Mount Everest, the Reconnaissance, 1921; With illustrations and maps

London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1922. First edition, 1/200 large paper copies (this #28), with 14 plates not in the regular edition. 4to. xi, 356 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, folding panorama, three large folding maps at the rear. Account of the first expedition to attempt an ascent of the highest mountain in the world. Neate 387. Very good. Orig. parchment-backed burgundy cloth, gilt spine title, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. (#8427). Item #61371

Price: $3,500.00