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Smythe, F. S. The Kangchenjunga Adventure
1930 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.464, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, 6 maps, appendices, green cloth ; dj w/ large chip top spine removing title, edge chips, unclipped, good, cloth w/ tear top spine, faded top spine corresponding w/ jacket, pencil name, tight, else vg #23770 $175.00
This is the account of the unsuccessful international expedition of 1930 led by G. L. Dyhrenfurth. Kangchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, was attempted numerous times but was not successfully climbed until 1955. This 1930 team was one of the strongest to climb in the Himalaya but was de [read more]

Smythe, Frank A Camera in the Hills
1939 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.147, photo frontis, 64 bw photos, green cloth ; dj chipped top/bottom spine, 3” tear along spine edge, good, cloth vg #23926 $9.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums of the Alps with descriptive text to accompany each plate. Neate S113. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Alpine Ways
1947 Adam & Charles Black London 3rd, 4to, pp.106, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, map, tan cloth ; dj chipped, good, cloth w/ stain lower front corner, vg. #23093 $15.00
A nice photo album of the Alps with descriptive text to accompany each plate. Neate S111. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Alpine Ways
1942 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.106, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, map, green cloth ; dj chipped, vg-, cloth w/ inscription 1942, vg+. #12105 $19.00
A nice photo album of the Alps with descriptive text to accompany each plate. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S111. [read more]

Smythe, Frank An Alpine Journey
1934 Gollancz London 1st, 8vo, pp.351, photo frontis, 51 bw photos, fldg map, black cloth ; cloth rubbed, vg. #12104 $29.00
Smythe's journey covers a traverse of the Alps in eastern Switzerland. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S110. [read more]

Smythe, Frank An Alpine Journey
1940 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, small 8vo, pp.317, 5 bw photos, map, tan cloth ; cloth rubbed, vg. #23340 $15.00
Smythe's journey covers a traverse of the Alps in eastern Switzerland. Neate S110. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Behold the Mountains: Climbing with a Color Camera
1949 Chanticleer NY 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth ; dj chipped top spine, vg, cloth fine #11605 $19.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe's climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. Neate S124. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Behold the Mountains: Climbing with a Color Camera
1949 Chanticleer NY 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth ; cloth fine. #12106 $15.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe's climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S124. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Camp Six: An Account of the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition
1937 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 307, photo frontis, 34 bw photos, map, appendix, blue cloth ; cloth chipped top spine effecting ‘Camp’, worn, good #24656 $85.00
Smythe's account of the 1933 British Mount Everest Expedition includes his experiences at the high camp and his solo summit attempt. One of the Everest classics, credited as an inspirational book by Hillary in “High Adventure”. Neate S114, SB S42, Yak S288. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Climbs and Ski Runs: Mountaineering and Ski-ing in the Alps, Great Britain and Corsica
1933 Blackwood Edinburgh rep, 8vo, pp.xx, 307, photo frontis, 73 bw photos (1 fldg), blue cloth ; cloth w/ browning to spine, inscription 1937, vg. #13475 $29.00
Smythe's first book and regarded by Neate as perhaps his best. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S115. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Kamet Conquered
1991 Natraj Dehra Dun rep, 8vo, pp.xvi, 418, photo frontis, 58 bw photos, 3 maps, (1 color fldg), appendices, blue cloth ; dj vg, cloth vg. #19543 $35.00
An account of the first ascent of Kamet (25,439') in 1931. This was the highest summit attained at the time. Neate S118, Yak S287. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Mountaineering Holiday
1940 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 229, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, map, blue cloth ; cloth spine faded, vg. #12117 $25.00
Focuses on the Dauphine Alps and Mont Blanc's Brenva Face. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S123. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Mountaineering Holiday
1950 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xi, 229, photo frontis, 23 bw photos, map, red cloth ; dj unclipped, near fine, cloth fine. #12857 $25.00
Focuses on the Dauphine Alps and Mont Blanc's Brenva Face. Neate S123. [read more]

Smythe, Frank My Alpine Album
1947 Adam & Charles Black London 2nd, 4to, pp.147, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, map, red cloth ; dj worn, vg-, cloth lightly mottled, vg+. #12216 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one includes the Eastern & Central Alps, Bernese Oberland, Pennine Alps, and Mont Blanc. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S125. [read more]

Smythe, Frank My Alpine Album
1947 Adam & Charles Black London 2nd, 4to, pp.147, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, map, red cloth ; dj w/ tear top spine, edges rubbed, vg, cloth w/ light fading to spine, bookplate, vg+. #11606 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one includes the Eastern & Central Alps, Bernese Oberland, Pennine Alps, and Mont Blanc. Neate S125. [read more]

signed Smythe, Frank Over Tyrolese Hills
1938 Hodder & Stoughton London Blackjacket ed, small 8vo, pp.254, 3 sketches, fldg map, tan cloth ; signed Tom Hornbein, cloth vg. #24033 $19.00
Focuses primarily on the Austrian Alps. Neate S126. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Over Tyrolese Hills
1936 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xv, 292, photo frontis, 35 bw photos, fldg map, blue cloth ; cloth rubbed, name, vg. #23061 $25.00
Focuses primarily on the Austrian Alps. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S126. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Over Welsh Hills
1945 Adam & Charles Black London 3rd, 4to, pp.101, photo frontis, 50 bw photos, map, tan cloth ; cloth fine. #23927 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S127. [read more]

Smythe, Frank Peaks and Valleys
1938 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.xi, 129, color frontis, 75 bw photos, tan cloth ; cloth spine darkened, vg. #12119 $15.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one focuses on the European Alps and Himalaya, with the Himalaya section illustrating his travels described in “Valley of Flowers”. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Nea [read more]

Smythe, Frank Rocky Mountains
1948 Adam & Charles Black London 1st, 4to, pp.149, color frontis, 15 color & 48 bw photos, map, red cloth ; dj chipped, taped, vg-, cloth near fine. #23062 $19.00
Another of Smythe's photo albums, this one of the Canadian Rockies, with descriptive text to accompany each plate. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S129. [read more]

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