The Fight For Everest: 1924: Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.
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The Fight For Everest: 1924

Author(s): Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F.

Copyright: 1925, Arnold, London
Specifications: 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 372, color frontis, 7 color illus & 24 bw photos, 2 maps (1 color fldg), uncut, green cloth
Condition: cloth rubbed top/bottom spine, faint trace of label on fep, foxing throughout, map w/ orig folds, no tears and hinge reinforced, good+.

One of the most amazing stories in mountaineering history! The third British Everest Expedition of 1924 which saw George Mallory and Andrew Irvine heading into the clouds for the top. This is one of the classics of mountaineering literature. Anyone with a true interest in Everest should read the early books to understand what it took to first explore and come to grips with this mountain.

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