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- BEETHAM George. THE FIRST ASCENT OF MOUNT RUAPEHU, NEW ZEALAND; and a Holiday Jaunt to Mounts Ruapehu, Tongariro, and Ngauruhoe. Harrison & Sons, 1926. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp 40, frontispiece, plate, original green cloth, near fine. £500
Very scarce privately printed work. Neate B75
- FRESHFIELD Douglas W. BELOW THE SNOW LINE. Constable, 1933. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp viii, 270, 9 maps in text, original green cloth, near fine. £75
- FRESHFIELD Douglas W. ROUND KANGCHENJUNGA; a Narrative of Mountain Travel and Exploration. Ed Arnold, 1903. 
FIRST EDITION, large 8vo, pp xvi, 373, maps, panorama (tear in fold neatly repaired) plates, some light marginal foxing, original red decorative cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover, small mark on upper cover. £390
"This dangerous and exhausting circuit of Kanchenjunga is a classic of mountain exploration; his second most important work." Neate Neate F69
- HILLARY Edmund. NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1977. 
Sixth Impression, 8vo, pp 319, illustrations, original blue cloth, dust-jacket, very good. £150
Neate J, MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE 373
- HILLARY Edmund & Peter. TWO GENERATIONS. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1984. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp 223, maps, illustrations, original blue cloth, dust-jacket. £150
Signed by Edmund Hillary.
- HUNT John & BRASHER Christopher. THE RED SNOWS; an Account of the British Caucasus Expedition 1958. Hutchinson: 1960. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp 176, sketch map, illustrations, original red cloth, dust-jacket (small tear at head of spine). £125
Signed by both Hunt and Brasher on title-page.
- JOHNSTON Harry H. THE KILIMA-NJARO EXPEDITION; a Record of Scientific Exploration in Eastern Equatorial Africa... Kegan Paul, 1886. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xv, 572, 6 maps, illustrations,some occasional foxing, original grey cloth, joints (with small splits), corners and head and tail of spine rubbed, small piece excised from head of title-page. £195
Sir Harry Johnston, explorer and administrator, reached 16,300 ft on the mountain and produced an excellent map of the area. Neate J29.
- PECK Annie S. A SEARCH FOR THE APEX OF AMERICA; High Mountain Climbing in Peru and Bolivia including the Conquest of Huascaran. Dodd Mead, 1911. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xx, 370, 64 plates, illustrations, map, original grey decorative cloth, slight fading to spine. Also 10 cards, the first one signed by her. The envelope for the cards states "The Miss Annie S Peck Travel and Mountain Pictures Series 1 - Peru and Mount Huascaran The Highest Mountain on This Hemisphere". £950
A scarce mountaineering work.
Annie Peck has written on the front free endpaper a long inscription finishing with "with heartfelt sympathy for the bravest of these the Belgians. Sincerely Yours Annie Peck".
"Miss Peck was the driving force on all her Andean expeditions, many of her failures being due to the indifferent performance of her companions. She also climbed the Matterhorn and was a founder member of the A.A.C." Neate Neate P36
- ROSS Malcolm. A CLIMBER IN NEW ZEALAND. London: Ed Arnold, 1914. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xx, 316, 24 plates, illustrations, original green cloth. £320
"Chiefly concerning the Mount Cook area. Ross was a founder member of the New Zealand Alpine Club." Neate Neate R73
- ULLMAN James Ramsey. KINGDOM OF ADVENTURE EVEREST; a Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain. London: Collins, 1948. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp 320, illustrations, maps, original blue cloth, spine faded. £10
"Passages from various Everest narratives, linked by Ullman's text." Neate Neate U03
- VISSER-HOOFT Jenny. AMONG THE KARA-KORUM GLACIERS IN 1925. Ed Arnold, 1926. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xii, 303, 2 maps, 25 plates, original blue cloth, spine faded but a good clean copy. £180
"Account of the Netherlands 2nd Karakoram expedition, exploring the Batura, Hispar and Shimshal glaciers. Mrs Visser-Hooft accompanied her husband on four Karakoram expeditions in the years 1922-35. Dr Philips Christiaan Visser (1882-1955) was a distinguished Dutch diplomat and mountain explorer, who unravelled many Karakoram glacier puzzles." Neate Neate V19
- WALTON W H Murray. SCRAMBLES IN JAPAN AND FORMOSA. Arnold, 1934. 
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp 304, 3 maps, 26 plates, original purple decorative cloth. £450
"An important contribution to the English-language literature on these areas. The Rev Walton was a missionary, as was the Rev Walter Weston, the 'Father' of mountaineering in Japan." Neate Neate MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE p166