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From a Tramp's Wallet : a life of Douglas William Freshfield, D.C.L., M.A., 1845-1934., FISHER, Hervey.
1 FISHER, Hervey. From a Tramp's Wallet : a life of Douglas William Freshfield, D.C.L., M.A., 1845-1934.
Norwich Erskine Press 2001 
308pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 1852970693 *** Explorer, mountaineer, writer and scholar. One time President of the Royal Geographical Society, Gold Medallist of the Royal Geographical Society, President of the Alpine Club. His principal expeditions - three times to the Caucasus and once to the unmapped region to the north of Kanchenjunga - 'gave rise to some of the most vivid...writings in the canon of mountain literature of the nineteenth century'. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Travels Through the Alps., FORBES, James D.
2 FORBES, James D. Travels Through the Alps.
London Adam & Charles Black 1900 
New edition revised and annotated by W.A.B. Coolidge. xxxviii, 572pp, frontispiece portrait, 6 folding maps (2 in pocket at rear), 9 topographical sketches in the text, 44 further line illustrations. Original dark blue cloth with gilt titling (rubbed, corners worn, 20 mm tear at head of spine). Hinges loosening a little. Top edges gilt, other edges discoloured and spotted. Lacks rear free endpaper, the others spotted, offsetting on half-title and last page, spotting on frontispiece and its tissue guard (though spots mostly clear of the image), title page lightly spotted, occasional small line in margin, but otherwise interior clean and fresh. Top page corners bumped throughout most of the volume. A good copy. 
Price: 185.00 AUD
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A Climber in New Zealand., ROSS, Malcolm.
3 ROSS, Malcolm. A Climber in New Zealand.
London Edward Arnold 1914 
Illustrated from photographs by the author. xx, 316pp, 8pp publisher's adverts; frontis & 30 b&w illustrations (on 23 plates). Original green cloth, lettered in gilt, blind rules. From the Hutchins School Library [Hobart], with a plate on the half-title indicating its presentation by Sir Rupert Shoobridge in 1961; tape stains on endpapers from a since-departed plate or pocket, library stamp on half-title and verso of the frontis, lacks the front free endpaper; otherwise unmarked and clean. The edges are a little spotted. A good+ copy. 
Price: 275.00 AUD
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Our Life in the Swiss Highlands., SYMONDS, John Addington, and his daughter Margaret.
4 SYMONDS, John Addington, and his daughter Margaret. Our Life in the Swiss Highlands.
London and Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black 1892 
x, 366pp, [6] publisher's advertisements, frontispiece portrait, 4 black & white illustrations. Original dark green cloth with gilt rules and titling (damp damage along rear fore-edge). Edges spotted and damp stained. Narrow damp staining on fore-edges of first 3 and last couple of leaves, and a little on verso frontispiece. Spotting on first and last few leaves, otherwise interior clean and fresh. Bookplate (of Herbert Jekyll) on front paste-down. Good. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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On Foot Through Tyrol in the Summer of 1855., WHITE, Walter.
5 WHITE, Walter. On Foot Through Tyrol in the Summer of 1855.
London Chapman & Hall 1856 
First edition. 316pp. Original blind decorated rose cloth; spine slightly faded, corners a little rubbed). Top edges dusty, the others uncut, small area of soiling on front paste-down, light spotting on last couple of leaves, very occasional single spot in text, but interior generally clean and fresh. A good to very good clean copy. 
Price: 200.00 AUD
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The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 2 : sections 6-10., WILKINSON, Bill (ed).
6 WILKINSON, Bill (ed). The Abels : a comprehensive guide to Tasmania's mountains over 1100m high. Volume 2 : sections 6-10.
Hobart Tasmanian Outdoors Collection 2011 0646554301 / 9780646554303 
206pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0646554301 ***This volume covers the entire south-west of Tasmania; from the Pieman River to the Huon River and D'Entrecasteaux Channel, taking in also the SW portion of the Cradle Mtn--Lake St Clair National Park. Note that a new edition of Volume One, covering the rest of the island, is now available. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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