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GEORGE LEIGH MALLORY: A MEMOIR David Pye 1927 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By Pye, David
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London, 1927, 1st edition. 183 pp, 6 b/w plates. Dark blue hardcover with light edge wear on spine and loser edge of cover. No dust jacket and former owner's gift inscription on FEP. Near Fine. 

Early biography of Everest climber. 'The most touching portrayal of one of the most enigmatic figures in mountaineering history.'  The first of several biographies of the Everest pioneer, George Mallory, whose body was dramatically recovered on the mountain 1999; this was the only biography written by a contemporary, fellow mountaineer and close personal friend.

Long regarded as containing some of the finest detail of all mountaineering literature, this work is often quoted in later biographies. 


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