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, Longmans, Green, NY
Specifications: 1st, thick 8vo, pp.xi, 350, photo frontis w/ tissue guard, 32 bw photos, 3 color fldg maps back, appendices, blue cloth
Condition: signed Henry Bradford Washburn Jr from Mabel 1927 Christmas, cloth w/ wear spot on spine, rubbed on edges/corners, maps w/ original folds but one map has splits on fold lines, tight, very good+

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! Brad Washburn received this as a gift when he was 17. A wonderful association copy.

Neate H120, SB H27, Yak H247.

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