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I WOULD DO IT AGAIN:  REMINISCENCES OF THE ROCKIES., Campbell, Robert E.  Foreword by T.U. "Tommy" Primrose.
1 Campbell, Robert E. Foreword by T.U. "Tommy" Primrose. I WOULD DO IT AGAIN: REMINISCENCES OF THE ROCKIES.
Toronto Ryerson Press 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Good- 
204 pp, 8 5/8" H. B&w photographs. "Urged many times to write the story of his life, Mr. Robert Campbell, now in his eighty-eighth year, finally acceded to the request. The result is this very readable book of reminiscence, rich in humour and history, adventure and anecdote, told by a master storyteller. In a breezy and colloquial style the author tells of his experiences in and around Banff, of his political life, experiences in the army during World War I, and his encounters with important visitors in the Canadian Rockies. This is not only a fascinating story, but a valuable record of early days when the Rockies were just beginning to attract attention as a tourist centre for the world." A few scattered very small light stains on page 49, light edge wear, small bump at three corners, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, creases at top of rear panel, several edge tears archivally taped, light rubbing/soiling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE LAKE COUNTIES.  WITH SPECIAL ARTICLES ON BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS, FLORA, GEOLOGY, FOX-HUNTING, MOUNTAINEERING, YACHTING, MOTOR-BOATING, FISHING, SHOOTING, AND CYCLING.  INCLUDING A FULL GAZETTEER AND MAP., Collingwood, W.G.  With contributions by  Mary L. Armitt, Dr. Richard C. Lowther, S.L. Petty, Bernard Smith, Rev. E.M. Reynolds, W.P. Haskett-Smith, P.C. Crossley, Oscar T. Gnosspelius, A. Severn, A.W. Rumney.
2 Collingwood, W.G. With contributions by Mary L. Armitt, Dr. Richard C. Lowther, S.L. Petty, Bernard Smith, Rev. E.M. Reynolds, W.P. Haskett-Smith, P.C. Crossley, Oscar T. Gnosspelius, A. Severn, A.W. Rumney. THE LAKE COUNTIES. WITH SPECIAL ARTICLES ON BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS, FLORA, GEOLOGY, FOX-HUNTING, MOUNTAINEERING, YACHTING, MOTOR-BOATING, FISHING, SHOOTING, AND CYCLING. INCLUDING A FULL GAZETTEER AND MAP.
London Frederick Warne 1932 Limited, Autographed Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- A. Reginald Smith, R.W.S. Signed by Author and Illustrator.
368 pp, 10 7/8" H. Medium green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board, top edge gilt. "This Autographed Edition is limited to 350 copies. This Copy is No. 8" - Signed by W.G. Collingwood and A. Reginald Smith. 16 colour plates with tissues-guards bearing captions (collated), plus many b&w drawings throughout the text. Fold-out map at rear. Contents: Part I (by W.G. Collingwood). Their Scenery and Story: Kent and Lune; Windermere and Grasmere; Lake Lancashire; Eskdale and Wastwater; Ennerdale and Allendale; "Merry Carlisle" and the Border; Keswick and Thirlmere; From Helvellyn to Stainmoor. Part II. Natural History and Sport in the Lake District: The Birds, by Mary L. Armitt, revised by Arthur Astley; Butterflies and Moths, by Dr. Richard C. Lowther; The Flora, by S.L. Petty, revision and additions by Mary Thompson, Agnes Drury and A.G. Hayes; The Building of the Lake Districk, by Bernard Smith, Fox-Hunting on the Fells, by Rev. E.M. Reynolds, rev. by R.E. Porter; Mountaineering, by W.P. Haskett-Smith; Yachting on Windermere, by P.C. Crossley; Motor-Boating, by Oscar T. Gnosspelius; Fishing, by A. Severn; Shooting, by A. Ruskin Severn; Cycling, by A.W. Rumney. Part III. A Gazetteer of the Lake Counties; Index; Map. Previous owner's completed bookplate and a small store label on front pastedown, very light foxing on endpapers, small tear at bottom of frontispiece tissue guard archivally taped, soft crease at top corner of preliminary pages and also up to approx. page 6, slight separation between page gatherings at pages160/161 (pages still firmly held) and also some light browning from a laid-in piece of paper, wrinkling at bottom of spine, light edge wear/rubbing at corners and at bottom edge of boards, light foxing to fore-edge and bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, several tiny/small edge chips and small edge tears, faint rubbing on spine, one small and two tiny ink marks on rear panel, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
ROCK & WALL CLIMBING.  THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES., Hattingh, Garth.
