HOWARD-BURY, BRUCE, NORTON, MALLORY, SOMERVELL & OTHERS
The Everest Trilogy - 3 vols, Mount Everest the Reconnaissance 1921; The Assault on Mount Everest 1922 and The Fight for Everest 1924.
. Hardcover. Book, Edward Arnold, London, 1922 (first edn), 1924 (2nd imp), 1925 (first edn). 3 vols, tall 8vo, xii, 350p; xii, 339p, 1p ad; xii, 372p. Complete with all folding plates and maps. Vol 1 has a prize bookplate, gilt 'Garratts Hall Banstead' to upper board and slight browning to fore-edge. Vol 2 has a small inscr; vol 3 has a small inscr & wrinkling to spine cloth. Slight wear else VG clean set in original blue, red & green cloth gilt. Mallory wrote p 183-280 in vol 1, p 121-224 & p 273-295 in vol 2 & vol 3 includes Mallory's Letters p 207 -239. Neate H120, B196 and N31 'they form a very handsome record of the courage and daring of the early Everesters'. Very Good.
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