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View from the summit
by  Edmund Hillary  
Publisher Easton Press
Published Date 1999
ISBN n/a
Signed  
£99.99
Hardcover signed collector's edition issued by the The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut 1999. NEW/Still sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap - reduced in price due to slight bump to lower page edges. 8vo, Dark Green leather with gilt design, all edges gilt, silk endpages, bound-in silk ribbon marker. Includes a certificate of authenticity from The Easton Press and Collector's Notes. Illustrated with maps, 63 color photographs and 23 black & white photographs. Index. 310 pgs.
Synopsis
"This is the story of my life, condensing 79 years of vigorous activity into a few hundred pages. My views may not always coincide with the stories of my companions, but this is the way I ......more
 
 
     
Touching the Void
by  Joe Simpson  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 1988
ISBN 0224025457
First Edition   First Printing  
£399.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Near fine/Near fine. Book and dustjacket in lovely condition. Dustjacket is not price-clipped - shows price of 10.95 net....more
 
 
     
Touching the Void
by  Joe Simpson  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date July 1988
ISBN 0224025457
First Edition   First Printing  
£250.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG/VG. Dustjacket in lovely condition - not price-clipped shows price of 10.95. Some foxing marks to inside flaps. Spine of book is slightly cocked from reading. Slight creasing to top right hand corner of front free endpaper and outline from where a previous price and edition where once written in pencil but have been erased. Some foxing marks to combined page edges....more
 
 
     
This Game of Ghosts
by  Joe Simpson  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 15 July 1993
ISBN 0224035150
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£75.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/Fine. Book in nice condition with some spine lean from reading being the only fault. Dustjacket in fine condition - not price-clipped shows price of 16.99. Book signed directly on the title page by Joe Simpson....more
 
 
     
The Water People
by  Joe Simpson  
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Published Date 1992
ISBN 022403281x
First Edition   First Printing  
£49.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG-/VG-. Author's only work of fiction to date - scarce. The book has no previous owner inscriptions. The spine is firm and straight. There is some bumping to the spine ends and one corner. There are some marks and dustiness to the combined page edges. The dustjacket is unclipped and shows the price of 13.99. There is slight edgewear to the blue laminate at the base of the spine. There is a closed tear to the very top right hand corner of the front cover of the dustjacket (see picture). There are some surface scratches to the dustjacket. ...more
 
 
     
Scott's Last Expedition
by  R F Scott  
Publisher Folio Society
Published Date 1964
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£8.99
Hardback book in slipcase. Near fine/near fine. The odd mark to book and slipcase. The personal journals of Captain R.F. Scott, CVO, RN, on his journey to the South Pole. ...more
 
 
     
New Europe - SIGNED First Edition
by  Michael Palin  
Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Published Date 13 September 2007
ISBN 9780297844495
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by Michael Palin directly on the title page in black ink. Fine/fine new unread condition.
Synopsis
Until the early 1990s, when the Berlin Wall came tumbling down, travelling behind the iron curtain was never easy. In undertaking his new journey through Eastern Europe, breathing in its rich history, filming its exquisite sights and talking to its diverse peoples, Michael fills what has been a void in his own experience and that of very many of his own generation. As in all his series, Palin's New Europe takes the form of a journey through countries which have rich and complex cultures. Few have survived intact, as the ebb and flow of warring ......more
 
 
     
Mountains of the Mind
by  Robert Macfarlane  
Publisher Granta
Published Date 8 May 2003
ISBN 1862075611
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£29.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine new unread condition. Signed by the author on the title page.
Synopsis
Why do so many feel compelled to risk their lives climbing mountains? During the climbing season, one person per day dies in the Alps, and more people die climbing in this season in Scotland than they do on the roads. "Mountains of the Mind" pursues a fascinating investigation into our emotional and imaginative responses to mountains, and how these have changed over the last few centuries. It is rich with historical and literary references, and punctuated by descriptions of the author's own climbing experiences. There are chapters on glaciers, geology, the ......more
 
 
     
Mind Over Matter
by  Ranulph Fiennes  
Publisher Sinclair Stevenson
Published Date 1993
ISBN 1856193756
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
VG/VG used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of 16.99. Signed and dedicated by Ranulph Fiennes 'To Karin with Best Wishes Ranulph Fiennes 1996'....more
 
 
     
Long Way Down - Signed First Edition
by  Ewan McGregor, and Charley Boorman   
Publisher Sphere
Published Date 11 October 2007
ISBN 9781847440532
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£33.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by both Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman in black pen directly on the title page. Near Fine/near fine new unread condition. The book has been bumped at the top of the spine see picture. There is a small biro mark on the top right hand side of the title page from the signing. The signatures you see are the actual ones you buy.
Synopsis
After their fantastic trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug. And after an inspirational UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to go back and experience this extraordinary continent in more depth. Joining up once more with ......more
 
 
     
