Title:The Ascent of Everest
Publisher:Hodder And Stoughton
Cover:Hard Back With Dust Jacket
Subject:Mountaineering / Climbing
Remarks:B&W and Colour Photographs, Appendices, Glossary and Index. Good.Poor dust jacket. Blue Cloth Boards. Dust jacket rubbed,soiled, foxed, stained and edgeworn, Printed price inked. The leaves are sunned, darkened and foxed at some places and slightly hinge shaken. Apart from this, the book is fine.
Size:152 x 228 mm
This is the story of how, on 29th May, 1953, two men endowed without stamina and skill, inspired by an unflinching resolve, reached the top of Everest and came back unscathed to rejoin their comrades. It is a tale of sustained and tenacious endeavoured by many, over a long period of time. In this book one will find the full and detailed account of the climbing of the highest mountain in the world and the reasons for climbing it. It is the gayest, most entertaining and most readable book.