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THE STORY OF EVEREST 1921-1952 W.H. Murray 1953 2nd prtg Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Murray, W.H.
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New York, 1953, 2nd printing. 198 pp, 24 b/w plates. Blue cloth hardcover with chipped dust jacket. Book is fine. Near Fine.

An excellent history of Everest up to the first ascent. By the deputy leader of the 1951 Everest Reconnaissance and author of several books on mountaineering. The remarkable adventures of those who have sought to scale Everest. His descriptions are selective and vivid, and he has that rare gift of creating atmosphere. 
 
This edition was the first to include a chapter on the first ascent which occurred May 29, 1953, while this was one of the few books on Everest in bookshops, which caused to be be a bestseller that year.

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