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  1. BARRETT  CHARLES Australian Caves Cliffs  And  Waterfalls. illus.  with  frontis. & 47 full page  plates  t/out.  pub. Melb. Georgian House 1944 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to.  pp.128. Jenolan Caves in N.S.W.,Buchan Caves in Victoria, Western Australian south west caves, Yalingup and caves on the Nullabor. The Grampians in Victoria, Ayres Rock in the N.T. are some featured. Fine copy in dustwrapper which has a few chips but is overall good.   Price: $45.00
     
  2. BAUGHAN B.E. Snow Kings Of The Southern Alps. (Description of  N.Z.  Mountains & some  reference  to  Mountaineering). illus. with  frontis. & 15 full page  plates  t/out.  pub. Christchurch  N.Z. Whitcombe & Tombs nd.191-? or.wps.  8vo. pp.52. Fine.   Price: $35.00
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  3. BONINGTON CHRIS Everest The Hard Way. The First Ascent of The  South West Face. profusely illus. with  plates  t/out. many  full page & col. e/paper illus. pub. Lond.  Hodder  & Stoughton 1976 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.238. Fine.   Price:  $40.00
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  4. BOURDILLON JENNIFER Visit to the Sherpas illus. with frontis. & 11 photo plates, published by Collins 1956 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.256 The author's experiences during her stay amongst the Sherpas of Nepal whilst her husband was climbing Everest, including both Sherpa family life and the lives of the Buddhist monks she encountered. Fine copy.   Price: $60.00
     
  5. BREMER-KAMP CHERIE Living On The Edge illus. with frontis & 22 colour plates with 5 maps & a text drawing, pub. Sydney Macmillan Company of Australia 1987 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.214. The winter ascent of Kanchenjunga. Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  6. BUHL HERMANN Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage. illus. with frontis. & 14 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hodder &  Stoughton 1956 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.360.  Autobiography of mountaineer Herman Buhl who performed a solo climb of Nanga Parbat in 1953 Fine.   Price: $225.00
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  7. CASTERET  NORBERT Translated and edited by Barrows Mussey. Ten   Years  Under  The  Earth.  Caving  and underground exploration.  Norbert Casteret discovered  the  prehistoric drawings  and  statues in the cavern of  Montespan  (Haute-Garonne).  illus. with 46 photo plates, two maps, and  b/w. dwgs. pub. Lond. J.M. Dent & Sons 1939 or.dk.grn.cl.  8vo. pp.XVI.240. fine.    Price: $50.00
     
  8. DESIO ARDITO Translated by David Moore. Ascent Of K2. Second highest peak in the world.  illus. with 24 full page plates t/out.  pub.  Lond. 1955  1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 8vo. pp.240. The story of the first ascent of K2 by an Italian expedition in 1954 sl.  spotting  to edges, slight sellotape marks to inside cover price clipped otherwise very good copy.  Price: $150.00
     
  9. DIEMBERGER KURT Translated from the German by Audrey Salkeld. The Endless Knot. K2. Mountain of Dreams and Destiny. Obsession and disaster in 1986.profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. (24) pub. Lond. Grafton Books 1991 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.308. Fine.  Price: $65.00
     
  10. DUNLOP B.T. Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia illus. with numerous  b/w. plates  t/out.  some full page, 1 b/w. fold out map, bibliography. Pic. of interior of cave on front cover, rear cover, pic of steam train; pub. Sydney 1950 printed Simons Limited, Sydney, or. orange/brown pictorial wrappers, 8vo. tall, pp.96. Near fine copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  11. EGGLER  ALBERT The Everest-Lhotse Adventure. Translated by Hugh Merrick.  illus.  with col.  frontis.  &  22 full page plates  t/out.  pub.  Lond. George Allen & Unwin 1957 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo.  pp.224. The 1956 Swiss Expedition climbed Everest and made the first ascent of Lhotse. Lacks f/free e/paper otherwise fine. Price: $55.00
     
  12. ELLIS ROSS. Bungonia Caves. Lindsay Hawkins, Robert Hawkins, Julia James, Gregory Middleton, Benjamin Nurse, Gleniss Wellings. Editorial committee. illus. with many plates, maps t/out. pub. Syd. The Sydney Speleological Society Occasional Paper No. 4 1972 1st ed. or. black & orange boards cr.4to. pp.XII.230. Ellis and six other editors have carefully documented this caving complex in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales (between Goulburn and Nowra), and popular with caving enthusiasts. Large map in pocket at rear. Very good condition.   Price: $50.00
     
