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HORNBY, EMILY & SIGNED BY FANNY L CALDER
Mountaineering Records
1907, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Thompson, Liverpool, 1907. 8vo, viii, 352p. New endpapers, VG clean copy in original cloth gilt, vignette of the Matterhorn on front board. Scarce & important record of peaks & passes crossed between her ascent of the Matterhorn in 1875, with the Guide Aloys Pollinger, to Austria and the Dolomites in 1895. Neate H113 'A leading climber of her generation'. SIGNED by Fanny L Calder, a pioneer of domestic science and founder of the Liverpool College of Domestic Science (later part of Liverpool John Moores University.
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Book number: 001721
GBP 245.00 [Appr.: EURO 286.75 US$ 317.72 | JP¥ 34511]
Keywords: Alps

 
HORROCKS, JEREMIAH - HORROX - WHATTON, REV A B
The Transit of Venus Across the Sun: a Translation of the Celebrated Discourse Thereupon by Jeremiah Horrox, to which is Prefixed a Memoir of his Life and Labours by the Rev A B Whatton
1859. Hard Cover. First edn, second issue with variant title page, London, William Macintosh, n.d. [ ca 1859]. Sm 8vo, xvi, 216p, 3 diagrams (one folding). Preface i-xvi, Memoir of Jeremiah Horrox p1-107, The Transit of Venus over the Sun p 109-216. Inscr, with extensive annotation in margins (mainly in the Memoir) in light pencil, 2 mounted newspaper cuttings, but still a nice clean copy. Neatly recased at some time, with neat repairs to head & tail of spine, new eps, in the original blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettered "Horrox's Memoirs". DNB: 'When Curate of Hoole, Horrocks predicted and observed the transit of Venus across the sun 24 Nov 1639'. Very scarce astronomy.
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Book number: 001982
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 404 US$ 447.4 | JP¥ 48597]

 
HUBANK, ROGER
Hazard's Way
First Edition. (ISBN: 0948153636) Hard Cover. First edn, Ernest press, 2001. 8vo, 248p. Hardback, limited edition 24/100, SIGNED by the author. Nr fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Scarce.
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Book number: 001277
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146.5 US$ 162.1 | JP¥ 17608]
Keywords: 0948153636

 
HUBANK, ROGER
North Wall
First Edition. (ISBN: 0091298407) Hard Cover. First edn, Hutchinson, London, 1977. Sm 8vo, [iv], 191p. Fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Classic alpine novel. Neate X182 'one climber wants to die, the other doesn't'.
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Book number: 001073
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 58.36 | JP¥ 6339]
Keywords: 0091298407

 
RUTTLEDGE HUGH
Everest 1933
1934, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, H&S, London, 1934. Tall 8vo, 390p. Plates & maps. Nr fine in good dustwrapper, with 59 plates (inc good portraits of Shipton & Smythe) and 4 maps. Neate R99 'Ruttledge led this major British attempt which got very near the top'.
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Book number: 001906
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 175.75 US$ 194.52 | JP¥ 21129]

 
HUGO, VICTOR
The Alps and Pyrenees
1898, First Edition. Hard Cover. First Eng edn, Bliss Sands, London, 1898. 8vo, xviii, 354p. Bkplt, endpapers sl browned, fore-edge uncut, top edge gilt, near fine copy in original green cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001936
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 117.25 US$ 129.68 | JP¥ 14086]

 
HUMBLE, B H & MCLELLAN, W M
Songs for Climbers
First Edition. Pictorial Cover. First ed, McLellan, Glasgow, n.d. [1938]. Softback, 15 x 22 cm, 40p. Attractive illustrated booklet of songs. Nr fine copy in original pictorial wrappers. Neate H130, scarce.
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Book number: 000723
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 51.87 | JP¥ 5634]

 
HUMBLE, B H
Tramping in Skye
1933, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Grant & Murray, Edinburgh 1933. Sm 8vo, xii, 144p. Plates. Inscr on title. VG clean copy in similar unclipped attractive pictorial dustwrapper. Neate H 132.
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Book number: 001133
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 58.36 | JP¥ 6339]

