The Fight for Everest: 1924; With maps and illustrations

New York and London: Longmans, Green & Edward Arnold & Co. 1925. First American edition (from British sheets). Large thick 8vo. xi, 372 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, some in color, double-page panorama, large folding map at rear. With a commemorative stamp, celebrating this expedition, mounted on the front endpaper, and signed by N.E. Odell, one of the members of the expedition and a contributor of several chapters to this work, underneath (also underneath his ink inscription, written in a local language, Nepali or Hindi, perhaps, "The noblest lore of frontiers"). Neate 573: "[Norton] climbed to a height of about 28,100 feet without oxygen." Very good. Original gilt-stamped blue cloth. (#8425). Item #61378

Price: $750.00