Ariel Books: Mountaineering
found: 9 books

 
ASPINALL, JERRY
Farming Under Aspiring
New Zealand, Central Otago News. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908900139) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The autobiography of Jerry Aspinal and his life long work at Mount Aspiring station which he took over running as a 20 year old in 1941. His work on environmental issues, the Alpine Club, Search and Rescue. CONDITION 269 pages with photo illus. Bright and crisp as new. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14980
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16 | JP¥ 2153]
Catalogue: Mountaineering
Keywords: 0908900139

 
BOWIE, NAN
Mick Bowie The Hermitage Years
New Zealand, A H & A W Reed. 1969, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "From 1929 to 1958 Mick Bowie was guide at the Hermitage in the Southern Alps. His 40 year span of service has covered the developing period of a great alpine resort and has brought days of epic climbs, of hazardous rescue work, grim endurance, warm friendships and comedy. " CONDITION Blue bds (unworn, clean with sharp cnrs) map eps, 196 pages with b/w photo illus. Bright and crisp copy with name and inscription to fep. Very bright and crisp interior with very nice DJ. Nicest copy I have seen of this title. #New Zealand History#. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 14585
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]
Catalogue: Mountaineering

 
GILKISON, W SCOTT
Aspiring, New Zealand : The Romantic Story of the "Matterhorn of the Southern Alps"
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paper wraps over card, 80 pages with b/w photo plates and a map. Small chip at spine head, crease to bottom front cnr with short tear to wrap, name inside front. Good.
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Book number: 15478
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]
Catalogue: Mountaineering

 
GILKISON, W SCOTT
Aspiring, New Zealand : The Romantic Story of the "Matterhorn of the Southern Alps"
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1951, First Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paper wraps over card, 80 pages with b/w photo plates and a map. Small chip at spine head, crease to bottom front cnr with short tear to wrap, name inside front. Good.
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Book number: 15686
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]
Catalogue: Mountaineering

 
HUNT, JOHN
The Ascent of Everest
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1953, 2nd Impression. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pale Blue bds with Gilt title (very fresh and unworn, spine faded) 300 pages with 68 photo illus many in full colour, maps and line illus through text, very bright and clean with small inscription to ffep, not inscribed. Overweight. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10633
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32 | JP¥ 4306]
Catalogue: Mountaineering
Keywords: Travel Asia General Mountaineering

 
HUNT, JOHN
The Ascent of Everest
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1953, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pale Blue bds with bright Gilt title (very fresh with tiny nick top rear of spine) 300 pages with 68 photo illus many in full colour, maps and line illus through text, a very bright clean copy not inscribed, small piece missing top ffep. Original DJ is fresh with tiny tear to top front, not price clipped. Overweight. Very Good/Near Fine.
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Book number: 9286
USD 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 80 | £UK 72 | JP¥ 9689]
Catalogue: Mountaineering
Keywords: Travel Asia General Mountaineering

 
MURRAY, W H
The Story of Everest
London, United Kingdom, J M Dent & Co. 1953, 4th Impression. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Andersen, Robert. Blue bds with bright Gilt title (fresh and unworn) coloured map eps, pp viii 198 with 15 maps and 24 photo illus. Tight and clean with light foxing mainly to end pages. Original DJ is fresh with faded spine and faintest edge wear. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 11558
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 20 | JP¥ 2691]
Catalogue: Mountaineering
Keywords: Andersen, Robert

 
PASCOE, JOHN
Unclimbed New Zealand : Alpine Travel in the Canterbury and Wetland Ranges, Southern Alps
London, United Kingdom, George Allen & Unwin. 1950, 2nd Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Tan bds with bright Gilt title, clean and unworn, pp 244 with 32 b/w photo illus, fold out to rear, copy is tight, bright and clean internally with odd fox spot to edge, toned eps. DJ mostly good with chips top rear and top tips. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15419
USD 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 32 | £UK 28.75 | JP¥ 3876]
Catalogue: Mountaineering
Keywords: New Zealand

 
RUTTLEDGE, HUGH
Everest : The Unfinished Adventure
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1937, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. This is a recounting of the 1936 British expedition, led by the book's author, Hugh Rutledge (1884-1961) who had led the 1933 expedition. It also describes the 1935 reconnaissance led by Eric Shipton, which had established the East Rongbuk glacier as the only possible route, Nepal at that time being closed to climbers. Ccolor geographic maps of the Northern Face of Mount Everest and of the route of the Mount Everest Expedition 1936. CONDITION Blue bds with bright Gilt title, wear to spine head otherwise nice clean and square, with name inside front; 7 page frontis illus consist of sketches of the main expedition members, pp [6] 295 2 fold out maps in clour at rear of section II, section 3 contains63 photo plates with caption text to opposing pages, foxing though the inner text is mosty clean and clear. Dust Jacket is price clipped and has split down both spine edges, front split has been repaired with archival paper by previous owner, rear panel has separated, otherwise a little soiled with toning though mostly uncuffed. OVERWEIGHT. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 14957
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.25 | £UK 56 | JP¥ 7536]
Catalogue: Mountaineering
Keywords: Exploration Tibet India

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