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Smythe, Frank Snow on the Hills
1948 Adam & Charles Black London 2nd, 4to, pp.119, photo frontis, 46 bw photos, tan cloth; dj chipped top/bottom spine, vg, cloth w/ bookplate, vg. #23094 $19.00
The largest of Smythe's photo albums with descriptive text to accompany each plate. This one includes British Hills, Alps, Canadian Rockies, and Himalaya. Includes photos from the 1933, 1936, and 1938 Everest expeditions. Neate S130.[read more]

Smythe, Frank The Kangchenjunga Adventure
1931 Gollancz London 2nd, imp, 8vo, pp.464, photo frontis, 47 bw photos, 6 maps, appendices, green cloth; cloth rubbed, bookplate, good+. #12110 $35.00
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 [read more]

Smythe, Frank The Mountain Vision
1942 Hodder & Stoughton London 2nd, 8vo, pp.xi, 308, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, blue cloth; cloth w/ spine faded, vg. #24484 $19.00
Essays on various aspects of mountains and mountaineering, including the Alps and Himalaya. From the collection of American mountaineer Richard Irvin with his signature. Neate S122.[read more]

Mountains in Colour: Smythe, Frank S.
Smythe, Frank S. Mountains in Colour
1949 Parrish London 1st, 4to, pp.155, 57 color photos, tan cloth; cloth w/ small tear top rear of spine, front hinge starting, good #13479 $5.00
Accounts and photos of Smythe’s climbs in the Himalaya, Britain, Switzerland and North America. This is the UK edition of “Behold the Mountains”. Neate S124.[read more]

The Valley of Flowers: Smythe, Frank S.
New Smythe, Frank S. The Valley of Flowers
1938 Hodder & Stoughton London 1st, 8vo, pp.xiii, 322, color frontis w/ tissue guard, 15 color photos, 2 maps, appendices, green cloth; dj rubbed, chipped top spine, clipped, vg-, cloth vg+ #25316 $65.00 $39.00
Smythe discovered the beautiful Bhyundar Valley after his climb of Kamet. This describes his return to the valley in 1937 followed by a trip to the Garhwal and the ascent of Mana Peak (23,860’) and an attempt on Dunagiri (23,184’). Neate S133, Yak S290. To see all of our Sale Items,
My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest: Smythe, Tony
signedSmythe, Tony My Father, Frank: Unresting Spirit of Everest
2013 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.324, 96 bw photos, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26554 $39.95
Frank Smythe’s mountaineering achievements in the decade before the Second World War became a part of climbing history. His intensive Alpine climbing followed by two Himalayan expeditions – to Kangchenjunga in 1930 and success the following year on Kamet, the highest summit then reached – became th[read more]

signedSmythe, Tony & John Cleare Rock Climbers in Action in Snowdonia
1966 Secker & Warburg London 1st, 8vo, pp.127, 39 bw photos, map, grey cloth; inscribed by Cleare to Irvin, signed Irvin, dj worn, edge reinforced, vg, cloth fine. #23484 $245.00
A well illustrated account, photos by Cleare, of contemporary personalities and hard climbs. Background information for the photos is included in the back. This is a scarce first edition. Neate S134.[read more]

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