 
HUMPHREYS, HENRY NOEL
The Coinage of the British Empire an Outline of the Progress of the Coinage in Great Britain and her Dependencies, from the earliest Period to the Present Time.
1855, First Thus. Hard Cover. First edn thus, David Bogue, London, 1855. Sm 4to, 160p. Browning where plates have offset onto opposite page, slight wear to hinge, else VG nice copy in original cloth gilt, all edges gilt. McLean p 112 '24 plates of which 12 are chromolithographed in gold, silver and copper'.
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Book number: 001217
GBP 245.00 [Appr.: EURO 286.75 US$ 317.72 | JP¥ 34511]
Catalogue: Antiquarian

 
HUMPHREYS, HENRY NOEL
The Coins of England a Sketch of the Progress of the English Coinage from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
1848. Hard Cover. 5th edn, London, Longman et al, 1848. 8vo, xviii, 136p. Col title & 23 colour plates 'printed in gold, silver & copper' on a blue background. The 'Victoria Crown Piece by Barclay's process' plate is also present. Original dark red calf, expertly rebacked at some time, marbled endpapers, with coin & onlay decoration on front board. Bookplate of Charles W Whistler. Minor wear, minor browning, damp stain to top of Barclay's plate. VG nice example of Victorian colour printing.
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Book number: 001444
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 345.25 US$ 382.56 | JP¥ 41554]
Catalogue: Antiquarian

 
HUNTER, ADAM M.D.
An Essay on Two Mineral Springs, recently discovered at Harrogate; and on the Springs at Thorp-Arch and Ilkley; Including the history, chemical analysis & medicinal properties of these Waters...
1819, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Robinson, Leeds; Hargrove, Harrogate et al, 1819. Tall 8vo, iv, 127p. Two folding tables of Analysis. Inscr, slight wear, VG copy in original paper boards. A rare work by Dr Adam Hunter, born1794, well-known physician at the Infirmary and Dispensary from 1824, and one of the founders of Leeds School of Medicine.
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Book number: 001930
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 228.25 US$ 252.88 | JP¥ 27468]

 
HUTCHINSON, WILLIAM
The History of the County of Cumberland
1794, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, Jollie, Carlisle, 1794. 4to, [iv], 6, iv, 54, vi, 600p; 686p. Eng titles & frontispieces. Engravings, maps & tables, some folding. Bkplt. Old repair to gen map, sl wear, some browning. VG nice set in old 1/2 morocco binding by Morrell. Marbled boards & endpapers, all edges gilt. Famous history, Bicknell 28 'the sections which deal with the Lakes are a rich anthology of C18 poetry and prose'.
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Book number: 001734
GBP 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 702.25 US$ 778.09 | JP¥ 84517]
Catalogue: Lake District

 
HYNE, CUTCLIFFE
Adentures of Captain Kettle. Illustrated By Stanley Wood
1898, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Pearson, London, 1898. 8vo, viii, 318p, 16p cat dated May 1898. New endpapers at some time, slight wear, slight darkening to spine, VG in original pictorial cloth.
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Book number: 001788
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 88 US$ 97.26 | JP¥ 10565]

 
INGLIS, H D
Switzerland, the South of France and the Pyrenees
. Hard Cover. Fourth edn, Whittaker, London, 1840. Tall 8vo, 131p, 1p ad. Bookmark & signature of Robert Montgomery Convoy. Endpapers slightly foxed else nr fine in a very attractive contemporary 1/4 calf gilt binding, marbled boards & edges. Scarce.
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Book number: 001369
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146.5 US$ 162.1 | JP¥ 17608]

 
JACKSON, MONICA & STARK, ELIZABETH
Tents in the Clouds the First Women's Himalayan Expedition
1956, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Collins, 1956. 8vo, 255p. Plates. Nr fine copy in similar unclipped dustwrapper. Neate 'Expedition to the Jugal Himal, Nepal & ascent of Gyalgen Peak 6706m'.
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Book number: 001652
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 52.75 US$ 58.36 | JP¥ 6339]

 
JACOBI, C T
Printing. A practical treatise on the art of typography as applied more particularly to the printing of books.
1908. Hard Cover. Fourth edn, Bell, London, 1908. Sm 8vo, xxii, 424p inc cat. With 16 paper samples. Minor ink mark to front board else nr fine copy in original decorative cloth. Jacobi was Managing Partner of the Chiswick Press.
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Book number: 001648
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 58.75 US$ 64.84 | JP¥ 7043]