  13. GILL MICHAEL Mountain Midsummer. Climbing in Four Continents. Climbs, in New Zealand, Nepal, France and the Antarctic. illus. with 44 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton 1969 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.220. closed tear to d/w/ else fine.    Price: $40.00
     
  14. GILLMAN PETER DOUGAL HASTON Eiger Direct. illus.  with 40 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Collins 1966  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.184. Though the Eiger is not a particularly high or beautiful mountain, its forbidding North Face has presented one of the greatest challenges to mountaineers. In the course of the years, it has claimed no less than 27 victims - including John Harlin (who lead a British-American team with Dougal Haston, one of this book's authors). This is the story of that climb. f/free e/paper cut. else fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  15. GREGORY  ALFRED (Compiler) The Picture Of Everest. A book of full-colour reproductions of photographs of the  Everest Scene.  Pictures from the British Mount Everest  Expedition 1953. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page  & col. pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton nd.1954? or.dec.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.94. 43 full-page high-quality colour photographs, taken by members of the successful 1953 British Everest Expedition, including Sir Edmund Hillary. Each photo is accompanied by a full-page description of the circumstances. Included is the famous shot of Tenzing at the summit, which served as the frontispiece to Sir John Hunt's "The Ascent Of Everest". sl. worn d/w.   Price: $50.00
     
  16. GREGORY PUBLISHING CO. Jenolan Caves. "Nature's Masterpiece'. illus. with b/w. fold-out double pages of the caves, maps, text dec. advts. pub. Sydney Gregory Pub. Co. nd. c. 1930's or. claret/b/w. pictorial wrappers, (pic. of 'The Canopy' Orient Cave on front cover) 8vo. tall, pp.60. Fine.   Price: $50.00
     
  17. GROOM MICHAEL Sheer Will Autobiography of Michael Groom. illus. with 32 full page plates t/out. pub. Sydney William Heinemann Ltd, 1997 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.332 In 1987 his toes were removed, feet damaged from frostbite the author recovered and went on to be first Australian to climb all 4 highest mountains without oxygen and to survive Mt Everest 1996 tragedy when 8 climbers perished. Fine. Price: $50.00
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  19. GROOM MICHAEL Sheer Will Autobiography of Michael Groom. illus. with 32 full page plates t/out. pub. Sydney William Heinemann Ltd, 1997 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.332 In 1987 his toes were removed, feet damaged from frostbite the author recovered and went on to be first Australian to climb all 4 highest mountains without oxygen and to survive Mt Everest 1996 tragedy when 8 climbers perished.  signed   with a dedication note by Groom on the title page. Very Fine.   Price: $100.00
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  21. GUIDE To THE JENOLAN CAVES New South Wales.  illus.  with many  text  b/w. plates t/out. 2 maps one  col.and  double page. pub. N.S.W. Govt. Printer. 1921 or.crm.bds.  glt.ltg. to   front  bd. moss-grn.cl.  binding  tape   to   spine, cr.8vo.obl. pp.90 fine copy.     Price: $45.00
     
  22. HALL LINCOLN White Limbo. The 1st Australian climb of  Mt. Everest. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page &  col. pub. N.S.W. Weldons Pub. 1985 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. 4to. pp.262.    Price: $75.00      Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
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  24. HALL LINCOLN The Loneliest Mountain. The Dramatic Story of the First Expedition to climb Mt Minto Antarctica. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Sydney, Simon & Shuster 1989 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XVI.232. fine copy.    Price: $60.00
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  25. HAUSER  GUNTER White Mountain And Tawny Plain.  Expedition in the Peruvian Andes. illus. with frontis. & 14 full  page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin 1961 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.224. An account of the German Alpine Society, Swabian Section Expedition to the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Vilcanota in 1957. d/w. silverfished to spine at top,  else v/good.   Price: $45.00
     
