Selected reference works — mountain / mountaineering subjects

The following list contains a selection of reference works in the mountain / mountineering field which are held in the National Library of Scotland's collections. The Library shelfmark for a particular title is given in square brackets at the end of each entry. List last updated: March 2011.

  • 'The Alan Rouse Collection of mountaineering literature: catalogue', by L Gunter. (Sheffield, 2000) [SU.31]
  • 'Alpen Lexikon', by T Hiebeler. (Munich, 1977) [GB/A.3210]
  • 'Le Alpi: il grande dizionario'. 12 vols. (Scarmagnio, 2007) [GB/B.2051]
  • 'Alpine Club Library: Catalogue: Books and periodicals'. (London, 1982) [SU.31]
  • 'Anglo-russkii russko-angliiskii slovar'-razgovornik alpinista = 'English-Russian Russian-English climbing dictionary and phrasebook', by Elena Ovchinnikova. (Moscow, 2008) [GB/A.4552(10)]
  • 'A bibliography of the ascents of Mont Blanc from 1786-1853', by H Montagnier. (London, 1911) [GB.1741(1)]
  • 'Bibliography of the Himalayas', by R Gupta. (Gurgaon, 1981) [GB/A.2029]
  • 'Buchverzeichnis der Zentral-Bibliothek des Deutscher und Osterreichischer Alpenvereins in Munchen'. (Munich, 1902) [Lloyd.1606(16)]
  • 'Catalogo della biblioteca nazionale', by Club Alpino Italiano. (Turin, 1968) [GB/B.289(22)]
  • 'Catalogue of important printed books relating to mountaineering and polar exploration: Comprising the property of the late Louis C Baume and ... Duncan Carse'. (London, 1994) [HP2.203.0609]
  • 'Catalogue of the Himalayan literature', by Y Yakushi. (Tokyo, 1994) [GB/A.3058]
  • 'Catalogue of the Library of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District', by M Files. (Lancaster, 1972) [5.5513]
  • 'Classics in the literature of mountaineering and mountain travel from the Francis Farquhar Collection of Mountaineering Literature: An annotated bibliography', James Cox. (Los Angeles, 1980) [GB/B.537]
  • 'Climbing: the complete reference', by G Child. (New York, 1995) [H8.97.202; GB/B.1159]
  • 'Climbing Mount Everest: The bibliography: the literature and history of climbing the world's highest mountain', by A Salkeld, J Boyle. (Clevedon, 1993) [HP2.94.7992]
  • 'Collins guide to mountains and mountaineering', by J Cleare. (London, 1979) [H9.79.67]
  • 'Dictionary of mountaineering', by R Collomb. (Glasgow, 1957) [H2.97.228]
  • 'Dictionnaire de la montagne', by J Gutrat. (Paris, 1970) [GB/A.835(4)]
  • 'Dictionnaire de la montagne', by S Jouty, H Odier. (Paris, 1999) [GB/A.3562]
  • 'Dictionnaire des Pyrenees', by A Levy (ed.) (Toulouse, 1999) [GB/B.1394]
  • 'Dictionnaire encyclopédique des Alpes', 2 vols. (Genoble, 2006) [SU.31]
  • 'Dizionario alpinistico'. (Milan,2008) [GB/A.4532]
  • 'Dizionario Alpino Italiano'. (Milan, 1987) [GB/B.753(17)]
  • 'Dizionario enciclopedico dell'Alpinismo e degli sport invernali', by F Campiotti. (Milan, 1970) [GB/A.526]
  • 'Enciclopedia de la Montana', by J Zorrilla. (Madrid, 2000) [GB/A.3726]
  • 'Enciclopedia delle Dolomiti', by F de Battaglia, L. Marisaldi. (Bologna, 2000) [GB/B.1487]
  • 'Encyclopaedia of the Himalayas', by K Sharma. 4 vols. (New Delhi, 1999) [GB/A.3056]
  • 'Encyclopaedic dictionary of mountaineering', by P Crew. (London, 1968) [H3.98.4501]
