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BAEDEKER, Karl. The Eastern Alps... Leipsic [i.e. Leipzig]. Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1903. Tenth edition, revised and augmented. 8vo. 571pp, [1]. With 53 maps, 10 plans, and seven panoramas. Original publisher's blind-ruled red cloth, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed and spotted, spine sunned. Later bookplate of George Lowe, beneath earlier inked ownership inscriptions, to FFEP, small holes and tape repairs to initial map. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23432
FUCHS, Vivian, Sir. HILLARY, Edmund, Sir. Over sydpolen. Bergen. J. W. Eides Forlag, [1958]. First Norwegian edition. 8vo. 275pp, [1]. Illustrated with 32 pages of monochrome photographs and 16 pages in full colour. Original publisher's red cloth-backed decorated paper boards, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and marked, some slight shipping to dustwrapper. Endpapers browned, bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23431
HURLEY, Frank. Sydpolsfarere. København [i.e. Copenhagen]. H. Aschehoug & Co., 1928. First Danish edition. 8vo. 203pp, [3]. With 71 photographic illustrations and two charts. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23456
BARBER, Noel. The white desert. [London]. Hodder and Stoughton, [1958]. First edition. 8vo. 205pp, [3]. With a sketch-map frontispiece and 31 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper rubbed, marked, chipped, and torn, spine panel sunned. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23429
BOWMAN, Gerald. From Scott to Fuchs. London. Evans Brothers Limited, [1958]. First edition. 8vo. 191pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 18 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper price-clipped, and trifle marked and chipped. Later bookplate of George Lowe to FEP, near contemporary inked gift inscription and booksellers ink-stamp to FFEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23430
NOYCE, Wilfrid. The gods are angry. London. Heinemann, [1957]. First edition. 8vo. 198pp. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in silver. Without dustwrapper. Binding cocked, lightly rubbed, and marked, Boots Library label to upper board. Signed by British mountaineers Mike Westmacott (1825-2012) and George Lowe (1924-2013) to title page, with the latter's bookplate to verso of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23426
AMUNDSEN, Roald. Nordostpassagen... Kjøbenhavn, Berlin, London. Kristiania Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1921. First edition. Quarto. [8], 467pp, [1]. Numerous photographic illustrations and four folding maps. Later half-cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Decorated endpapers, bookplate of Caspar Holm to FEP. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23448
PONTING, H[erbert] G[eorge]. Het eeuwige ijs. De Zuidpool-expeditie van Kapitein Scott. Een verhaal van den laatsten tocht naar de Zuidpool door kapitein Scott en diens tragische einde, benevens een beschrijving van het natuurleven in het eeuwige ijs. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam. J. M. Meulenhoff, [1924]. First Dutch edition. 8vo. 441pp, [1]. With 150 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's decorated brown cloth. Extremities rubbed. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23453
[SCOTT, Walter]. The antiquary. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., 1816. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes [3], vi-viii, 336; [2], 348; [2], 372pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, chipping to lettering-pieces. Early inked ownership inscriptions of British politician John Charles Herries (1778-1855) to head of all titles. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23634
[SCOTT, Walter]. Guy Mannering; or, the astrologer. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., 1815. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [4], 341, [1]; [4], 346, [2], 358pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, brown morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, joints split. Foxed, several gatherings protruding from text-block. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Charles Herries (1745-1819), Colonel Colonel of the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, to head of all titles. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23633
[SCOTT, Walter]. The pirate. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. et al., 1822. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [2], vii, [1], 322; [2], 332; [2], 346pp. Bound by Stephenson of London in contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, chipping to lettering-pieces. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23635
[SCOTT, Walter]. Kenilworth; a romance. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. et al., 1821. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [2], 320; [2], 339, [1]; [2], 348pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, brown morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Early inked ownership inscriptions of British politician John Charles Herries (1778-1855) to head of all titles. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23632
[SCOTT, Walter]. Tales of my landlord, collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham. Edinburgh. Printed for William Blackwood, 1817. Second edition. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, brown morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities heavily rubbed. Lightly spotted. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Charles Herries (1745-1819), Colonel of the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, to FFEP of Vol. I. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23636
LA CAILLE, Nicolas Louis de. LALANDE, Jérôme Lefrancais de. Tables de logarithmes Pour les Sinus & Tangentes de toutes les minutes du Quart de Cercle, & pour tous les nombres naturels depuis 1 jusqu'à 10800. A Paris. Chez H. L. Guerin & L. F. Delatour, 1760. First edition. 12mo. [3], [217], [20]pp. Contemporary sprinkled calf, tooled in gilt and blind, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints split. Marbled endpapers, book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23681
POUND, Ezra. The Pisan Cantos. London. Faber and Faber, [1949]. First British edition. 8vo. 132pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed, a trifle marked, dustwrapper torn and chipped with loss to spine panel and flaps. Lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995), with his occasional manuscript annotations to text. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23627
LUNN, Arnold. A century of mountaineering 1857-1957. London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1957]. First edition. Quarto. 263pp, [1]. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle rubbed and marked. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP, compliment slip of the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research loosely inserted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23428
BURDSALL, Richard L., EMMONS, Arthur B.. Men against the clouds: the conquest of Minya Konka. London. John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935. First British edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 272pp. With a photographic frontispiece, 46 photographic illustrations, and seven maps and charts. Original publisher's purple cloth, lettered in blue. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Decorated endpapers, bookplate of George Lowe to verso of FFEP, ink-stamp of J. Garfield Anderson to half-title, occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23441