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  1. 76164
    First edition. A founding text of Alpinism in Japan. Weston had already climbed extensively in the Alps when he began to work for the Church Missionary Society at Kumamoto, Japan in 1888, and he subsequently served as British chaplain in Kobe from 1889 to 1895. "Weston climbed Fuji in 1890 and soon travelled and climbed... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 76164

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  2. The Other Side of the Mountain.
    First UK edition, first impression. It was first published in the US earlier the same year. From the publisher's archive, with their inkstamp to the front panel of the jacket, front pastedown, and title page. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 103469

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  3. 120257
    Second edition, later issue, with the plates signed 1838, the title page undated; the work was originally published in 1836/7 in two volumes. White (1808-1898), a friend of Charles d'Oyly was stationed in India with the 31st Regiment of Foot from 1825 to 1846, and saw action at Moodkee and Ferozeshah in the First Anglo-Sikh... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 120257

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  4. 118829comp
    First and only edition. Presentation copy on large paper of this cornerstone of mountaineering literature, inscribed "With William Hawes sic compliments to effaced Louis Miéville" on the title page, extremely uncommon with the plate of comparative mountain heights and of Saussure's ascent: Neate implies that copies were... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 118829

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  5. 112234
    First and only edition. Richter (1847-1905), an Austrian glaciologist, served as president of the Deutscher und Österreichischer Alpenverein from 1883 to 1885. The volumes respectively concern the development of the Northern Limestone Alps, the Central Western Alps, and finally the Central Eastern Alps and the Southern... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 112234

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  6. 119311
    First edition in English of this landmark in mountaineering literature, describing the first ascent of Kilimanjaro, originally published in German the previous year, and "a most handsome volume" (Neate), illustrated with a series of atmospheric mounted photographs and watercolours after photographs; this copy in a variant... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 119311

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  7. The Other Side of the Mountain.
    First UK edition, first impression. It was first published in the US earlier the same year. From the publisher's archive, with their inkstamp to the front panel of the jacket, front pastedown, and title page. Learn More
    £50

    Stock Code: 103476

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  8. 69411
    First edition. Uncommon, OCLC shows just three copies - National Library of the Czech Republic, Toronto Public Library and the Zentralbibliothek Zurich. An account of the development of sport-climbing in Czechoslovakia from training climbs on the sandstone cliffs of Bohemia to a winter ascent of the High Tatras. Heckel originally... Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 69411

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