  • 'Encyclopedia of mountaineering', by W Unsworth. (London, 1977) [P.med.2085]
  • 'Guide des livres sur la montagne et l'alpinisme', by J Perret. 2 vols. (Grenoble, 1997) [GB/A.3290]
  • 'Guinness book of mountains & mountaineering facts & feats', by E Pyatt. (Enfield, 1980) [S4.80.248]
  • 'Himalaja-bibliographie (1801-1933)'. (Munich, 1934) [GB/A.3184 (6)]
  • 'Horolezectvo: encyclopedi', by I Dieska et al. (Bratislava, 1989) [GB/A.3507]
  • 'Katalog der Zentralbibliothek des Schweizer Alpen-Club', by V Imhof. (Bern, 1990) [GB/B.1710(2)]
  • 'Mali planinarski terminoloski rjecnik', by S Galic. (Rijeka, 1978) [GB/A.1964(10)]
  • 'Les montagnes de la terre', by R Frison-Roche. (Paris, 1964) [GB/B.280-281]
  • 'Mont Blanc - the early years: A bibliography of printed books from 1744 to 1860', by E P Meckly. (Ashville, NC, 1995) [GB/A.3082]
  • 'Mountain & hill names of Scotland (Alba)', by K Naddair. (Edinburgh, 1999) [HP4.200.1498]
  • 'The mountain encyclopedia: An A-Z compendium of more than 2,300 terms, concepts, ideas and people', by Frederic V Harteman and Robert Hauptman. (Lanham, Md., 2005) [GB/B.1586; HB5.209.3.123]
  • 'Mountain names', by R Julyan. (Seattle, 1984) [GB/A.2830]
  • 'Mountaineering: A bibliography of books in English to 1974', by Chess Krawczyk. (Metuchen, NJ, 1977) [GB/A.1502]
  • 'Mountaineering and mountain club serials: A guide to English language titles', by Virginia Seiser and Robert Lockerby. (London, 1991) [H3.91.1417]
  • 'Mountaineering: Catalogue of the Graham Brown and Lloyd Collections in the National Library of Scotland'. (Edinburgh, 1994) [GNE.4/12]
  • 'Mountaineering in the Andes: A sourcebook for climbers', by J Neate. (London, 1994) [HP2.94.8122]
  • 'Mountaineering literature: A bibliography of literature published in English', by J Neate. (Milnthorpe, 1986) [ Rec.27.N]
  • 'Personalbiographie historischer Personlichkeiten des Alpinismus', by R Kantezky et al. (Munich, 1988) [GB/B.8785(2)]
  • 'Price guide to books concerning mountaineering in the Himalaya', by D Palmer. (Philadelphia, 2002) [HP1.203.2910]
  • 'The Pyrenees: A mountaineering bibliography', by Sam Collet. (London, 1986) [HP2.86.4971]
  • 'Rock climbing in the British Isles, 1894-1970: A bibliography of guidebooks', by G Bridge. (Reading, 1971) [1971.194]
  • 'Selected list of books on mountaineering', by LeRoy Jeffers. (New York, 1916) [GB/A.2861(17)]
  • Shelf-catalogue of the Lloyd Collection of Alpine Books. (Boston, 1964) [Cata. Hall]
  • 'Sivalaya: The 8000 metre peaks of the Himalaya: a chronicle and a bibliography of exploration', by L Baume. (Reading, 1978) [H3.79.461]
  • 'Standard encyclopedia of the world's mountains', by A Huxley. (London, 1962) [H4.90.41]
  • 'Verzeichnis der Schweizer Gipfel uber 2000 m = Liste des sommets suisses au-dessus de 2000 m = Elenco delle cime svizzero sopri i 2000 m = Glista dals pizs svizzers pluots 2000 m' , by A Siegenthaler, H Vogeli. (Bern?, 1979) [GB/A.2897(6)]
  • 'Who's who in British mountaineering', by C Wells. (Buxton, 2008) [Rec.27.W]
  • 'World atlas of mountaineering,' by Wilfred Noyce and Ian McMorrin. (London, 1969) [Map.13.a.12]
  • 'Worterbuch alpiner Begriffe: Deutsch-Englisch-Französisch-Italianisch', by R Weiss. (Munich, 1989) [GB/A.2615]

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