Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921: Howard-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K.
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Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921

Author(s): Howard-Bury, Lt. Col. C. K.

Copyright: 1922, Arnold, London
Specifications: 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 356, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 32 bw photos, 3 color fldg maps back, appendices, uncut, blue cloth
Condition: cloth w/ light wear to edges, name of Arthur Butler April 1922 w/ his armorial bookplate & one other bookplate w/ matching receipt from Francis Edwards Booksellers 1956, hinges tight, maps w/o tears, fine

The first British expedition to Everest designed to pave the way for the following year. Almost one-third of the text is by George Leigh-Mallory describing the actual reconnaissance on the mountain. First in a long line of Everest expeditions, and books! We can include a color facsimile of the dust jacket if desired.

Neate H120, SB H27, Yak H247.

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