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Selling to pay care home fees
« on: January 11, 2017, 08:12:06 pm »

CAVES by Tony Waltham 1974  240 pp, numerous colour photos, almost one a page.  This is one of the first coffee table books.  Lavisly illustrated it describes caves from all over the world.  HB DW [repaired] £1.00

THE UNDERGROUND ATLAS by John Middleton and Tony Waltham.  This is the rare pirate edition published 1992 in Czechoslovakia.  It has a colour front cover and colour DW otherwise it is the same as the 1986 edition which we are selling for £14.95  the copy New at a bargain price of £1.00

THE HISTORY OF MENDIP CAVING by Peter Johnson 1967  196 pp 20 plates 9 surveys.  Long out of print but still in great demand this book describes the early days of caving on Mendip.  HB DW £1.00

BENEATH THE MOUNTAINS / Exploring the deep caves of Asturias by David Rose and Richard Gregson  1987  192 pp, 22 colour photos.  An exiting story of cave exploration in Northern Spain.  HB DW as new £1.00

THE CAVES BEYOND / The story of the Floyd Collin's Crystal Cave exploration by Joe Lawrence Jr and Roger W Brucker  rare 1955 1st edition.  283 pp illus.  Classic American adventure story, written by cavers for cavers.  HB tatty DW long out of print £1.00 

AMERICAN CAVES AND CAVING - Techniques, Pleasures and Safeguards of Modern Cave Exploration by William R Halliday 1st ed 1974  348 pp numerous photos.  A controversial author who likes to stick his neck out! HB DW £1.00

A CAVING MANUAL by Jim Lovelock 1981  144 pp numerous photos, including some by TO.  This is a nice introduction to caving techniques and caving in Britain.  HB DW £1.00

UNDERGROUND BRITAIN / A Guide to the Wild Caves and Show Caves of England, Scotland, and Wales by Bruce Bedford 1985  176 pp numerous photos. HB DW as new £1.00

THE WORLD OF CAVES by A C Waltham 1976  128 pp, colour photo on nearly every page, surveys etc.  This is one of the first coffee table books on caving 9 x 12 inches, it larger than most book on this topic.  All the famous caves are described from the USA to the USSR.  HB DW £1.00

Postage extra or can deliver to Mendip or Penwyllt

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Re: Selling to pay care home fees
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 08:19:20 pm »
Hi ,
Could I possibly take all of the books apart from beneath the mountains please?
Thank you
Andy


CAVES by Tony Waltham 1974  240 pp, numerous colour photos, almost one a page.  This is one of the first coffee table books.  Lavisly illustrated it describes caves from all over the world.  HB DW [repaired] £1.00

THE UNDERGROUND ATLAS by John Middleton and Tony Waltham.  This is the rare pirate edition published 1992 in Czechoslovakia.  It has a colour front cover and colour DW otherwise it is the same as the 1986 edition which we are selling for £14.95  the copy New at a bargain price of £1.00

THE HISTORY OF MENDIP CAVING by Peter Johnson 1967  196 pp 20 plates 9 surveys.  Long out of print but still in great demand this book describes the early days of caving on Mendip.  HB DW £1.00

BENEATH THE MOUNTAINS / Exploring the deep caves of Asturias by David Rose and Richard Gregson  1987  192 pp, 22 colour photos.  An exiting story of cave exploration in Northern Spain.  HB DW as new £1.00

THE CAVES BEYOND / The story of the Floyd Collin's Crystal Cave exploration by Joe Lawrence Jr and Roger W Brucker  rare 1955 1st edition.  283 pp illus.  Classic American adventure story, written by cavers for cavers.  HB tatty DW long out of print £1.00 

AMERICAN CAVES AND CAVING - Techniques, Pleasures and Safeguards of Modern Cave Exploration by William R Halliday 1st ed 1974  348 pp numerous photos.  A controversial author who likes to stick his neck out! HB DW £1.00

A CAVING MANUAL by Jim Lovelock 1981  144 pp numerous photos, including some by TO.  This is a nice introduction to caving techniques and caving in Britain.  HB DW £1.00

UNDERGROUND BRITAIN / A Guide to the Wild Caves and Show Caves of England, Scotland, and Wales by Bruce Bedford 1985  176 pp numerous photos. HB DW as new £1.00

THE WORLD OF CAVES by A C Waltham 1976  128 pp, colour photo on nearly every page, surveys etc.  This is one of the first coffee table books on caving 9 x 12 inches, it larger than most book on this topic.  All the famous caves are described from the USA to the USSR.  HB DW £1.00

Postage extra or can deliver to Mendip or Penwyllt

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Re: Selling to pay care home fees
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2017, 06:34:19 am »
I'd like to buy Beneath The Mountains please. I will send you a pm.

