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Himalayan Wanderer

By: Bruce, C. G.

Price: NZ$210.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Maclehose: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7433

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Review of book pasted to front free endpaper. Ink letters to half-title page. Fading to spine. Some marking to boards. 1/2" tear to cloth at head of spine. Series of 1/8" tears to cloth along tail of spine. Spotting to page edges. ; [viii], 309 pages + frontis + plates. Green cloth boards with black lettering. Page dimensions: 220mm x 140mm. Contents: Beginnings; To India; The Frontier: Switzerland And Conway Expedition; Conway Expedition; Chilas And Chitral; Nanga Parbat; The Indian Professional Wrestler; The Frontier - Various Mountaineering; Garwhal Expedition; Nepal; Kulu-Lahoul; ... View more info

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The Assault on Mount Everest 1922

By: Bruce, C. G. (Brigadier-General Hon. )

Price: NZ$150.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 9153

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Ex-Library. Library stamps and markings. Binding repaired poorly. Large tears to one of the maps. ; Xi, (1) , 339 pages + frontispiece + 33 of 35 plates + 2 folding maps + (1) page advertisements. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering. Second printing. Tissue guard to frontis present. Page dimensions: 250mm x 162mm. Contents: INTRODUCTION by Sir Francis Younghusband, K. C. S. I. , K. C. I. E. - THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION by Brigadier-General Hon. C. G. Bruce, C. B. , M. V. O. - To the Base Camp; The Assault on the Mountain; The Return by Kharta - THE FIRT ATTEMPT by George H. Leigh-Mallory... View more info

The Assault on Mount Everest 1922

By: Bruce, C. G. (Brigadier-General Hon. )

Price: NZ$180.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002216

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


xi, (1), 156, (159)-339 pages (missing 1 text leaf) + frontispiece + 34 of 35 illustrations on 32 of 33 plate leaves (missing 1 plate) + 2 folding maps + (1) page advertisements. Rebound in maroon cloth covers with gilt lettering and rule on spine. 1 text leaf (pp. 157-158) and 1 plate (facing p. 156) are missing. The plate facing p. 162 has been bound in to face p. 148. Tissue guard to frontis present. Some foxing to preliminary leaves. Some spotting to page edges. Internally clean. Occasional light foxing. No signatures or stamps. Creasing and 4" tear to the first folding map. Both maps ... View more info