The Assault on Mount Everest 1922
The Assault on Mount Everest 1922

BRUCE, C.G. The Assault on Mount Everest 1922.

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BRUCE, C.G. The Assault on Mount Everest 1922. London, Edward Arnold & Co., 1924.

8vo. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt with additional coat-of-arms of Queen's College, Oxford on front cover; pp. xi, 339, [1, advertisement]; photogravure frontispiece with tissue guard, plates after photographs, 2 folding maps (one in colour) at rear; only minimal rubbing to extremities, one corner a little bumped, very light spotting initially and at the end, embrowning to endpapers, as usual, a very good copy.
First edition. This account of the second Everest expedition of 1922 includes chapters by the leader (Bruce), George Mallory, George Finch, T. Howard Somervell and T.G. Longstaff. - This copy in the rare better (and not blue) binding variant and with Queen's College arms, probably provided by the publisher's binder.
Neate B196; Yakushi (3rd ed.) B279.

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