3 Hattingh, Garth. ROCK & WALL CLIMBING. THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES.
(Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000.) 
96 pp, small 4to (10 1/2" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color with photos, drawings, diagrams. Contents: The Climbing Game; Choosing Equipment; Knowing the Ropes; Climbing Techniques; Leading a Climb; Rappels, Retreats & Emergencies; Training for Climbing; The Way Forward. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny corner creases, very light rubbing, tiny scuff on front hinge. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY., Holmes, Peter.
4 Holmes, Peter. MOUNTAINS AND A MONASTERY.
Geoffrey Bles, London, 1958, first edition. 
191 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, 2 fold-out maps. "Spiti is a mountainous desert province, on the borders of Tibet, inhabited by a backward hill-folk whose way of life has not changed in a thousand years. It was there, in the village of Ranrik, that Peter Holmes, his wife Judy and their party met Shiring Dawa, the twelve-year-old boy who by his determination had escaped the fate of younger sons in Spiti - to be shut up in the Buddhist monastery at t h e a g e of eight and to remain there for the rest of their lives. The author was struck with Shiring's exceptional intelligence and his ability to grasp facts which were beyond the imagination of most of the villagers, and through him was able to l e ar n a g reat deal about village life and the influence exerted by the monastery. Spiti, however, was only one stage on their journey, and Peter Holmes goes on to describe some hair-raising adventures in the Himalayas. They succeeded in sc ali ng se ver al f or midable mountains not before attempted and Peter Holmes' photographic record of the expedition has provided many unusual illustrations for this delightful book about the Himalayas and the people who live in them." Minor wrink ling at to p/bo tto m o f s pine, one very small corner bump, tiny soiling mark on bottom edge of rear board, very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has several small chips and tears, two tiny dints on spine, light edge wear, are as of lig ht b rowni ng - now in a mylar sleeve. Very Good/Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
ALL ELEVATIONS UNKNOWN:  AN ADVENTURE IN THE HEART OF BORNEO., Lightner, Sam, Jr.
5 Lightner, Sam, Jr. ALL ELEVATIONS UNKNOWN: AN ADVENTURE IN THE HEART OF BORNEO.
New York Broadway Books 2001 0767907566 / 9780767907569 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
239 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). Map endpapers. "In the spring of 1999, armed with little more than a descriptiion from a book and a map labeled 'all elevations unknown', Sam Lightner and his German rock-climbing buddy, Volker, found themselves deep in the jungles of Borneo on a mission to climb a mountain that was only rumored to exist. They had only their climbing expertise to rely on and a copy of a little-known book titled 'World Within', written by Major Tom Harrisson, a British World War II soldier who had been one of the first white men ever to explore the interior jungles of the island and interact with its native peoples. He had also constructed one of the most daring and unusual campaigns in military history: In 1945, he had been assigned the near-impossible mission of parachuting blindly into the thick Borneo rain forests to unite the feuding native tribes - who then had a grisly habit of cutting off heads - against the Japanese in order to reclaim the island for the Allies. A captivating, utterly original combination of travel-adventure memoir and historical re-creation, (this book) charts Lightner's exhilarating, often harrowing quest to ascend the mountain Batu Lawi in the face of leeches, vipers, and sweat bees, and to keep his team together in one of the earth's most treacherous uncharted pockets. Along the way, (he) reconstructs a fascinating historical narrative that chronicles Tom Harrisson's adventures in Borneo during the war and illuminates an astonishing piece of forgotten World War II history. Rife with suspense and vivid detail, the two intertwining tales open up the island of Borneo, its people, and its history in a powerful, unforgettable way, and take adventure writing to new heights - ultimately the remarkable story of two adventures, separated by fifty years and united by one mountain." Dust jacket has some very light wrinkling along top edge, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
POEMS., Noyce, Wilfrid.  (Cuthbert Wilfrid Francis Noyce.)  Foreword by Frances Cornford.
