LOST ON EVEREST: The Search for Mallory & Irvine

By: Firstbrook, Peter

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224pp., unpaginated halftone plate sections. Intext line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over firm spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn and bumped. From the jacket flap: "On 8 June, 1924, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine left their tent high on the slopes of Mount Everest and climbed into history. They were seen at 12.50pm., just 240 metres from the summit and 'going strong' for the top. Within minutes, Mallory and Irvine had disappeared in a snowstorm and were never seen alive again." On 1 May, 1999, at 11.45 am. climber Conrad Anker found by chance the frozen body of George Mallory bringing tantalizingly closer the mystery - did Mallory and Irvine reach the Everest summit 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay . . . ? Contents of this fascinating book include: Prelims., Maps, Acks., Intorduction, 10 chapters, Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 570g.

Title: LOST ON EVEREST: The Search for Mallory & Irvine

Author Name: Firstbrook, Peter

Categories: Travel and Exploration, History - General, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, BBC Worldwide: 1999

ISBN Number: 0563551291

ISBN Number 13: 9780563551294

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013178

Keywords: Biography, Mountaineers, Mount Everest, Adventurers, British Everest Expedition (1924), Mallory, George (1886-1924), Irvine, Andrew (1902-1924)