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  1. Fifth edition. 8vo, (22 x 16 cms), xviii, 468pp, 107 illustrations including frontispiece, five folding maps at rear, presentation copy 'With the compliments and thanks of the author, Edward Whymper, Oct 11, 1905' in ink on verso of front free endpaper, previous owner's ink signature, erratum slip inserted loose on p. 115, some spotting throughout, hinges slightly cracked, all edges gilt; bound in publisher's blue cloth gilt, spine lavishly gilt decorated and lettered, tips and spine ends lightly rubbed; a very good copy.

    £2,000
  2. First edition. 8vo, inscribed presentation copy, xvi, 743 pp., 8 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 2 lithographed plates, 15 full-page photographic plates, illustrations in text, original red cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, slight fade to spine, a very good copy.

    £1,500
  3. Fourth impression. 8vo (20 x 15 cms), pp.288, bookplate, 8 maps and panoramas including the large folding panorama at rear, 28 black and white illustrations, scattered spotting throughout, publisher's light blue cloth, spine faded ; overall a very good copy.

    £125
  4. 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
  5. First edition. 8vo (23 x 15 cm), 191pp, 37 illustrations including five colour, 2 maps and 5 diagrams, previous owner's inscription inside on front endpapers; publisher's pictorial black cloth gilt, original pictorial dust wrapper, price clipped; overall a very good copy.

    £150
  6. Second impression. 8vo (22 x 15 cm), 224pp , 17 illustrations including colour frontispiece, 3 maps; publisher's dark green cloth, publisher's original pictorial dust wrapper; worn at edges; overall a very good firm copy.

    £120
  7. First edition. 8vo (21 x 14 cm), pp 315, 16 adverts at rear, 15 illustrations including frontispiece, 2 maps, , ink inscription from previous owner, some spotting to preliminary page including title-page, otherwise internally clean; publisher's brown printed cloth, worn at extremities; a good solid copy.

    £250
  8. First edition. 8vo (23 x 16 cm), xx, 299pp., numerous illustrations after photographs (8 in colour), 3 maps and several other illustrations in the text; publisher's blue cloth gilt, slight foxing to the fore-edge, original pictorial dust wrapper, minor wear to the extremities; overall a very good copy.

    £300
  9. First edition. 8vo (23.5 x 16 cm), x, 123 pp, 69 black and white illustrations after photographs, 4 sketch maps, some minor spotting to the endpapers and fore-edge; publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering rubbed on spine, publisher's original pictorial dust-wrapper, worn long edges; overall a good copy.

    £200
  10. First edition. 8vo (22 x 15 cm), 286pp, numerous illustrations after photographs,, and sketch maps; publisher's green cloth, pictorial dust wrapper, spine ends chipped; overall a very good copy.

    £150
 

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