Everest 1933

By: Ruttledge, Hugh

Price: NZ$253.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


Gift inscription to "Brian" on front endpaper, dated 1935, with many signatures by friends of the Wellington College Old Boys Football Club. Knock and 3/4" crease to corner of rear board. 80mm split to cloth at head of rear joint. Split to gutter between frontispiece and title page. Some dampstains and tidemarks to upper blank margins of a few plates at rear. Large folding map at rear has some wrinkles to upper blank margin, no tears. Split to gutter between page 390 and the large folding map at rear. Dampstain and fading to upper margin of rear board. Dust-jacket torn along most of rear joint. 1" missing at head of dust-jacket spine. Dust-jacket rubbed at margins. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. ; First printing. xv, [1], 390 pages + 59 plates (including frontispiece) + 4 maps (3 folding). Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 255 x 175mm. Contents: Foreword by Sir Francis Younghusband; Part I - Narrative - Historical; Preparation; Assembly; The March; The Lower Camps; The Higher Camps; The First Assault; The Second Assault (this chapter by F. S. Smythe); The Third Attempt; The Return; Retrospect and Prospect; Part II - Observations - Extracts from an Everest Diary; Some Medical Aspects (by Dr. C. Raymond Greene); Transport (by E. O. Shebbeare); Quartermaster's Notes (by J. L. Longland); Natural History and Botany (by E. O. Shebbeare); List of Plants Collected in the Rongbuk Valley (with notes by L. R. Wager); The Weather (by L. R. Wager); Himalayan Meteorology (by Dr. S. N. Sen and N. P. Chatterjee); Index. [NB: No additional postage other than our usual book rate required for this heavy 1.78 kg book.]

Title: Everest 1933

Author Name: Ruttledge, Hugh

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 20897

Keywords: Mountaineering Eric Shipton Himalayas Nanda Devi