6 Noyce, Wilfrid. (Cuthbert Wilfrid Francis Noyce.) Foreword by Frances Cornford. POEMS.
London Heinemann 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good Signed by Author
98 pp, 8 3/4" H. Light green cloth with silver lettering on spine. Signed, with an underscore, on front free endpaper by Wilfrid Noyce, British mountaineer and author. Noyce was a climbing member of the 1953 British Expedition that made the first ascent of Mount Everest. Poems include: Mountains and Hills; Hell Gate; A Prayer for Everest; Icefall; Swiss Tents on the South Col; The Snowslide; Before the Last Climb; Delhi Plain; Himalayan Window; Nepalese Village; Cholderton in Wiltshire; Two Verses in the Black-out, 1940; Lazaretto; King's College Bridge, 1946; etc., arranged under the headings: Mountain Sequence; Whoe'er She Be; People, Places, Seasons; Moods; Interpretations. Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight fading and slight browning to spine and at top edge of boards, one very small corner bump and two slight very small corner bumps, six very tiny marks on fore-edge of text block, four very tiny dents on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - a little more at top of spine and flap-folds with small tears archivally tape on inside, light browning on spine, very light browning on flap folds and top edge of flaps, tiny red ink mark at fore-edge of front flap, slight general toning, water stain at bottom 1 1/2" of spine, one small edge tear archivally taped, now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 225.00 USD
 
 
7 Powers, Phil. NOLS WILDERNESS MOUNTAINEERING. (NATIONAL OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL).
Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 1993, 5th printing. 
241 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0811730867 B&w drawings, diagrams. Chapter headings: Wilderness Mountaineering; Mountain Hazards; Climbing Movement; Equipment; Safety Systems; Leading; Descending; Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue; Impr ovised Rescue; Style and Ethics; Bibliography; Glossary/Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
MONTAGNE PARADIS OU LE REVE ROMANTIQUE., Samivel.  Documentation et photographies S. Norande.
8 Samivel. Documentation et photographies S. Norande. MONTAGNE PARADIS OU LE REVE ROMANTIQUE.
Arthaud, Paris, 1988. 
207 pp, square small 4to (10 1/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 2700307100 Profusely illustrated in colour. FRENCH TEXT. Table: Introduction; Sublimes horreurs; Le Simplon ou la merveille des Alpes; L'Honorable voyage aux glacieres; Les B onheurs du haut pays; La Galerie des amateurs; Les Enfances du fleuve; Adieux aux ames sensibles; Fioretti des demoiselles; Remerciements; Notes; Bibliographie; Notes biographiques; Table des illustrations. Minor soiling on bottom of textb l o c k . D u st jacket has wrinkling and tiny tears (archivally taped) at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor rubbing, slight edge curling, one small tear with creases cellotaped on inside. Very Good+/Very Good- 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
9 Selters, Andy and Zanger, Michael. THE MT. SHASTA BOOK: A GUIDE TO HIKING, CLIMBING, SKIING, AND EXPLORING THE MOUNTAIN AND SURROUNDING AREA.
Wilderness Press, Berkeley, CA, 1998, 6th printing. 