  26. HERRLIGKOFFER KARL M. Nanga Parbat. Climbing in the westernmost bastion of the Himalaya. Incorporating the Official Report of the Expedition of 1953. illus. with col. frontis. & 8 full page col. plates t/out. 40 full page b/w. pub. Lond. Elek Books 1954 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.254. Divided into two books, The Tragedies from 1895 & Triumph, the success. very sl. chipped d/w. else fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  27. HERZOG MAURICE Annapurna. Conquest of the first 8000-metre peak (26,493 feet) illus. with col. frontis. & 9 maps 1 folding panorama and map, plus numerous monochrome illustrations from photographs, list of routes; pub. London, Jonathan Cape. 1953. Sixth Impression or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.288. Story of the French expedition attempting Dhaulagiri followed by the search for the unknown and hidden Annapurna in an area where the maps turned out to be wrong. In a short time, in race with the approaching monsoon, the team climbed Annapurna. Shelf wear else a very good copy.   Price: $35.00
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  29. HEINRICH  HARRER The White Spider.  the  History  of the Eiger's  North  Face. Translated from the  German  by  Hugh Merrick  illus.  with two frontis. & 40  full  page  plates t/out.,  one  folding  plate at rear,  pub.  Lond.  Rupert Hart-Davis 1959 or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.240.    Price: $100.00
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  31. HILLARY EDMOND High Adventure. illus. with col. frontis. & 32  full page plates t/out. dwgs. by George Djurkovic  pub. Lond. Hodder  & Stoughton 1955 or.cl.  d/w.  8vo.  pp.224. Hillary tells the story of his ascent of Mt Everest. Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
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  32. HILLARY EDMOND No Latitude For Error illus. with frontis. 45 plates, 6 maps & 2 diagrams pub. London Hodder & Stoughton 1961 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.254. (experiences as leader of the first party ever to drive tractors to the South Pole Transarctic Expedition of 1958). Front free e/paper cut, slight browning & insect marks to d/w. which is unclipped and bright, very good copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  33. HILLARY EDMOND No Latitude For Error illus. with frontis. 45 plates, 6 maps & 2 diagrams pub. London Hodder & Stoughton 1961 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.254. (experiences as leader of the first party ever to drive tractors to the South Pole Transarctic Expedition of 1958). d/w. clipped and very bright, short closed tear at spine, e/papers have 2 faint tape marks where protective clear cover was attached. A near fine copy. This copy signed by author E. Hillary directly onto the title page.    Price: $400.00
     
  34. HILLARY Sir EDMUND Schoolhouse In The Clouds illus. with 59 colour plates t/out. index, maps to e.ps., pub. London Hodder & Stoughton 1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.180. This tells of the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition and the assaults on two great unclimbed peaks, Taweche and Kangtega. Some tape marks to f/free e/paper else very good copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  35. HILLARY EDMUND His Autobiography. Nothing Venture, Nothing Win. illus. with 30 full page plates t/out. some col.  pub. Lond. Hodder  & Stoughton 1975 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w.  8vo. pp.320. The most complete autobiography of the first man to stand on top of Mount Everest and the leader of the first vehicle party overland to the South Pole. Fine, autographed by Edmund Hillary.   Price: $350.00
     
  36. HUMBLE B.H. The Cuillin Of Skye. with map endpapers illus. &  48 full page plates t/out. drawings and facsimiles, pub. Lond. Robert Hale 1952 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.XV.144.  History survey of mountaineering on Skye. Humble was a Scottish climber, latterly active in the field of mountain rescue. Light edgewear, else fine.   Price: $150.00
     
  37. HUNT JOHN The Ascent Of Everest. illus. with col. frontis. & 52 full page plates t/out. some col., text  illus.  pub. Lond. Hodder & Stoughton 1954 or.cl. d/w.  8vo.  pp.XX.300. The story of Edmund Hillary's ascent of Mt Everest. Sir John Hunt was a member of the team. As described on the d/w., "on 29th May, 1953, two men, both endowed with outstanding stamina and skill, inspired by an unflinching resolve, reached the top of Everest and came back unscathed to rejoin their comrades.." fine in the torn d/w.    Price: $45.00
     
