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Mount Everest. The Reconnaisance, 1921. [and - HOWARD-BURY, Lieut-Col. C.K., Bru - 1922. 
Edward Arnold London 1923 1925 1922 - First editions. 3 volumes, royal 8vo., x, 356, viii, 339, x, 372pp, numerous illustrations, some coloured, 7 folding maps including one folding panorama, rebound in modern blue, red, and green morocco respectively, top edges gilt, a fine set. The story of the various British expeditions to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The first expedition in 1921 was led by Lieutenant-Colonel C.K. Howard-Bury. There was a second attempt in 1922 which included George Leigh Mallory who died in the 1924 expedition. Neate H120, B196, N31; Yakushi R213, R214, R215. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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