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Mount Everest books, Mountaineering books and Mountain books for sale.
A huge choice of mountaineering books : Probably the largest selection of the best MOUNTAINEERING books and mountain paintings and engravings for sale anywhere. Mount Everest 1921 George Leigh Mallory and Mount Everest 1935 led by Eric Shipton. Mount Everest ephemera are also a speciality.
It was usual for the leader to write the expedition book, but one not written in it's own time was that of the Mount Everest Reconnaissance 1935 led by Eric Shipton. This was corrected when Tony Astill wrote and published the book of this ‘Forgotten Adventure’ which won the coveted James Monroe Thorington Award for Best Book Mountaineering History at the Banff Mountain Festival 2006.
Climbing Mount Everest became an obsession of the nation in the 1920's and when Mallory and Irvine lost their lives an inexhaustible interest was created about the highest mountain in the world, first ascended in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.
Mountaineering Books - rare and fine Alpine mountaineering books of the Alps, Switzerland, views of Mont Blanc, Mountain Books Matterhorn, Libri Montagna,
Libri Cervin, Alpinismus Bergbücher Bernese Oberland, Dolomiti Libri, mountaineering books, gravure Monte Bianco, Monte Rosa Libri.
‘The best bookseller in England of Mountain Books’ - Jacques Perret
‘Tony Astill, englischer grand seigneur der Bergbuch-Antiquare’ - Daniel Anker
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Here is the largest selection of Mount Everest Books for sale - Old, New and Secondhand. - Authors include : Lieut.-Col. Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury, George Leigh Mallory, John Noel, A.F.R. Wollaston, Charles Granville Bruce, Theodore Howard Somervell, George Ingle Finch, John Baptist Lucius Noel, George Ingle Finch, Lt. Col. Edward Norton, Sir Francis Younghusband, Hugh Ruttledge, Michael Spender, Frank Sidney Smythe, Harold William Tilman, Bip Pares, Eric Shipton, André Roch, Leslie Vickery Bryant (Dan), Chevalley G., Dittert R. & Lambert, Alfred Gregory, John (Brigadier Sir, C.B.E., D.S.O.) Hunt, James (Jan) Morris, Bill Murray, Wilfrid Noyce, Norgay Sherpa Tenzing, Charles Evans, Edmund Percival Hillary, James Ramsay Ullman, Jennifer Bourdillon, George Lowe, Dennis Roberts, Tom Stobart, Thomas F. Hornbein, David Robertson, Peter Steele, Michael Ward, Chris Bonington, Walt Unsworth, Raymond Greene, Doug Scott, Norgay Sherpa Tenzing, Charles Clarke, Ronnie Faux, Peter Habeler, Reinhold Messner, Joe Tasker, Tom Holzel, Audrey Salkeld, Stephen Venables, Dudley Green, Peter Gillman, Rebecca Stephens, Showell Styles, Anatoli Boukreev, Jon Krakauer, David Breashears, Jochen Hemmleb, Ed Webster, George Band and Tony Astill.
Authors of Mount Everest Books Himalayan Mountaineering Books by Herman Buhl, Kurt Diemburger, Filippo de Filippi, Maurice Herzog, Edmund Hillary, John Hunt, Frank Kingdon-Ward, Chris Bonington, Pete Boardman, Reinhold Messner, Joe Tasker, Lionel Terray, H.W. Bill Tilman, Doug Scott
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