 
JACOTTET, J
Coloured Litho Prints - Ascent of the Rigi
1840, First Edition. First edn, Vevey, ca 1840. 16x11 cm. Four attractive coloured litho prints of the ascent of the Rigi. They pre-date the mountain railway built in 1871. Two show the summit and two are 'sur le chemin de Wiggis aux bains froids'. Attractive Swiss prints.
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Book number: 001893
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 228.25 US$ 252.88 | JP¥ 27468]
Keywords: Switzerland Alps

 
J. JACOTTET
Grand Tour in Switzerland
First Edition. Four rare and attractive engravings by J. Jacottet ca 1840, published by Blanchoud in Vevey. 16 x 11 cm on card. The ascent of the Rigi (Righi) was an essential excursion, and these engravings pre-date the first mountain railway which was built in 1871. Two show the summit and two are 'sur le chemin de Weggis aux bains froids'.
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Book number: 001636
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 263.5 US$ 291.78 | JP¥ 31694]

 
JAMES, EDITH E COULSON
Bologna its History Antiquities and Art
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Frowde, London, 1909. Thick 8vo, xxviii, 410p. Plates & maps. Near fine copy in original pictorial blue cloth gilt. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. An attractive book, scarce. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 001836
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.25 US$ 123.2 | JP¥ 13382]
Catalogue: Travel

 
JAYNE, K G.
Vasco Da Gama & His Successors 1460 - 1580.
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Methuen, 1910. 8vo, xx, 326p, 32p cat. Inscr. Very Good copy in original cloth, with fldg map & 21 plates.
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Book number: 001125
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 47 US$ 51.87 | JP¥ 5634]
Catalogue: Travel

 
JEFFERS, LE ROY F.R.G.S.
Tha Call of the Mountains Rambles Among the Mountains and Canyons of the United States and Canada
1923, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Fisher Unwin, London, 1923. Tall 8vo, 282p. Plates and coloured frontispiece. Slight wear, VG in original purple cloth gilt. Scarce thus, Neate J24.
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Book number: 001933
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 88 US$ 97.26 | JP¥ 10565]

 
JOHNSON, DR JAMES M.D.
Excursion to the Principal Mineral Waters of England in Pursuit of Health & Information. Cover 'Dr Johnson's Excursion to the English Spas'
1843, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, S Highley, 1843. Tall 8vo, viii, 160p, 4p ads. Nr fine copy in original blind-stamped cloth gilt. Dr James Johnson (1777-1845) was an influential British surgeon and writer. He became Physician Extraordinary to King William IV. The spas described include Harrogate, Ilkley, Scarborough, Croft, Gilsland, Matlock, Buxton, Leamington, Cheltenham, Bournmouth, Bath, Tunbridge Wells & Malvern. His earlier work 'Pilgrimages to the Spas' 1841 was based on several visits to German Spas.
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Book number: 001928
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 292.75 US$ 324.21 | JP¥ 35216]

 
JOHNSON, CUTHBERT WILLIAM
On Fertilizers [ On Fertilisers ]
1839, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Ridgeway, London, 1839. 8vo, 16p cat, xvi, 462p, 1p cat. Nr fine copy, half-calf, marbled boards & endpapers. DNB - 'Agricultural writer & Barrister who published 'The Farmers' Encyclopedia' in 1842'.
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Book number: 001325
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.25 US$ 123.2 | JP¥ 13382]

 
JONES, DR BENCE
The Life & Letters of Faraday
1870. Hard Cover. 2 vols, 2nd edn, revised, Longmans Green & Co, 1870. viii, [iv], 385, 24p cat; [viii], 491p. 3 engraved plates. Small neat University stamp to 1/2 title & title, original boards attractively rebacked with matching cloth spines & paper labels, new endpapers. VG clean set.
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Book number: 001597
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 205 US$ 226.94 | JP¥ 24651]

 
JONES, REV HARRY
The Regular Swiss Round in Three Trips
1868. Decorative Cloth. 2nd edn, Strahan & Co, London, 1868. Sm 8vo, viii, 393p, 1p ad. Fldg map & 22 attractive eng plates by Edward Whymper. Fine bright copy in original green cloth with gilt vignette. Travel in Switzerland in the Golden Age. Neate J34. Perret 2395 'recherche'.
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Book number: 001534
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.75 US$ 188.04 | JP¥ 20425]
Keywords: Alps

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