sq 8vo, xii, 176p. Map, text illus & plates some in colour. Chiswick Press. Near fine in original red cloth gilt. Neate D07, Perret 1237. An attractive Dolomite classic, with the small ownership stamp of Elizabeth Main, St Moritz [Mrs Aubrey le Blond, Mrs Fred Burnaby].
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Book number: 001831
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 227.75 US$ 252.04 | JP 27358]

 
DAWKINS, SIR W BOYD
Cave Hunting Researches on the Evidence of Caves Respecting the Early Inhabitants of Europe
1874, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Macmillan, London, 1874. 8vo, xxiv, 455p. Colour frontispiece & 130 engravings in the text. Bkplt (Captain Hans Busk). VG nice copy in original pictorial cloth gilt. DNB 'Geologist, palaeontologist & antiquary. First Professor of geology at Manchester University'.
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Book number: 001695
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.25 US$ 193.87 | JP 21044]

 
DESIO, PROF ARDITO
Ascent of K2 Second Highest Peak in the World
1955, First Edition. Hard Cover. First Eng edn, Elek, London, 1955. 8vo, 239p. Plates. Very minor wear to head and tail of dustwrapper spine, else nr fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate D21 'First ascent of K2'.
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Book number: 001942
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 116.75 US$ 129.25 | JP 14030]

 
DESMAISON, RENÉ
Total Alpinism
First Edition. (ISBN: 0246111127) Hard Cover. First Eng edn, Granada, 1982. Tall 8vo, 202p. Plates. Hardback. Nr fine in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate D22 'Autobiography of a leading & often controversial climber'.
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Book number: 001216
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 US$ 84.01 | JP 9119]
Keywords: Mountaineering Alps 0246111127

 
DINGLE, GRAEME
Wall of Shadows Jannu the New Zealand Adventure
1976, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, H&S, 1976. 8vo, 177p. Plates in colour, map eps. Nr fine in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate D30 'the very severe North Face'.
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Book number: 000975
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 45.24 | JP 4910]

 
DIXON, WILLIAM HEPWORTH
The Switzers
1872, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Hurst & Blackett, London, 1872. 8vo, x, 364p. Inscr. Endpapers slightly browned. VG in contemporary 1/4 calf gilt, marbled edges. Scarce account of Switzerland.
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Book number: 001038
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111 US$ 122.79 | JP 13328]

 
BAYERISCHE JUGENDHERBERGEN DJH
Mein Wanderbuch Bayerische Jugendherbergen
. 17 separate parts (Heft 1-17) punched & tied into attractive decorative boards titled 'DJH Mein Wanderbuch'. Sm 8vo, ca 1950. Some page edges slightly browned else VG nice clean copy. Scarce.
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Book number: 000946
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 US$ 51.7 | JP 5612]

 
DOCHARTY, WILLIAM MCKNIGHT
A Selection of Some 900 British and Irish Mountain Tops
First Edition. Hard Cover. First (memento) Edition, 3 vols, Edinburgh, [Privately] printed at the Darien Press Ltd for W M Docharty, 1954 & 1962. Volume 1: 124p, frontispiece and 9 fine folding panoramas. Volume 2: 208p, 10 plates including frontispiece, 4 folding, plus 2 on dustwrapper. Volume 3: 259p, frontispiece and 18 fine folding panoramas, plus 2 plates (alps) on dustwrapper. Minor slight wear to top of vol 1 dustwrapper, a fine attractive set in original green cloth gilt with all three dustwrappers. No 49 of a limited edition (of 200?); with manuscript dedication to 'Willie and Tuppie Denny - In token of their love of wide open space and high sky; and with every good wish from Willie Docharty'. Neate D34 and D35. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 001847
GBP 650.00 [Appr.: EURO 758.75 US$ 840.12 | JP 91192]

 
DOWDING, G V.
Book of Practical Television.
1935, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Amalgamated Press, 1935. 320p, 63 plates & many text illustrations. A near fine bright copy in original cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001416
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 76 US$ 84.01 | JP 9119]

 
DOWSING, WILLIAM
Rambles in Switzerland with Reminiscences of the Great St Bernard, Mont Blanc and the Bernese Alps
1869, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Kingston-upon-Hull & London, 1869. 8vo, [viii], 139p. 2 folding engraved plates. Neatly re-spined in red cloth at some time, retaining original blind-stamped & gilt-titled boards. Sm inscr. Old faint waterstain to front board else a good clean copy. Includes travel to Chamonix and the Mer de Glace. Not in Neate. Perret 1372 'Rare'.
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Book number: 001304
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 227.75 US$ 252.04 | JP 27358]

 
VIOLLET-LE-DUC, E
Mont Blanc a treatise on its geodesical and geological Constitution, Its Transformations & the Ancient & Recent State of its Glaciers
1877, First Edition. Hard Cover. First Eng edn, Sampson Low, London, 1877. 8vo, xvi, 378p; 24p catalogue. With 120 text illustrations. Bkplt of Whitestock Hall, Haverthwaite, Ulverston. Minor wear, nr fine copy in original blue cloth gilt, gilt vignette on upper board. Perret 4481 'Un ouvrage classique .. peu courante et tres recherche'.
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Book number: 001953
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 233.5 US$ 258.5 | JP 28059]

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