Title:The Ascent of Everest
Publisher:The Companion Book Club
Subject:Mountaineering / Climbing
Remarks:B&W Photographs, Maps Appendix and Glossary. Good. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards. The cover is faded, worn on top spine and worming which goes till some leaves. The top edge is blue coloured. The leaves are sunned, darkened and foxed at some places and wormings. but text is not effected. The book is in Good condition.
Size:124 x 188 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.