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Re: Selling to pay care home fees
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2017, 09:52:26 am »
All sold, but here is more.  All at £1.00 each + postage.  Can deliver to Mendip Penwyllt


LIMESTONES AND CAVES OF THE MENDIP HILLS Compiled and edited by D I Smith.  Assisted by D P Drew.  1975  424 pp 97 figs 16 tables.  Geology, evolution of landscapes, caves and underground waters are covered in great detail.  A classic work.  HB  £1.00

LIMESTONES AND CAVES OF NORTH-WEST ENGLAND edited by A C Waltham 1974  477 pp, 54 plates, 86 Fig, 14 tables.  Claimed as the finest karst area in the UK, this book is the first to give comprehensive descriptions of the caves of the area and to synthesise the results of the various research workers.  HB DW £1.00


THE HISTORY OF MENDIP CAVING by Peter Johnson 1967  196 pp 20 plates 9 surveys.  Long out of print but still in great demand this book describes the early days of caving on Mendip.  HB DW £3.00.

ПЕЩЕРЫ [CAVES] by Dr. Rainer Kothe , with the assistance of Phil Paid, Vilgarda Wechter and Andreas Weiss.  Originally published in 2005 as Was ist was Höhlen [What is what Caves] this edition Moscow 2007 48 pp, numerous colour illus.
Contents
The limestone mountains, stalactites and stalagmites; What is the underworld?; How does Danube disappears below ground?;  What is karst landscape?; Drop a stone hammer; How does the water disappears in limestone?; Sea caves.
Types of caves
How are stalactites and stalagmites formed?; Are there stone "curtains"?; What is an eccentric?; What is different from the glacial ice cave?; Living in perpetual darkness; Is it true that the caves were once inhabited by dragons?; Who are against it?; Why Proteus considered to be a"Living fossils"? ; What is the origin of swallow nest soup?;  How do bats fly in the dark?; Oilbirds; How do  cave animals adapte to life in the dark?; Do plants grow in the dark?; Lamp flora; Museum of prehistory; Who did the cave paintings?; Are all the cave paintings already known?; Are ancient animals different from today’s animals?; Did our ancestors lived in caves?; Life in the artificial cave; Is it true that there are hidden treasures in our cave?; Is it possible to tell the climate in the past from  stalactites ?; Radiocarbon method; The journey into the belly of the Earth
Who was the first caver?; Who examines the cave?; Why study the cave?; What equipment is necessary to cavers?; Do I need special equipment?; What qualities should a caver have?; Cave maps; Cave divers?; The expedition with Explorer Dive 'Team; How dangerous is caving?; Cave rescue; Why is it necessary to protect the cave?; Safe caving; Glossary; Cave hero’s.  HB Glazed boards in Russian £1.00

До 50-ти pi44H Терношльського СК "Подшля" МЕТОДИЧНИЙ ПОС1БНИК з изначення кажашв та геологи карсту Подшля вщ кандидатов наук бюлопчних Наглова А.В. геолопчних Матвеева А.В.  [On the 50th anniversary of the Ternopil UK. Manuals definition bats and karst geology of candidates Naglov AV biological, geological Matveeva]  ND but I assume it is recent. In Ukranian SB £1.00

MISCELLANEA CHIROPTEROLOGIA / Revista Federaţei Romăne Chiropterologie  2007  edited by Victor Gheoghiu 48 pp, many photos.  A collection of essays on all aspects of bat studies.  In Rumanian with summaries in English SB £1.00

SPEOLOGIE / Ghd Practic by Ioan Rovară 1990  237 pp, 111 figs, A Rumanian version of British Caving! In Rumainia with English summaries for each chapter.  HB Very worn condition, hence only.  £1.00

PEŞTERI DIN ROMANIA / Ghid Turistic [Caves of Rumania / Touris Guide] by T Orighidan et al 1984  454 pp,128 figs48 B&W whole page photos, some pages are stuck together.  Hence low price.  SB, plastic cover In Rumanian  £1.00

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Re: Selling to pay care home fees
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2017, 07:46:01 pm »
Hi Tony
I'd like the first three if they are still available:
LIMESTONES AND CAVES OF THE MENDIP HILLS
LIMESTONES AND CAVES OF NORTH-WEST ENGLAND
THE HISTORY OF MENDIP CAVING

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Re: Selling to pay care home fees
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2017, 04:56:07 pm »
OK weill drop them off when I am next on Mendip.

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Re: Selling to pay care home fees
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2017, 07:57:38 pm »
OK weill drop them off when I am next on Mendip.

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