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  • Sandford, R. W.
    The Canadian Alps: the history of mountaineering in Canada. Volume 1

    Edition: First printing

    Banff, Alberta: Altitude Publishing, 1990. Octavo, blue cloth. pp 296. Photos in text. Fine in fine jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page, with the inscribee's name blind stamped at top. All published as of 2015.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 40317
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  • FRASER, Esther
    THE CANADIAN ROCKIES. Early Travels and Explorations.

    Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig, 1969. Blue boards, colour endpaper maps. xvi, (252) pp + two double-sided colour photo plates; numerous photos in text, indexed. Covers have sunning to upper and lower margins, bit of foxing to page edges, VG otherwise. Price-clipped jacket is just good, with creases to flaps, yellowing and numerous edge tears to rear panel, spine; internal foxing; bubbling to lamination of front panel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 10974
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  • BUSK, Douglas
    THE DELECTABLE MOUNTAINS. Illustrated with 43 of the author's own photos and with maps by the author. The sketches by Bridget Busk

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1946. Beige cloth. pp xii, 274 + plates and four folding maps. Index. Spine lightly darkened, slight soiling to covers, yellowing to page edges, tiny owner name at front, else a VG jacketless copy. Mountain climbing and skiing in the Pyrennes, Alps, White Mountains and the Rockies in America, Persia, and South Africa.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44693
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  • TAYLOR, William C.
    THE SNOWS OF YESTERYEAR: J. Norman Collie, Mountaineer

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1973. Beige boards. pp (186), photos, illustrations, chonology, bibliography. Fine copy. Dust jacket has tears to head of spine, VG otherwise. John Norman Collie, Professor of Chemistry, geographer, writer, and art collector, was one of the greatest mountaineers of his age, climbing in the greatest mountain ranges of the world, including the then relatively untouched Canadian Rockies.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44691
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  • SMYTHE, Frank S.
    THE VALLEY OF FLOWERS

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1947. First of the uniform edition (first edition was in 1938). Blue cloth. (xii), 13-318, (2) pp + 16 colour photo plates; one map in text, one folding map at rear. Index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has a two inch tear to upper inner corner of fron t panel, edge nicks, light dust soiling, VG otherwise. Author's account of four happy months spent in the Himalayas. After ascending Kamet, Smythe continued his travels in the Garhwal Himalaya and Bhyundar Valley.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4449
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  • THE WILL AND THE WAY. by SCOTT, J.M.
    SCOTT, J.M.
    THE WILL AND THE WAY.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. Black cloth, endpaper maps (by Bip Pares). Light sunning to the blue top page edges; neat 1949 ink inscription to upper outer corner of half-title leaf; else fine. Dust jacket (art by Bip Pares) has tears to foot of s pine; nick and very light dust soiling to rear panel; else fine. A nice copy of this mountaineering novel by the noted British explorer and author. European setting (Monte Rosa)

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16455
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  • Bowen, Mark
    Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains (John MacRae Books)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Henry Holt, 2005. Octavo, blue & cream boards. pp (14), (464) + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46204
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  • EDWARDS, Ralph
    TRAIL TO THE CHARMED LAND

    Edition: First edition.

    Hamilton, Saskatoon, & Vancouver: H.R. Larson Publishing Company, 1950. Octavo, illustrated card covers. [4], (x), 135, [3] pp. Photos and map in text. Spine faded, with tears at ends neatly repaired, VG copy otherwise. Edwards writes of his days as a guide in the Canadian Rockies, including the Yoho National Park, at the turn of the 20th century. Not in Peel.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 38221
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  • RITCHIE, Leitch
    TRAVELLING SKETCHES in the North of Italy, the Tyrol, and on the Rhine. With Twenty-Six Beautifully Finished Engravings from Drawings by Clarkson Stanfield.

    London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1832. Octavo, original publisher's red sheep decorated in blind and gilt, with spine lettering stating "Heath's Picturesque Annual 1832", cream endpapers. [2], (viii), 256, [2] pp. Errata slip tipped in at rear. Frontispiece and engraved title, wi th tissue guard, inserted before the letterpress title. 24 steel engravings with tissue guards inserted in text. All plates present (26 in all). The roan binding is scuffed to the edges of the boards and to the joints; frontispiece and engraved title (which is headed "Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832") are foxed and yellowed; the other plates all have some foxing to the margins and blank sides, but only a small minority have any foxing…

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    London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1832. Octavo, original publisher's red sheep decorated in blind and gilt, with spine lettering stating "Heath's Picturesque Annual 1832", cream endpapers. [2], (viii), 256, [2] pp. Errata slip tipped in at rear. Frontispiece and engraved title, wi th tissue guard, inserted before the letterpress title. 24 steel engravings with tissue guards inserted in text. All plates present (26 in all). The roan binding is scuffed to the edges of the boards and to the joints; frontispiece and engraved title (which is headed "Heath's Picturesque Annual for 1832") are foxed and yellowed; the other plates all have some foxing to the margins and blank sides, but only a small minority have any foxing in the image and then only lightly; occasional offsetti ng to pages adjacent to the plates; else a VG copy, text quite clean and unworn.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15116
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  • Penner, Norman, editor and introduction
    Winnipeg 1919: The strikers' own history of the Winnipeg general strike.

    Toronto: James Lorimer, 1975. The paper issue. Second edition, enlarged (first was in 1973). pp (xxviii), 292. Photos, index. Ink owner name at front, text paper a bit yellowed as always, else a VG clean and tight copy.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44121
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