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Size 7.25 x 10.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. A really bright copy. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing head of spine. Inscription on front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 295pp. Portraits of the members of the expedition. 2 large fold out maps (incl. the "wonderful contour map of the Northern Face by Michael Spender, a product of the 1935 reconnaissance".) Part 3: a Portfolio of the Pictures: 63 photo plates. Account of 1936 expedition to Everest via Sikkim and Tibet. Ruttledge led this major British expedition which sadly achieved little due to an early monsoon. Part 1 is a personal narrative of Ruttledge, covering reconnaissance in 1935, mobilization in 1936, the ascent, & reflections. Part 2 is a record of scientific observations by members of the party on weather, health, physiology, oxygen, wireless, collecting flora & fauna. Part 3 is a Portfolio of the Pictures: 63 photo plates.
Title: Everest: The Unfinished Adventure.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton. 1937 1st. edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82876
Keywords: Sports & Pastimes::Mountaineering HUGH RUTTLEDGE, Everest, Unfinished Adventure, 1936 expedition, Sikkim, Tibet, scientific observations, weather, health, physiology, oxygen, wireless, flora, fauna, first edition dustwrapper photographs Maps