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EVEREST: THE UNFINISHED ADVENTURE Hugh Ruttledge 1937 1st UK ed Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
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London, 1937, 1st edition. 295 pp, plus 63 b/w plates, 2 maps. Royal 8vo. Large format navy cloth hardcover with no dust jacket. Book may have light foxing to page edges or slight fade line across front cover, but is otherwise in remarkably Fine condition. 

This is heavy large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail and International Mail.

The fifth attempt from the Tibetan side reached the North Col, but was driven back by an early monsoon. This 1936 expedition reached 7150 meters.  

Includes two large color 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.



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