Refine search resultsSkip to search results
London: John Murray, 1855. 2 volumes. A new edition, carefully revised and condensed. Frontispiece in both volumes and 77 other woodcut illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth stamped in blind and pictorial gilt (cloth is dampstained at upper corners not affecting the text). London: John Murray, 1855. Interior is very clean.
New York: Dutton, 1954. Illustrations in color & in black & white. 8vo, two-toned cloth (lightly bumped and edgeworn; faint discoloration at foot of spine; internally clean). New York: Dutton, 1954. First edition. A very good copy, lacking the dust wrapper. With a Chapter on the Final Assault by Sir Edmund Hillary.
Garden City: Garden City, 1929. Adventures in Nepal together with accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian Gulf, the Overland Desert Mail and the Baghdad Railway. Illustrated with a map and many black & white photos. xi + 332pp. 8vo, orange cloth with decorative black stamping (some light soiling). New York: Garden City Publishing Company, 1929. A very good(-) copy.
Berlin: Deutscher Alpenverein & Osterreichischer Alpenverein, 1957. Map. Color lithograph. 31.25" x 39.25". In very good condition. The first modern map of the Himalayas. The image was created using terrestrial photogrammetry (a cartographic approach that employs data from high-altitude photography) from a 1955 expedition of the German and Austrian Alpine Clubs led by Schneider. Outstanding design with notes in German and English.