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Mountain And Cave Rescue 1988/9

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Mountain Rescue Committee: 1989

Edition: 1989

Seller ID: 57739

Condition: 40pp, paperback, VG


The handbook of the Mountain Rescue Committee View more info

The Netherworld Of Mendip. Explorations in the Great Caverns of Somerset, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Elsewhere

By: Baker E. A. & Balch Herbert E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: J. Baker & Son: 1907

Edition: 1907 First Edition

Seller ID: 47563

Condition: 172pp, original green cloth, owner's signature, very slight foxing to a few pages, VG.


Very well illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

Moors, Crags & Caves Of The High Peak And The Neighbourhood

By: Baker Ernest A.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: John Heywood: 1903

Edition: 1903 First Edition

Seller ID: 63335

Condition: 207pp, 43 illusts, 2 maps, original pictorial cloth, small owner's address label, light wear to extremities, heavier wear to head of spine, occasional light foxing, VG-.


Pioneer climbing in the Derbyshire Peak District. Baker's most important and sought after book, a very scarce item. View more info

One Thousand Metres Down. A Journey To The Starless River.

By: Cadoux Jean

Price: £11.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1957

Edition: 1957 First Edition

Seller ID: 62901

Condition: 179pp, VG+ in VG dw with a little foxing.


This is a tale of one of the finest exploits ever accomplished under the earth. A depth of 3,750 ft was reached where the Starless River plunges into a syphon beyond which it is probably impossible ever to pass. View more info

My Caves

By: Casteret Norbert

Price: £18.00

Publisher: J M Dent & Sons: 1947

Edition: 1947 First Edition

Seller ID: 62907

Condition: 172pp, VG+ in Good+ dw with small tears.


Most of the book deals with the author's home territory of the Pyrenees. Among many fascinating features of the book are an account of the tracing to its source of the underground tributary of the Garonne and a study of the home-life of bats. View more info

Cave Men New And Old

By: Casteret Norbert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons: 1951

Edition: 1951 First Edition

Seller ID: 62897

Condition: 178pp, endpapers have some ink marking from the dustwrapper flaps, VG in VG- rubbed and price clipped dw.


Caving accounts including La Henne-Morte the deepest cave known at the time. View more info

Subterranean Climbers. Twelve Years in the World's Deepest Chasm

By: Chevalier Pierre

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1951

Edition: 1951 First Edition

Seller ID: 63330

Condition: 223pp, VG+ in VG price clipped dw with one small edge tear repaired.


Piere Chevalier's log book of a twelve year long struggle in sub Alpine chasms and watercourses. It is an unadorned and enthralling account of drudgery, bold experiment in new caving techniques, frustration, rare victories hard won against every kind of natural obstacle, and the final triumphant linking of the Glaz and the Guiers-Mort. View more info

Anything Is Possible.

By: Dickinson Leo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1989

Edition: 1989 First Edition

Seller ID: 54548

ISBN: 022402826X

Condition: 220pp, VG+ in VG+ dw


Chapters on Wookey Hole complex, Wakulla Springs Florida, a balloon flight over the Himalayas, the Eiger. Leo recalls the unforgettable Don Whillans and a moving encounter with the veteran climbers Heckmair and Harrer. View more info

The Ease Gill Cave System. Forty Years of Exploration

By: Eyre Jim

Price: £60.00

Publisher: British Cave Research Association: 1989

Edition: 1989 Edition

Seller ID: 63331

ISBN: 0900265108

Condition: 48pp, paperback, Fine. A very scarce title.


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The Ease Gill Cave System. Forty Years of Exploration

By: Eyre Jim

Price: £60.00

Publisher: British Cave Research Association: 1989

Edition: 1989 Edition

Seller ID: 62909

ISBN: 0900265108

Condition: 48pp, paperback, VG+. A very scarce title.


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The Cave Explorers

By: Eyre Jim

Price: £49.00

Publisher: The Stalactite Press: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 62905

ISBN: 0969079028

Condition: 264pp, Fine in VG dw with some slight waving from previous water marking. Scarce in dustwrapper.


