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THE STORY OF EVEREST 1921-1952 W.H. Murray 1954 Readers Union ed Hardcover Very Good
By Murray, W.H.
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London, 1954, Readers Union edition. 230 pp, 24 b/w plates, 15 maps. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Very Good. 

An excellent history of Everest up to the first ascent. By the deputy leader of the 1951 Everest Reconnaisance 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. 

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