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  1. Third edition. 8vo ( 25 x 17 cms), vii 300pp., frontispiece and 100 full page illustrations by A.D. McCormick, slight foxing to the preliminary pages; publisher's red cloth gilt, corners slightly bumped; overall a good firm copy.

    £200
  2. Seventh edition (Silver Library issue). 8vo (19 x 14 cm), xi, 339pp, 3 illustrations including title-page vignette, bookplate; publisher's brown cloth, slightly faded on spine, gilt lettered; overall a good solid copy

    £120
  3. First edition. 8vo, (20 x 14 cm), inscribed by author on title-page, slight foxing to edges, first free endpapers, title page, and pp.143 - 160; publisher's printed orange cloth; overall a good copy.

    £150
  4. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, xvi, 381; vii, 447 pp., 4 hand-coloured aquatint plates, occasional light spotting, decorated endpapers, bookplate, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, a very attractive example.

    £2,000
  5. First edition, folio (57 x 39.5 cm), viii, 82, [ii] pp., engraved map, 10 fine aquatint plates after drawings by the author, uncut in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards.

    £2,500
  6. 2 volumes in 1, 4to., 2 engraved titles with pictorial vignettes, 131 engraved plates, 6 maps, printed title to volume II only, original green cloth gilt decorated in gilt and black, all edges gilt, light waterstain to covers, inner hinges strengthened, a little light marginal waterstain to some plates but generally clean and fresh, a very good copy.

    £1,600
  7. Folio (40 x 29 cm), number 123 of 400 copies, xxi pp. , 40 plates, including 20 etchings (37.5 x 28 cm) by the artist Joanny Drevet all housed loose, publisher's printed wrappers, decorated slipcase; a fine copy of this scarce mountaineering work.

    £2,250
 

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