Ruttledge, Hugh. Everest: The Unfinished Adventure.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London;
Date of Publication: 1937
Stock Code: 5339
FIRST EDITION. Large octavo, pp xvi, 295. Sketches of expedition members to pp ii-vi; folding colour maps of the Northern Face and the Route of the Expedition; 63 plate captioned photograph portfolio to rear. Original blue cloth with gilt titles and ruling to spine and blind border to upper board. Cloth lightly rubbed at extremities; scattered light foxing mainly to textblock edge and rfep. Ownership inscription of J C Robb of Downpatrick to ffep dated in year of publication (1937). A Very Good, solid copy.
Detailed account of the 1936 British expedition by its leader Ruttledge, the largest expedition to date, which attempted the North Col route.