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Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: [No date, c1957] Printed in Great Britain.
Edition: First American Translation.
Seller ID: 008705
An account of the 1956 Swiss ascent of Everest becoming the first Europeans to succeed and the first ascent of Lhotse. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toning on the spine and moderate handling wear on the edges. Ref: Neate 240. View more info
Publisher: Cambridge:, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.,: 1927
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 009175
Condition: Very Good
The text is a series of letters detailing a journey through the Himalayan region in Asia and relating some of the folktales told by local villagers with Four folding maps, with textual decorations. Includes an appendix on the "Caravan Vocabulary" of Urdu words the couple employed on their journey. Among the other interesting oral histories and tidbits related by the author, there is a tale recounted from the perspective of villagers in the Himalayas a... View more info
Publisher: London / India, Staples and Staples Limited, / Bishen Singh Mehendra Pal Singh: 1994
Seller ID: 009462
Condition: Very Good
Publisher's black cloth; Stamped gilt titles, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 22cm tall; 204 pages with index; some b/w illustration. Illustrations: Mrs. G. A. Wathen & Haldar Joo Walli. REF: Gupta, 2604 View more info
Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Company: 1987
Seller ID: 003849
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. Two friends, one blind, the other an experienced mountaineer tell of their great adventure in Nepal. View more info
Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2018
Seller ID: 010510
A beautifully observed and even more beautifully written a new study of Calcutta. In its author, Kushanava Choudhury, we clearly have an important new talent. [William Dalrymple, The Guardian, Best Holiday Reads 2017]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info
Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc. ,: 1962.
Edition: First Edition, First Printing. This American edition preceded the UK version and shows color photos the UK edition does not.
Seller ID: 008594
Condition: 8vo; 258 pages with index.
A record of the Himalayan scientific and mountaineering expedition of 1960-61. The purpose was to search for the yeti [Abominable Snowman] and study the effects of high altitude over a prolonged period. Also includes the record of the disaster in attempting to scale Makalu and Team members Barry Bishop, Mike Ward, Wally Ramones, & Mike Gill made 1st ascent of Ama Dablam.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust ... View more info
By: Hall, Maurice
Publisher: London:, Quiller Press,: 1992
Seller ID: 005444
Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light shelf handing to dust jacket now in protective Mylar Jacket.xxv + 214 pages with index, notes, bibliography and appendixes. Goa is a state located in the western region of India, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is one of ... View more info
Publisher: New York, National Travel Club,: 1933
Edition: 1st Edition
Seller ID: 004106
Condition: Very Good
Special edition for club - First Edition, thus. [Published by Dutton in 1935] Anthropological study of the Mongols, beliefs, music, occultism, laws, strong men of Torguts, etc. 57 illustrations and a map. Black cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and front emblem. Bindings tight and square, text clean with toning. Minimal shelf handling. 9.5 inches tall, 358 pages with index. Dust jacket by Kent Crane. Light handling. Spine crease, appears sun-toned, in ... View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, University of Pennsylvania Press,: 1997
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Seller ID: 007521
A study of how Mandeville's Travels came to appear in its various versions, explaining how it went through a series of transformations as it reached new audiences in order to serve as both a response to previous writings about the East and an important voice in the medieval conversation about the nature and limits of the world.Sir John Mandeville is the supposed author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, a travel memoir which first circulated between 1357 and 1371.... View more info
Publisher: London:, Marshall Brotehrs / Church of England Zenana Missionary Society,: 1903.
Seller ID: 009199
Insights into the culture; home life, manners and customs of the people of Kashmir written by the author who was a female missionary. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some hand soiling. View more info
By: Keay, John
Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 2006
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 010358
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ...explores the prominent role spices have played in the construction of the modern world, from the development of the word itself to extensive schemes for trading it across continents to the personalities who discovered and disseminated it, noting that "a taste for spices is responsible for the exploration of our planet. [Reed] View more info
By: Levi, Peter
Publisher: Indianapolis:, Bobbs-Merrill,: 1972.
Edition: First American Edition.
Seller ID: 002147
A trip through Afghanistan in searching for and following the routes of Alexander the Great, detailing all the cultures and travelers who have passed that way. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Text clean, lightly toned. Noted a few finger marks on edges. Price-clipped dust jacket with shelf wear to edges in protective Mylar sleeve. 287 pages with index. b/w photo illustrations This book ... View more info
Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1929.<br>
Edition: Second Printing.
Seller ID: 005154
Condition: 8vo; 8 7/8 inches tall. 332 pages with index.<br>
Bindings square and tight. Light handling wear. Text clean with scattered aging. View more info
Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 1938
Edition: Second Edition [First in this form]
Seller ID: 009467
The author took part in the 1922 & 1924 Everest expeditions, and was president of the Alpine Club, 1962-4. Second Edition [First in this form] 17.8cm; 7 inches tall; 319 pages with index. Bindings tight and square. Slight shelf lean. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. REF: Neate S142 View more info
By: Swinburne, T. R.
Publisher: New Delhi:, Sagar Publications,: 1970.
Edition: Reprint issue of 1907 classic.
Seller ID: 009200
Condition: Very Good in a Good- Dust Jacket.
"A very happy time spent in rambling among some of the finest scenery of this lovely earth, may induce anyone to betake himself to Kashmir, he will achieve something worth living for" (preface) Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has been handled with loss top spine. View more info
Publisher: New York:, William Salone Associates, Inc.,: 1947.
Edition: First American edition preceding English.
Seller ID: 008708
Condition: 8vo; 409 pages with an index.
The author joins numerous passages by Bruce, Mallory, Norton, Odell, Scott and Younghusband from Everest narratives with his linking text. One of the most enjoyable books on Everest yet written.(BRD)Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Ref: Neate 842; Krawczyk 1021; Book Review Digest View more info
Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: [No date, c1957]<br>
Edition: Printed in Great Britain.<br>
Seller ID: 007747
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine is sunned. Lacking dust jacket. Concerning a 1956 Swiss ascent of Everest becoming the first Europeans to succeed and the first ascent of Lhotse. View more info
Publisher: San Francisco:, Paul Elder and Company,: 1913.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Trade. [McBride]<br>
Seller ID: 007462
A travelogue that originally appeared in the Sunday Supplement of the San Francisco Chronicle. The author relates his travels to Japan, the Philippines, Hon Kong, Canton, Singapore, and Rangoon, India, Egypt. One of his final chapter is "Hints for the Traveler". Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine has sun-darkened. 8.25 inches tall, 178 pages with index and bibliography for travelers. View more info