118 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0899971016 B&w photographs, maps + folding map in pocket at rear. "Here finally is a comprehensive guidebook to Mt. Shasta, the crown jewel of California's mountains. Mt. Shasta, an immense mountain mass soaring to over 11,000 feet above its surroundings, has long been a mecca for mountaineers, skiers, hikers, spiritualists and people inspired by great mountains. On 14,162-foot Mt. Shasta's lower slopes, hikers and nordic skiers find walks and tour s among gothic forests and subalpine meadows, trips to finish in an hour or to last a week. On Shasta's upper slopes, climbers and ski mountaineers find routes from moderate to severe, many including travel on the largest glacier in Califo r n i a . F o r skiers, the book reveals quiet forest routes and divulges some of the little-known powder pockets. For climbers, the book describes virtually every route on the mountain, telling for each route what to look for and helping the pros pe ct iv e cl i mb er decide which route he or she is ready to try." Includes chapters on Water Activities, Mountain Biking, Flora and Fauna and Geology. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small crease at to p e dge of r ear c o ver - migrates into last few pages, small light stain on fore-edge of textblock. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
AUSTRIA WITH APPROACH ROUTES THROUGH BAVARIA.  BAEDEKER'S AUSTRIA AUTOGUIDE.  1958., Steinheil, Oskar and Propstl, Ellen.  Adapted/translated by Otto Baedeker and H. A. Piehler.  Drawings by Gerhard Gronwald.
10 Steinheil, Oskar and Propstl, Ellen. Adapted/translated by Otto Baedeker and H. A. Piehler. Drawings by Gerhard Gronwald. AUSTRIA WITH APPROACH ROUTES THROUGH BAVARIA. BAEDEKER'S AUSTRIA AUTOGUIDE. 1958.
Baedeker's Autobuides, Stuttgart, 1958 
296 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), flexible plastic covers in dust jacket. Two integral ribbon bookmarks. Profusely illustrated with maps, city plans, drawings, fold-out map at rear. "....combines the traditional reliability and editorial experience of the century-old firm of Baedeker with the requirements of modern means of travel and motorists to Austria will find it an indispensable companion on the road. The Book is divided into three parts. Part A contains a general survey of the country and th e people, including articles on the Geography, History, and Art of Austria, and all the essential practical notes for the journey and one's stay there. Part B contains detailed descriptions, compiled from personal experience, of all roads i n A u s t r i a that are of importance to tourists, with everything they shoudl know about road conditions, the character of the scenery, and the places of interest on or near the road. Part C is a Gazetteer with descriptions of the larger towns a nd to ur is t re so rts arranged in alphabetical order." Dust jacket has light to moderste edge wear/wrinkling, a few tiny edge tears, light rubbing. Very Good+/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.  A COLLECTORS' GUIDE., Whale, G.J. Kim.
11 Whale, G.J. Kim. HUDSON'S BAY TO HARO STRAIT: BOOKS ON WESTERN CANADA AND THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. A COLLECTORS' GUIDE.
Victoria, British Columbia Rockland Books 1998 0968326005 / 9780968326008 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Signed by Author
316 pp + Index, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). No. 186 of the first edition of 500 copies. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. "(T)he boundaries of the guide are reasonably flexible. If a book contains significant Western or Western Arctic material, it will be included. The geographic reach embraces all the past and present territory of Western and Arctic Canada, all that was once Rupert's Land as well as those areas where histories have intermingled. For example, the great gold rushes of Alaska and the Klondike are strongly linked, and that's reflected in the accounts dealing with those events. I don't think I've missed many of the West's important books, but allow me the occasional oversight. The listings of the books have been made as clear and simple as possible, with a minimum of bibliographic description; enough ony to provide a sense of the size, shape and format of the book and a rough guide to the contents. The physical description is as extensive as needs be to identify the first or most desired edition or, in a lot of cases, the best edited; occasionally all three." From the Introduction. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 


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