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, minor spotting to leaves adjoining maps, else near-fine in the original cloth, in bright condition, in the original d.j., which is slightly rubbed.
Neate R100; Yakushi R414; Perret 3831; S & B R30; Classics in the Literature of Mountaineering 35. The 1936 expedition, the fifth to Everest and the second under Ruttledge's leadership, was again a first- class party. It was plagued by an early monsoon and stricken with weather problems from the beginning.
Author Ruttledge, Hugh.
Binding Original cloth in d.-w.
Publisher London: Hodder And Stoughton
Condition See description
Pages pp. xvi, 295