HOWARD-BURY, Lieut.-Col, C. K. BRUCE, Brigadier-General Hon. C. G. and Lieutenant-Colonel E. F. NORTON.
Title Mount Everest The Reconnaissance 1921. The Assault on Mount Everest 1922. The Fight Everest 1924. In Three Volumes. With Maps and Illustrations.
Publisher 1922, 1923, 1925.
Seller ID 71211
Edward Arnold & Co. 1922, 1923, 1925. All volumes First Editions. No DWs. Large 8vo. In original cloth gilt. Vol. I - Blue, Vol. II - Red and Vol. III - Green. All maps and plates present as called for. Vols. I and II have gift inscriptions, the earlier one in Vol. I includes a lovely quotation from Younghusband and is from one mountaineer C.C.G. to another F. C. U. "In memory of Mount Fraochi. The Reconnaisance (and conquest-!) 1922 and gratitude for a second visit to the cottage. Caerketton June 1922." The second inscription is to the top of the front pastedown and is in a more modern hand. Slight signs of shelf-wear and small patches of spotting to boards, head and tail of spines sl. crumpled. Occasional foxing to pages o/w a clean and sound and very attractive set of these early Everest books.
SPORTS and RECREATION mountaineering Everest.