Everest: Triumph and Tragedy on the World's Highest Peak: Dickinson, Matt
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Everest: Triumph and Tragedy on the World's Highest Peak

Author(s): Dickinson, Matt

Copyright: 2002, UK
Specifications: 1st, square 8vo, pp.32, photo frontis, 36 color & 13 bw photos, 8 removeable documents/artifacts, photo eps, pictorial cloth
Condition: issued w/o dj, cloth new.

A most intriguing book for all ages. Dickinson, an Everest climber himself, has provided a book which presents the mountain in a unique format. Included throughout are removeable facsimilies such as the 1921 British Everest map, Nepalese rupees, a prayer flag, an excerpt from Maurice Wilson’s 1934 diary, an envelope found with Mallory in 1999 listing oxygen cylinders, equipment list, a history of first ascents on the Everest massif, and forms for a guided climb in 2001.

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