  38. HUNT  JOHN Our Everest Adventure. The  pictorial  history from  Kathmandu to the summit. profusely illus.  with  b/w. plates t/out. many full page pub. U.K. Brockhampton  Press 1954 or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.128. Companion volume to The Ascent of Everest, also authored by Sir John Hunt (1910 - 1998). Leader of the 1953 British Expedition to Mount Everest, the mountaineering feat that would see the summit scaled by Sir Edmund Hillary (then aged 33) of New Zealand and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay (age 39) of Nepal on May 29th, 1953. Near fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  39. HUNT Sir JOHN and Christopher Brasher. The Red Snows: an account of the British Caucasus expedition 1958 illus. with colour frontis. b/w photos, maps. pub. London Hutchinson 1960 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.176. sl. chipped d/w. else fine. Price: $45.00
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  41. HORNBEIN THOMAS F. Everest: The West Ridge. illus. with 48 full  page col. plates t/out. pub. U.S.A. The  Mountaineers 1980 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.182. Account of the American Expedition to the West Ridge of Mt. Everest, a new route. Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  42. KEENLYSIDE FRANCIS Peaks And Pioneers The Story of Mountaineering profusely illus. with plates t/out. colour and black & white photographs; pub. Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1975 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.248. chip to d/w. else fine copy. Price: $55.00
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  43. MACARTNEY-SNAPE TIM  Everest From sea to summit. illus. with 44 full page col. plates t/out. numerous text illus. e/paper illus. pub. Sydney, Australian Geographic 1992 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.280 On 5 February 1990 the author set out from the Bay of Bengal to walk 1000Km though north-east India, Nepal and the Himalayan foothills to Base Camp. He then climbed the summit of Everest unassisted and without supplementary oxygen. Fine. signed by author. Price: $115.00
     
  44. MESSNER REINHOLD Everest. Expedition To the Ultimate. Translated by Audrey Salkeld. illus. with col. frontis., col. & b/w plates, pub. London Kaye & Ward 1979 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.254. Fine. The record of the first Everest ascent without oxygen with Peter Habeler.    Price: $55.00
     
  45. MITCHELL ELYNE Australia's Alps. illus. with frontis. & 51 full  page plates t/out. pub. Syd. Angus &  Robertson  1946 or.cl. d/w. sm.4to. pp.186. Elyne Mitchell's love for the Alps, her horses, the brumbies is told, providing a marvellous introduction to Kosciusco country. sl. chipped d/w. Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  46. MULGREW  PETER No Place for Men. with e/paper illus. &  24 full  page  plates  t/out.. 2 dgms.  pub.  Syd.  Reed  1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.200. This is the story of an expedition, led by Sir Edmund Hillary, to climb Makalu in the Himalayas and also to capture an Abominable Snowman. It also tells of the aftermath for the author who was badly affected by frostbite. Fine.   Price: $45.00
     
  47. MURRAY W.H. The Story Of Everest. illus. with e/paper maps 22  full page plates t/out. 14 maps pub. Lond. J.M. Dent  & Sons 1953 or. dk. blu.cl. 8vo. pp.VIII.198. fine.   Price: $30.00
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  49. NORGAY  TENZING Man  Of Everest.  The  Autobiography  of Tenzing  as told to James Ramsay Ullman. illus.  with  col. frontis. &  35 full page plates t/out. 3 col.  pub.  Lond. George G. Harrap 1955 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.320. The 20 year career of the Sherpa Tenzing [1914-1986], who began as a porter, a Sirdar, & member of expeditions to the great Himalayan peaks. In 1953, he joined the Sir Edmund Hilary [1919-2008] Expedition to Everest. Tenzing became the first Sherpa to reach the summit along with Hillary. He became an instant God & hero in his own country. fine in the sl. torn d/w.   Price: $125.00
     
  50. NOYCE WILFRID South Col, One Man's Adventure on the Ascent of Everest, 1953 Foreword by Sir John Hunt, illus. with col. frontis. & coloured plates. 5 b/w. maps. 16 b/w. illus. 48 b/w. photos pub. London Heinemann 1954 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.304.. Everest Expedition to accomplish the ascent of the South Col-the small plateau just below the summit. sl. chipped d/w. else fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  51. PALLIS MARCO Peaks and Lamas. illus. with 95 plates throughout one col. 3 maps; pub. Lond. Cassell 1942, or.cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.428. Marco Pallis spent several years in the eastern Himalayan region, climbing, travelling and collecting a vast material concerning Ladakh, Sikkim and Tibet. The present book is the story of his first travels to this mysterious region along with his companions Richard Nicholson, C. F. Kirkus and Charles Warrien. very good copy in the sl. chipped d/w. sl. foxed to edges.   Price: $85.00     Convert Currency  Parcel Costs
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  53. ROBERTS DAVID The Mountain Of My Fear illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. 4 maps, pub. London Quality Book Club, 1969 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.158 The impressive first ascent of the West Face of Mt. Huntingdon, Alaska by four Harvard students. Their achievement turned to tragedy when one of the climbers fell to his death whilst descending from the summit. Slightly chipped d/w. else fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  54. SHIPTON ERIC An autobiography, That Untravelled World. with e/paper maps & 14 full page  plates t/out. line dwgs, by Biro, text maps. pub. Lond. Hodder  & Stoughton 1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.286. "Eric Shipton is one of the great explorers and mountaineers of last century. Best known, perhaps, for the part he played in five Mount Everest expeditions." Light edgewear a very good copy.   Price: $100.00
     
