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EVEREST: THE UNFINISHED ADVENTURE. Hugh Ruttledge 1937 1st UK edition Book is Fine in Scarce VG+ DUST JACKET
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. Includes a very scarce dust jacket,  Bright and handsome Dust Jacket, minor chips, book and DJ in Fine condition. 

Inscribed to Joan from 8 others on front end paper, dated Christmas 1940. Scroll down for a scan of this page.

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.

Below is a huge scan of the entire dust jacket flat on a scanner, without the plastic cover. 



Inscribed to Joan from 8 others on front end paper, dated Christmas 1940. Below is a scan of this page.

The location is stated Pinewood, Bucks. That is the famous film Studio. The ladies were working for the studio!


Joan, Gladys, Pat, Joyce, Edith, Madeline, Chris, Elaine and Mollie were all girlfriends of Spitfire Pilots who were fighting the Messerschmitts in the Battle of Britain!

I hope.


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