An autobiographical account of caving in Yorkshire, France, Spain, Yugoslavia, Greece, Bulgaria and Mexico, It is a book of adventure, epic tales, and humorous anecdotes. View more info

The Darkness Beckons

By: Farr Martyn

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing: 2017

Edition: 2017 Revised Edition

Seller ID: 65012

ISBN: 1910240745

Condition: 416pp, hardback, New in dustwrapper, signed by Martyn Farr. A Limited Edition hardback of only 500 copies.


The history and development of world cave diving. First published in 1980, this 2017 edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest developments. Featuring over 400 breathtaking photographs and illustrations. View more info

The Science Of Speleology

By: Ford T.D. & Cullingford C.H.D.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 1976

Edition: 1976 First Edition

Seller ID: 30211

Condition: 593pp, Fine in VG+ dw, a lovely copy.


A most comprehensive and definitive text book. View more info

Ingleborough Cavern and Gaping Gill

By: Ford Trevor D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: E. T. W. Dennis & Sons: 1979

Edition: 1979 reprint

Seller ID: 63967

Condition: 36pp, paperback, VG.


Interesting guide. View more info

Pictorial Guide To The Caves Cheddar.

By: Gough A. G. H.

Price: £4.00

Seller ID: 45924

Condition: 32pp, paperback, Fine copy


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The Caves of Gower

By: Grenfell Harold & Morris Bernard

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Gower Society: 1983

Edition: 1983 reprint

Seller ID: 63966

Condition: 16pp, paperback, minor stain to front cover, VG.


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Potholing: Beneath The Northern Pennines.

By: Heap David

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1964

Edition: 1964 First Edition

Seller ID: 62904

Condition: 206pp, VG+ in VG price clipped dw


The book offers the experienced caver an accurate guide to some of Britian's best potholes, as well as conveying the excitement and fascination of potholing and the beauty of caves to a wider public. View more info

Potholing: Beneath The Northern Pennines.

By: Heap David

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1964

Edition: 1964 First Edition

Seller ID: 62903

Condition: 206pp, small bit of sellotape residue on the endpapers, VG+ in VG price clipped dw.


The book offers the experienced caver an accurate guide to some of Britain's best potholes, as well as conveying the excitement and fascination of potholing and the beauty of caves to a wider public. View more info

Ghar Parau

By: Judson David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1973

Edition: 1973 First Edition

Seller ID: 32311

Condition: 216pp, Fine in VG dw with sunning to spine.


A two year assault on what is probably the deepest pothole in the World in Iranian Kurdustan. View more info

Caving

By: Lovelock James

Price: £2.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition

Seller ID: 7638

Condition: 144pp, exlib, usual library marks, G+


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Caving

By: Lovelock James

Price: £2.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford: 1969

Edition: 1969 First Edition

Seller ID: 7637

ISBN: 713403039

Condition: 144pp, exlib, usual library marks, G+, no dustwrapper


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The Caves Of The Alum Pot Area

By: Milner A. J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The University Of Leeds Speleological Association: 1972

Edition: 1972 Edition

Seller ID: 62910

Condition: 14pp, paperback, spine has been reinforced, Good+.


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Yorkshire Caves And Potholes. 1. North Ribblesdale.

By: Mitchell Albert

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Craven Herald:

Edition: No Date

Seller ID: 49526

Condition: 78pp, exlibrary, library binding, boards faded and marked, a reading copy only


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Mountain Rescue & Cave Rescue

By: Mountain Rescue Committee

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Mountain Rescue Committee: 1966

Edition: 1966 Edition

Seller ID: 37584

Condition: 64pp, card covers, owner's name on front cover,Good+


Issued by the Mountain Rescue Committee 1966. View more info

Autana Sacred Mountain

By: Muhly Jr. Frank

Price: £48.00

Publisher: The Lost World Balloon Society:

Edition: c1990 First Edition

Seller ID: 10053

Condition: 96pp, Quarto, small bump to base of front board, F- in VG+ slightly rubbed dw. This copy does not have and never did the CD of Venezuelan music. One of 3000 copies.


