The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest.
New York, St. Martin’s Press, 1997. 16cm x 24cm. 255 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition.
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Reminiscences of India and North Queensland 1857 – 1912.
First Edition. London, Constable and Company, 1913. 21 x 14 cm. xi, 271 pages. With eight plates and a foldout map in the back. Original red cloth with blind stamped title on front board and gilt title on spine. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Edges and end papers dust dulled and foxed. Gift inscription by the author to Lady Blanche Pelly ‘from her affectionate Cousin’ Robert Gray, dated 1923. Hand written ‘Errata’ note. Internally mildly foxed, otherwise clean and complete.
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Readings in Indian History Politics and Philosophy.
First Edition. London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1967. 21 x 14 cm. 392 pages. Original green cloth with gilt title on spine. Hard cover. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear. Spine faded. Edges dust dulled. Name of previous owner and date on front pastedown and front free end paper. Internally bright and clean.
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A Literary and Historical Atlas Asia, Africa and Australasia, Europe, North & South America.
New Edition (with many revised maps). Four Volumes. London, Dent & Sons, 1923. 17 x 11 cm. Asia: xi, 226 / Africa & Australasia: xi, 218 / Europe: xiv, 254 / North & South America: xiv, 231 pages. All volumes contain maps, drawings, charts and plates. Fully illustrated. Uniform set of brown half calf over marbled boards. Bindings by ‘How and Vincent, Bookbinder, Nettlebed, Oxon.’ Small binder sticker on front paste down. Gilt decorations and title on spines. Pale blue speckled end papers. Very good condition. Boards, corners and spine rubbed and bumped. Minor abrasions. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Bindings sound but hinges starting to crack. Rear joint of Africa volume starting to open. Overall a nice uniform set. Internally bright and clean. Everyman’s Library.
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Defeat into Victory. With a frontispiece and 21 maps.
First Edition. London, Cassell, 1956. 20 x 14 cm. xi, 576 pages. With a frontispiece showing Field-Marshal Slim and 21 maps, many of which are folding. With a losely inserted small card: ‘With Lord Strathalmond’s compliments’. New (2018) black cloth with gilt title and author on spine. New End papers. In original unclipped dust jacket, now in archival jacket. Good condition. New binding and end papers. Edges dust dulled and mildly stained. First and last few pages damp stained, weakened and stained.Large tear and small holes in title and dedication page. Text block and maps a little darkened, but otherwise clean. Dust jacket damp stained and age darkened. Minor edge wear.
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