1946-87 Assorted Volumes of Mountaineering Expeditions
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First Edition, Proof Copy, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
A collection of twelve volumes discussing famous mountaineering expeditions. Comprised of the following:
'The Moated Mountain' by Showel Styles. Proof copy in the unclipped dust wrapper. With thirty-two photographic plates including frontispiece in colour.
Two copies of 'Tents in the Clouds: First Women's Himalayan Expedition' by Monica Jackson and Elizabeth Stark. The true first edition of 1956, and the First Travel Book Club Edition. With unclipped dust wrappers.
'The Epics of Everest' by Leonard Wibberley, illustrated by Genevieve Vaughan-Jackson. First edition, first impression. In price clipped dust wrapper.
'K2: The Savage Mountain' by Charles Houston & Robert Bates. First edition in the unclipped dust wrapper.
'Mountain Prospect' by Scott Russell, the first edition in the unclipped dust wrapper. Illustrated with photographic plates in black and white.
'Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing' told to James Ramsey Ullman. Second printing of the first edition, in the same year as the first. Complete with unclipped dust wrapper. Illustrated with photographic plates both in colour and in black and white.
'Everest: From the First Attempt to the Final Victory' by Micheline Morin, the first edition. Illustrated in colour as well as in black and white, and with maps. Complete with unclipped dust wrapper.
Two copies of 'Clouds from Both Sides', an autobiography by Julie Tullis, the true first UK edition and first US edition, first impression, in the unclipped dust wrapper. Illustrated both in colour and in black and white.
'Kingdom of Adventure Everest: A Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain' narrated by participants LV Stewart Blacker, Charles G Bruce, George J Finch, et al. With accompanying text by James Ramsey Ullman. Illustrated with photographic plates in black and white. First edition in price clipped dust wrapper.
'Alone to Everest' by Earl Denman, first edition in unclipped dust wrapper. Illustrated with photographic plates in black and white.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, one in the original wraps (proof copy). Externally generally smart with light bumping to head and tail of spine and extremities. Previous ownership ink inscription to front free endpaper 'K2', 'Kingdom of Adventure Everest,' and ' 'Alone to Everest', all undated. Dust wrappers lightly chipped to extremities, with occasional loss to wraps and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Light minor spotting to fore edge, pages otherwise bright and clean.
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