Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: BK2580
OVER THE HILL: A STRING OF MOUNTAIN MATTERS Graham Wilson 2011 1st edition
By Wilson, Graham
Price: $9.95

List Price: $34.95
You Save $25.00 (72%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
UK, 2011, 1st edition. 176 pp. Subtitled 'A string of mountain matters', Graham Wilson's new book Over the Hill is just that - a thoughtful and witty collection of essays on a whole range of subjects to do with mountains, from the naming of rock climbs to the Ordnance Survey, from C F Holland to the mountaineer's responsibility to the environment.
 
It is Graham's last title and contains all the qualities of originality, wisdom and irreverence which make his earlier books such a good read.
 
Enjoy his take on...
 
Maps... 'Nowadays many are old friends, dog-eared with creaking joints and fading notes jotted in the margins, a shadow of their former selves that once refolded to lie as neat and crisp as a new deck of cards.'
 
Climbing...  'I realised that, unlike most activities where you can smudge the edges of success and failure, climbing was different. You were either on or you were off and there were no nearly or almost.'
 
The old licensing laws... 'Cometh the hour, so early that any self-respecting witch would still have been snuggled under the duvet, cometh the bell. Grills were slammed on grasping fingers, chairs were piled ...and the valedictory drone of the vacuum cleaner bid its sonorous farewell.' ...and much more. New hardcover with Dust Jacket.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
MOUNTAIN WORDS: BRITISH HILL AND CRAG LITERATURE INTO THE 21ST CENTURY Chris Harle and Graham Wilson 2009 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Harle, Chris and Graham Wilson
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $20.05 (50%)
- Item # BK2427-611
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
UNCLE ALEC AND THE GRAHAMS OF FRANZ JOSEF Graham and Wilson 1983 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Graham, Alec and Jim Wilson
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $55.01 (73%)
- Item # OP01528-6123
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A ROPE OF WRITERS: A LOOK AT MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE IN BRITAIN Graham Wilson New hardcover MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE
By: Wilson, Graham
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $25.00 (83%)
- Item # BK2176-1210
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ENCHANTED ROCK A TEXAS CLIMBER'S GUIDE O'Grady 2011 New 2nd edition
By: O’Grady, Sean
Price $17.95
- Item # GB2003
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
YUKON CLIMBING GUIDE Ryan Agar 2011 New
By: Agar, Ryan
Price $24.95
- Item # GB3475-375
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HARD ROCK: GREAT BRITISH ROCK CLIMBS. Wilson 1975 1st edition 2nd state
By: Wilson, Ken
Price $35.00
- Item # BK1726E
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN VIEWS A LIFETIME'S ENJOYMENT Rupert Hoare 2011 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Hoare, Rupert
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.05 (80%)
- Item # BK2554-6112
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PETER GRAHAM: MOUNTAIN GUIDE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Peter Graham and H.B. Hewitt 1965 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Graham, Peter and H.B. Hewitt (Editor)
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $25.01 (56%)
- Item # OP1976-6122
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HARD ROCK: GREAT BRITISH ROCK CLIMBS. Wilson 1975 1st edition 2nd state SIGNED by Chris Bonington.
By: Wilson, Ken
Price $45.00
- Item # BK1726D
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPINE JOURNAL 2010 - 2011 (UK) Volume 115 Number 359
By: Goodwin, Steve, ed. Alpine Club UK
Price $59.95
- Item # AJ2011
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A ROPE OF WRITERS: A LOOK AT MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE IN BRITAIN Graham Wilson New hardcover MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE
By: Wilson, Graham
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $25.00 (83%)
- Item # BK2176-1210
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GARHWAL HIMALAYA: EXPEDITION SUISSE 1939 [HIMALAYAN GARHWAL: SWISS EXPEDITION 1939] Andre Roch 1947 1st ed Softcover Near Fine
By: Roch, André
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP2657-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAND DER NAMENLOSEN BERGE: ERSTE DURCHQUERUNG WESTNEPALS [COUNTRY OF NAMELESS MOUNTAINS: FIRST CROSSING OF WEST NEPAL] Herbert Tichy 1954 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Tichy, Herbert
Price $10.00 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.00 (67%)
- Item # OP3058-212
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BEYOND THE FACE: CHARACTERS OF CLIMBING: PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS WITH 39 GREAT SPORT AND ROCK CLIMBERS Heiko Wilhelm 2016 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By: Wilhelm, Heiko (Photos), Ben Lepasant, Stewart Watson, Tim Hatch
Price $29.95 ~ Regular $79.95, You Save $50.00 (63%)
- Item # BK4173-583
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE VALLEY OF SHADOWS: THE STORY OF AN ARCTIC EXPEDITION N.C. Negri 1956 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: Negri, N.C.
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $31.01 (89%)
- Item # OP4108B-831
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LOVE OF MOUNTAINS IS BEST: CLIMBS AND TRAVELS FROM K2 TO KATHMANDU Bob Bates 1994 1st edition DJ New SIGNED by Dee Molenaar
By: Bates, Bob
Price $44.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $30.01 (40%)
- Item # OP229AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HOME IS WHERE THE MOUNTAINS ARE: THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF SHARON WOOD Lynn Martel 2004 1st ed Paperback Fine
By: Martel, Lynn
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.05 (75%)
- Item # BK2321-274
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SOLO: DER ALLEINGANGER; UELI STECK - EINE NAHAUFNAHME [SOLO: THE ENTRY ALONE; UELI STECK - A CLOSE-UP] Gabriella Baumann-von Arx 2006 Hardcover DJ New 2 Copies Available
By: Steck, Ueli and Gabriella Baumann-von Arx
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # BK3431-6142
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
INTO THIN AIR: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE MOUNT EVEREST DISASTER Jon Krakauer 1997 Reprint Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Krakauer, Jon
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $22.96 (92%)
- Item # BK814H-526
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: EIGHTY YEARS OF TRIUMPH TRAGEDY Peter Gillman 2001 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by 29 CLIMBERS: Ed & Peter Hillary, Anderson, Anker, Apa Sherpa, Berg, Blanchard, Bonington, Child, Diemberger, Habeler, Hahn, House, Humar, Kor, Lowe, etc.
By: Gillman, Peter
Price $1499.00 ~ Regular $2500.00, You Save $1001.00 (40%)
- Item # BK520-612
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WHERE MEN WIN GLORY THE ODYSSEY OF PAT TILLMAN Jon Krakauer 2009 First Edition Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by Jon Krakauer
By: Krakauer, Jon
Price $25.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $24.01 (48%)
- Item # OP2508AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart