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Hugh Ruttledge
Everest: The Unfinished Adventure by Hugh Ruttledge, signed by Bill Tilman
Ruttledge, Hugh. Everest: The Unfinished Adventure. London: Hodder And Stoughton, [1937]. First edition. Royal 8vo. pp. xvi, 295; port. frontis. of expedition members, b & w photo. plates, 2 large folding maps to rear; previous owner's inscription to flyleaf, spotting to leaves adjoining maps, else very good in the original cloth, in the original d.-w., which is somewhat frayed and browned with minor loss to extremities. Signed "H. W. Tilman" to half title. The 1936 expedition, the fifth to Everest and the second under Ruttledge's leadership, a first-class party. It was plagued by an early monsoon and stricken with weather problems from the beginning. Ruttledge's account of the expedition includes a chapter on the previous year's reconnaissance led by Eric Shipton; Tilman, a member of that 1935 expedition and mentioned in this chapter, signed this copy of the book. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
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