A record of five expeditions, sponsored by the Venezuelan businessman and balloonist Jorge Delano, to the Cerro Autana in Venezuela. View more info

The Caves Of Gower

By: Oldham Tony

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Tony Oldham: 1978

Edition: 1978 Edition

Seller ID: 62913

Condition: 68pp, paperback, VG+. Very scarce.


Part 2 in the series Caves and Limestones of South Wales View more info

The Caves of North Wales

By: Oldham Tony

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Tony Oldham: 1977

Edition: 1977 First Edition

Seller ID: 62912

Condition: 63pp, paperback, VG. Very scarce.


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The Caves Of Carmarthen

By: Oldham Tony

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Tony Oldham: 1975

Edition: 1975 First Edition

Seller ID: 62911

Condition: 49pp, paperback, Fine. A lovely copy.


Part 3 in the series Limestone and Caves of South Wales View more info

The Complete Hill Walker, Rockclimber & Cave Explorer

By: Palmer William T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1934

Edition: 1934 First Edition

Seller ID: 32872

Condition: 219pp, small inscription, gilt titling to spine faded but still bright to front board, VG.


Written for the benefit of the novice rambler, it is a comprehensive tutor in hill-craft as well as giving valuable warnings of what lies in wait for the unwary. View more info

The Complete Hill Walker, Rockclimber & Cave Explorer

By: Palmer William T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1934

Edition: 1934 First Edition

Seller ID: 1409

Condition: 219pp, VG


Written for the benefit of the novice rambler, it is a comprehensive tutor in hill-craft as well as giving valuable warnings of what lies in wait for the unwary. View more info

Potholing And Caving

By: Robinson Don

Price: £14.00

Publisher: E P Publishing Co Ltd: 1967

Edition: 1967 First Edition

Seller ID: 46981

Condition: 40pp, gloss card covers, only 16000 First Editions produced, internally clean and tight, slight foxing, VG-


In collaboration with the Regional Councils of Caving Clubs in Great Britain. Know The Game book series. View more info

Caves Of County Clare

By: Self C.A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The University Of Bristol Spelaeological Society: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition

Seller ID: 51908

Condition: 225pp, hardback, Fine in Fine dw


The area of study includes the whole of County Clare, the Grt Lowlands of County Galway and the Aran Islands of Galway Bay. This book is intended as an exploration reference and all cave passages known to the authors, even if only a few metres long, are recorded. View more info

Caves Of County Clare

By: Self C.A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The University Of Bristol Spelaeological Society: 1981

Edition: 1981 First Edition

Seller ID: 49530

Condition: 225pp, Fine in Fine dw


The area of study includes the whole of County Clare, the Grt Lowlands of County Galway and the Aran Islands of Galway Bay. This book is intended as an exploration reference and all cave passages known to the authors, even if only a few metres long, are recorded. View more info

About Caves

By: Shannon Terry

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller: 1966

Edition: 1966 First Edition

Seller ID: 39011

Condition: 46pp, possibly exlibrary, some marks to rear board, front endpaper removed, Good+.


A Junior Look Read and Learn Book. Illustrated by Chares Payzant. View more info

Caves

By: Waltham Tony

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 42430

Condition: 240pp, paperback, VG+


Tony Waltham explores this remarkable environment in all its aspects. View more info

Caves

By: Waltham Tony

Price: £1.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1974

Edition: 1974 First Edition

Seller ID: 42429

Condition: 240pp, paperback, piece cut off front endpaper, VG


Tony Waltham explores this remarkable environment in all its aspects. View more info

Scrambles Amongst The Alps

By: Whymper Edward

Price: £18.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1966

Edition: 1966 rep

Seller ID: 62899

Condition: 414pp, + Maps, gold decoration to spine and front board, VG+ in VG dw. A most attractive copy.


The most famous mountaineering book of all time. Includes accounts of the attempts and first ascent of the Matterhorn, as well as other ascents in the Alps. View more info