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EVEREST
Written by Walt Unsworth.
Stock no. 2132925
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The world's highest and most romantic mountain dominates the dreams of even the humblest of climbers and the deepest armchair mountaineers. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713911085. SIGNED by author to title page. A few knocks and some light browning along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning and foxing.

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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.

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RIDING THE MOUNTAINS DOWN
Written by Bettina Selby.
Stock no. 2132470
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Journey by Bicycle to Kathmandu. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0575034513. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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HIMALAYAS
Written by Yoshikazu Shirakawa; Arnold J. Toynbee; Edmund Hillary.
Stock no. 2115051
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format, absolutely stunning colour and b/w photos by Shirakawa. Preface by Toynbee, introduction by Hillary, text by Shirakawa. ISBN: 0810901625. Still contained in original black cloth case - that has some chipping to cloth at corners and uneven fading. Contents have wrinkling and damp mark to top edge of some pages.

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JOURNEY THROUGH NEPAL
Written by Mohamed Amin; Duncan Willetts; Brian Tetley.
Stock no. 2115046
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0370310969. Some light fading to couple of cover edges. A little page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with a little fading to spine; edge-creasing with a couple of tiny nicks.

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HIMALAYA TILICHO 7132 METRES
Written by Maurice Herzog.
Stock no. 1809853
Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Glazed boards. Text in French. Full of colour photos of the region of the Himalaya. Corners rubbed. Light page edge browning. One or two pages with grubby marks to margins else contents clean.

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NEPAL
Written by Jurgen Winkler; Mukunda Raj Aryal.
Stock no. 1606268
Published by Office Du Livre. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Text in FRENCH. Corners bumped. Wrapper edge worn and creased. Laminate is lifting and peeling from wrapper.

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NEPAL DURCHWANDERN UND ERLEBEN
Written by Wolfgang Nairz.
Stock no. 1606242
Published by Steiger Verlag Innsbruck. 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Text in GERMAN. 'By hiking and experience'. B/w and colour photos. Colour pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 3854230281.

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A DUE PASSI DALLA CIMA
Written by Adriano Favaro.
Stock no. 1606234
Published by Everest 80. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. La spedizione italo-nepalese all'everest. Text in ITALIAN. Colour photos. Corners bumped. Front panel of wrapper has tear from bottom edge to almost top edge, repaired with tape to verso.

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HIMALAYAN PLANTS VOLUME 1
Written by Hideaki Ohba; Samal B. Malla.
Stock no. 1809058
Published by University Of Tokyo. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the plants of the Himalayas based on extensive field research carried out in 1983 and 1985 by a University of Tokyo botanical research project team. This is the first volume of five. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates, b/w text figures. x and 386 pages including index. ISBN: 060084272. Corners lightly bumped. Text block a little dusty. Contents fine.

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NEPAL AND THE GURKHAS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1708598
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition.

B/w photos. Colour fold-out map to end. One corners very worn.

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A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF NEPAL
Written by Carol Inskipp; Tim Inskipp. Illustrated by Clive Byers; et al..
Stock no. 1803046
Published by Christopher Helm. 2nd 1991. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. 400 pages including index. ISBN: 0713681098. Corners bumped, contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is slightly grubby and has a 3" closed tear to spine edge on rear panel (no loss).

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