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THE EPICS OF EVEREST Leonard Wibberley 1954 1st ed Ex Lib Hardcover DJ Very Good
By Wibberley, Leonard
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New York, Ariel Books, 1954, 1st US edition. 217 pp, b/w illustrations by Genevieve Vaughn-Jackson, mapped end papers. Ex Lib hardcover with dust jacket. The jacket is chipped and there is tape residue on the cover and end papers. Otherwise, book has fewer than the usual library marks. Very Good condition.

A young person's history of Everest, from the first sightings, the early attempts and victims, and finally the summit in 1953 by Tenzing and Hillary.

Wibberley is best known for writing the novel, later a movie, The Mouse That Roared.

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