Living Dangerously: The Autobiography of Ranulph Fiennes
by  Ranulph Fiennes  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 1994
ISBN 0333617010
Signed  
£13.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Reprint. VG+/VG+. Signed by the author on the title page 'To Matthew, Ranulph Fiennes 2001'.
Synopsis Brought up in South Africa, he never knew his father, who had died in the Italian Campaign the year before he was born. Ranulph followed his father's path into the Royal Scots Greys. After that came the SAS, from which he was dismissed for blowing up an American film set at the idyllic Cotswold village of Castle Combs, then two vicious years as a volunteer fighting communist insurgents in Oman. Then began the series of expeditions for which Fiennes is best known and which caused The Guinness Book of Records to hail him in 1984 as 'the world's greatest ......more
 
 
     
Life Stories
by  David Attenborough  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1 October 2009
ISBN 9780007338832
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£20.00
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by David Attenborough in blue ink directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine new unread condition.
Product Description
A personal view of the natural world "I daresay my mind would wander over a range of animals remarkable for the extravagance of their reproductive techniques" - Sir David Attenborough, when asked which animal he would like to be if he returned to Earth This fantasy reincarnation was reserved only when in "racy" company, said the distinguished wildlife broadcaster. But in more sober company, he would go for a sloth, which hangs upside-down all day. The sloth is Sir David's first essay in this collection of his own personal ......more
 
 
     
Himalayan Campaign: The Attack on Kangchenjunga.
by  Paul Bauer  
Publisher Basil Blackwell
Published Date 1937
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£69.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/VG. Several half inch closed tears to top of dustjacket. One inch closed tear with no loss to rear of dustjacket at top. Some shelfwear and bumping to corners. Very presentable copy of book and scarce dustjacket. Dustjacket not clipped - shows price of 8s. 6d. net
In this official account, Bauer describes the attack on the tremendous ice-pinnacled ridge of Kangchenjunga on which he and his companions carried out feats of techniques and organisation that had been thought impossible at such heights; and how when caught by snowstorms they extricated themselves and their porters without loss of life....more
 
 
     
High Adventure
by  Edmund Hillary  
Publisher Easton Press
Published Date 2003
ISBN
Signed  
£145.00
Hardback full-leather book. No Jacket as Issued. Easton Press Signed Luxury Edition. Signed by Sir Edmund Hillary. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very fine, unread, unopened, still sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. Bound in beautiful burgundy leather with an original design and lettering embossed in 22kt gold, it features traditional hubbed spine, enduring acid neutral paper, gilded page edge,. rich moire endleaves and a satin ribbon page marker. Includes certificate of autheticity and Publishers Note Card. On May 29, 1953 at 11:30 AM a 33 year-old beekeeper from New Zealand, Edmund Hillary, and his sherpa, Tenzing Norgay, stepped onto the "roof of the world" and secured a place in the ......more
 
 
     
Facing Up.
by  Bear Grylls  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 2000
ISBN 0333780701
First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Signed by the author on the title page in blue pen without dedication. Book and dustjacket in VG condition. Some spine lean to book and a couple of small closed tears to front lower edge. Some shelfwear to dustjacket edges.
Synopsis
'Bear Grylls, the youngest person to ascend Everest, did so after many months recovering from a broken back. He writes convincingly of fear and doubt. This is an honest and compelling story' - Ranulph Fiennes. 'As exquisitely stark and inspiring as the bare crags of Everest itself. Honesty shines from the pages, Bear's indomitable spirit encouraging you on through threat of frostbite and avalanche until you are at the summit, breathlessly sharing in ......more
 
 
     
Facing the Frozen Ocean
by  Bear Grylls  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 2 April 2004
ISBN 1405041501
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine. Signed via a 'Schroders' Bookplate on the front free endpaper of the book - probably originates from one of Bear's motivational courses.
Synopsis
This is the account of five British men in an open, rigid inflatable boat fighting for their lives in perhaps the most dangerous and unpredictable seas in the world. It started out as a carefully calculated attempt to complete the first unassisted crossing of the frozen north Atlantic in a rigid inflatable boat, but it became a terrifying battle against storm-force winds, crashing waves and icebergs as large as cathedrals. Starting from the remote north Canadian coastline, Grylls and his crew ......more
 
 
     
Cold: Extreme Adventures at the Lowest Temperatures on Earth - Signed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes
by  Ranulph Fiennes  
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Published Date 7 November 2013
ISBN 9781471127823
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£15.00

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes directly on the page. SOME SIGNIFICANT BUMPING TO SPINE ENDS AND BOARD CORNERS OR EDGES.
There are only few human beings who can adapt, survive and thrive in the coldest regions on earth. And below a certain temperature, death is inevitable. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent much of his life exploring and working in conditions of extreme cold. The loss of many of his fingers to frostbite is a testament to the horrors man is exposed to at such perilous temperatures. With the many adventures he has led over the past 40 years, testing his limits of endurance to the maximum, he deservedly holds the title of 'the world's ......more

 
 
     
A Talent for Trouble
by  Ranulph Fiennes  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1974
ISBN 0340128453
Signed  
£34.99

Hardback. Second impression 1974. Signed by Ranulph Fiennes in black pen directly on the title page with no dedication. Dustkacket is unclipped and shows price of £2.50. VG/VG- - one inch closed tear to dustkact at front lower edge.
 

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