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The Fight for Everest 1924

Norton, Lieutenant-Colonel E. F

Editorial: Edward Arnold & Co, London, 1924
Condición: Very Good+ Encuadernación de tapa dura
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372pp. illustrated with a folding map and 32 plates, eight in color. This mountaineering classic is the third of three works recounting the British Everest expeditions of 1921, 1922 and 1924. It includes contributions by many of the climbers, including leader E.F. Norton and General H.G. Bruce, who led the 1922 climb. It was during this 1924 ascent that George Mallory and Andrew Irvine made their last, controversial attack on the summit, only to disappear in a storm at 28,000 feet. Their attempt is documented in this volume by N.E. Odell, who from afar watched their progress towards the summit. "Odell's vigil at 27,000 feet waiting for the return of his friends is one of the greatest episodes in mountaineering history" (Francis Farquar). N° de ref. de la librería 005641

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Título: The Fight for Everest 1924

Editorial: Edward Arnold & Co, London

Año de publicación: 1924

Encuadernación: Library Binding

Condición del libro:Very Good+

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: First Edition

Tipo de libro: Ex-Library

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