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EVEREST: THE UNFINISHED ADVENTURE. Hugh Ruttledge 1937 1st UK edition Very Good
By Ruttledge, Hugh.
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London, 1937, 1st edition. 295 pp, 63 plates, ill, 2 maps. Royal 8vo. The fifth attempt from the Tibetan side reached the North Col but was driven back by an early Monsoon. This 1936 expedition reached 7150 M. Very Good.  

Includes two large colour folding maps at rear - of the Northern face of Mount Everest and of the route from Darjeeling to Everest. Hugh Ruttledge's personal account of the second British Everest Expedition that he led - this time in 1936. His previous attempt was in 1933. The attempt was halted at 23,400 feet by an early monsoon.

This copy is bright and near fine externally, with minor edge wear the corner bottom corners of the spine, but with virtually no foxing and no internal writing it is either Very Good or Near Fine, a very handsome copy.
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