MOUNT EVEREST 1938

BY H. W. TILMAN

1948 FIRST UK EDITION

THE FIRST SMALL EXPEDITION TO MOUNT EVEREST


This is the first UK edition of MOUNT EVEREST 1938 by H. W. Tilman. This book was published in Cambridge by The University Press in 1948. Publication was delayed by WWII. The book measures 222mm tall x 141mm, and has 160 pages, 49 b/w photos, 4 maps, 4 appendices, index. Tilman led this small expedition which included Shipton, Smythe, and Odell. Pre-monsoon attempt via N Col that reached 8300m but failed due to deep snow & poor weather.

CONDITION: Original brown cloth with gilt lettering spine, publisher's emblem front cover. Original DJ (faded spine, small 3mm chips to spine ends and corner tips, clipped flap corner). Book is in clean, fine condition but has foxing on the first two blank pages; otherwise, no foxing on pages. Binding is tight, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages. Price: $150.

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