  55. SIMPSON JOE  The Beckoning Silence  illus. with colour diagram of the 'Eiger North Face' on endpapers, 24 plates pub. London Jonathan Cape 2002 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.290. Simpson sees his attempt on the Eiger as the culmination of his climbing career and the narrative takes the reader through an avalanche in South America to ice-climbing in the Alps. Fine.    Price: $40.00
     
  56. SLESSER  MALCOLM Red  Peak. A personal  account  of  the British Soviet Expedition 1962. with e/paper maps & 20 full page plates t/out. of which 4 are col. pub. Lond. Hodder  & Stoughton 1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.256. The story of the first joint British Soviet mountaineering expedition in which the team reached the summit of Pik Kommunizma, the highest mountain in Soviet Asia's Pamirs, and an expedition which saw the death of 2 British climbers. Fine,  sl. spotting to edges.   Price: $45.00
     
  57. SMITH J. BURLINGTON Darjeeling And The Himalayan Snow Range illus. with 18 photo plates pub. J. Burlingthon Smith, nd. c. 1920ís or. grey/mauve with silver ltg. to front wrapper, oblong, 8vo. pp.36. A collection of photographic views of the Himalayas. Poetry neatly written on reverse of title page else very good copy.   Price: $100.00
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  59. SMYTHE  FRANK  S. The Spirit Of The  Hills.  illus.  with frontis.  & 34 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Hodder  & Stoughton  1946 or.lt. blu. cl. 8vo. pp.308. The author descirbes "the meaning of the hills and the reasons that inspire men to climb them" sl. rubbed  to spine, lacks f/free e/paper otherwise v/good copy.   Price: $35.00
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  60. TAYLOR  PETER Coopers Creek To Langtang II.  with  e/paper maps  & 24 full page plates t/out. pub. Adel.  Rigby  1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. After intensive training in the Coopers Creek country the author climbed Lang Tang II in the Himalayas. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  61. TIMES-The. The First Ascent Of Mount Everest.  Newspaper supplement  commemorating the first ascent to conquer  Mount Everest let by Edmond Hillary. profusely illus. with plates advts. t/out. some full page pub. Lond. The Times July 1953 or.  n/paper folio pp.32. fold mark through  middle,  small closed tears to rear page else v/good copy.  Price: $100.00
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  63. WARD MICHAEL The Mountaineer's Companion. illus. with 26 full page plates t/out. 2 col. text diagrams, pub. Lond. Eyre & Spottiswoode 1966 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.598, very sl. chipped d/w. A compilation of mountaineering experiences by many famous climbers and writers with practical guidelines by such climbers as Hillary, Mallory, Smythe etc. Includes essays by Wilfred Noyce, Edward Whymper, Guido Rey, Leigh-Mallory, Stark, Byron, Gertrude Bell, Morris. Very good copy.    Price: $50.00
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  64. YOUNG GEOFFREY WINTHROP Geoffrey Sutton &  Wilfrid Noyce. Snowdon Biography. Story of Snowdon the highest mountain in England. illus. with frontis. 15 full page plates t/out. & e/paper  maps  pub.  Lond. J.M. Dent &  Sons  1957  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.194. The history of climbers' involvement with the Snowdon district. Fine.    Price: $65.00
     
  65. YOUNGHUSBAND FRANCIS  Everest. The Challenge. with e/paper maps, frontis.  & 13 full page plates t/out. 3  maps  pub. Lond. Nelson 1936 1st.ed. or.cl. 8vo. pp.IX.244. Reflections on Everest attempts by Younghusband (1863-1942) who opened Tibet to Western trade in 1904, later leading 3 (of the 8) unsuccessful attempts at scaling Mt. Everest; in this important book Younghusband offers history of these climbing expeditions. Very good copy.   Price: $65.00 
   
   
 
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