Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: OP63A-374p
THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST 1924 E.F. Norton 1925 1st US ed Hardcover Fine
By Norton, E.F.
Price: $349.00

List Price: $999.95
You Save $650.95 (65%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

New York, Longmans, 1925, 1st US edition. 372 pp, 8 color plates, 24 b/w plates, map. Large format blue cloth hardcover with uncut pages and Near Fine.

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

The official story of the third Everest expedition, the 1924 British attempt on Mount Everest from the North Col that may have put Mallory and Irvine on the summit, and from which they failed to return. 

The book contains contributions from Norton himself, Bruce, Beetham, and Odell, who offers an account of Mallory and Irvine's fateful attempt. The inclusion of Mallory's letters to his wife, written during the expedition, brings a personal touch to the story unveiled in these pages.

Edward Norton was the leader of the third British expedition to attempt to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. George Leigh Mallory was the climbing leader and was on both previous British expeditions in 1921 and 1922, the expedition made an ascent to over 28,000 feet without using the oxygen bottles they had brought with them. At this point, Mallory decided that the summit could only be reached with the aid of oxygen. He and Andrew Sandy Irvine went on alone, never to be seen alive again. Although Mallory's body was recovered from Mt. Everest in 1999, it is still unknown whether or not he and Irvine ever reached the summit. Norton's narrative remains a critical primary source for this historic expedition.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST 1924 E.F. Norton 1925 1st US ed Hardcover Very Good+
By: Norton, E.F.
Price $195.00
- Item # OP63A-801p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST 1924 E.F. Norton 1925 1st UK edition Near Fine
By: Norton, E.F.
Price $449.00 ~ Regular $750.00, You Save $301.00 (40%)
- Item # OP63A-299p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCHNEELAUF, SPRUNGLAUF, LANGLAUF IN BILDERN [SNOW RUNNING, JUMPING, CROSS COUNTRY SKIING IN PICTURES] Carl J. Luther 1924 Paperback Booklets in Slipcase Near Fine
By: Luther, Carl J.
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $69.96 (70%)
- Item # OP6564-374
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
COMPARATIVE RAINFALL CHART FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Fred Lind Alles 1925 Paper Foldout Chart Near Fine
By: Alles, Fred Lind
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $69.95, You Save $59.96 (86%)
- Item # OP6146-406
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DER SCHI UND SEINE SPORTLICHE BENUTZUNG [THE SKI AND ITS SPORTING USE] Henry Hoek 1925 8th ed Hardcover Fine
By: Hoek, Henry
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # OP6982-695
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DEN BERGEN VERFALLEN: ALPENFAHRTEN VON ELEONORE NOLL-HASENCLEVER [FALL INTO THE MOUNTAINS: ALPINE TRIPS WITH ELEONORE NOLL-HASENCLEVER] Heinrich Erler 1932 Hardcover Near Fine
By: Noll-Hasenclever, Eleonore and Heinrich Erler (Editor)
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $79.96 (80%)
- Item # OP6555-374
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE NORTON BOOK OF TRAVEL Paul Fussell 1987 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Fussell, Paul (Editor)
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $89.96 (90%)
- Item # PL6726-253
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE RIGHT PLACE: A BOOK OF PLEASURES C. E. Montague 1924 Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: Montague, C. E.
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $10.01 (50%)
- Item # OP3474-831
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DER SKIKURS [THE SKI TRAILS] Luther, Weidinger, Schonecker 1925 1st ed Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Luther, Carl J., Paul Weidinger and Toni Schonecker
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $79.96 (80%)
- Item # OP6560-3742
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASSAULT ON MOUNT EVEREST 1922 C.G. Bruce 1923 1st UK ed Hardcover Bright & Fine
By: Bruce, C.G.
Price $450.00 ~ Regular $750.00, You Save $300.00 (40%)
- Item # OP289F-576p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BIS ZUR SPITZE DES MOUNT EVEREST [TO THE TOP OF MOUNT EVEREST "THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST 1924"] E.F. Norton 1926 1st Swiss ed Hardcover Fine
By: Norton, E.F.
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $70.01 (70%)
- Item # OP63G-374
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST 1924 E.F. Norton 1925 1st UK edition Near Fine
By: Norton, E.F.
Price $449.00 ~ Regular $750.00, You Save $301.00 (40%)
- Item # OP63A-299p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST 1924 E.F. Norton 1925 1st US ed Hardcover Very Good+
By: Norton, E.F.
Price $195.00
- Item # OP63A-801p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DANZIGER'S TRAVELS: BEYOND FORBIDDEN FRONTIERS Nick Danziger 1988 Paperback Very Good
By: Danziger, Nick
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $8.95, You Save $4.00 (45%)
- Item # OP6609-363
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ICE WORLD: TECHNIQUES OF MODERN ICE CLIMBING 1996 1st ed Paperback Fine SIGNED by Jeff Lowe
By: Lowe, Jeff
Price $34.95
- Item # BK912C-865
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TIBET'S SECRET MOUNTAIN: THE TRIUMPH OF SEPU KANGRI 1999 1st ed Hardcover Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris and Charles Clarke
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $5.00 (12%)
- Item # OP173A-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LES CONQUETES DE MA JEUNESSE [CLIMBS OF MY YOUTH] Andre Roch 1942 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By: Roch, Andrι
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $35.01 (88%)
- Item # OP1379A-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LIFE AND LIMB: A TRUE STORY OF TRAGEDY AND SURVIVAL AGAINST THE ODDS Jamie Andrew 2003 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Andrew, Jamie
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $15.01 (43%)
- Item # BK2010-865
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAN CLIMBER: A LIFETIME'S QUEST TO THE WORLD'S GREAT PEAKS Doug Scott 1992 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By: Scott, Doug
Price $49.99 ~ Regular $125.00, You Save $75.01 (60%)
- Item # BK209D-784p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMB! HISTORY OF CLIMBING IN COLORADO Bob Godfrey, Dudley Chelton 1977 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Godfrey, Bob and Dudley Chelton
Price $65.00 ~ Regular $125.00, You Save $60.00 (48%)
- Item # OP529-9283p
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1935 March Mount Crillon Alaska First Ascent by Bradford Washburn
By: National Geographic Magazine 1935 March
Price $25.00
- Item # NG3503-1
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN WORLD 1962/1963 Hardcover DJ Fine Last copy
By: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $40.00 (53%)
- Item # MW1962-784
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WELZENBACH'S CLIMBS: BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY AND THE COLLECTED WRITINGS OF WILLO WELZENBACH Eric Roberts 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 4 Copies Available
By: Roberts, Eric
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.01 (67%)
- Item # OP1279-9284
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
偽物ブランド γƒ–γƒ©γƒ³γƒ‰γƒ«γ‚€γƒ΄γ‚£γƒˆγƒ³γ‚³γƒ”γƒΌ