Title:The Epics of Everest
Publisher:Faber and Faber Ltd.
Subject:Mountaineering / Climbing
Remarks:B&W Illustrations by Genevieve Vaughan-Jackson. Good. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards. The cover is faded, worn on edges and corners, a chipped on top of the front cover and worming which goes till some leaves. With name of the student, standard and date marked a half chipped of the school (name of the school is missing) of Poona prize given sticker stuck on the inside front cover. Something written is hidden with the white flued on the back free endpaper and a crack in hinge of back cover. Some back pages' corner of top are worn. The leaves are sunned, darkened and foxed at some places and wormings but text is not effected. Apart from that the book is Good condition.
Size:140 x 206 mm
With his master hand, Leonard Wibberley has united in one book all the thrilling attempts made over the years at climbing Mount Everest. Carefully and skillfully he describes how the "Goddess Mother of the World," as the mountain is called by those who live near its formidable sides, was found to be the world's highest and how the approaches to it were secretly explored. The come the graphic and soul-chilling accounts of the many expeditions as, over the years, man has edged closer and closer to the top of this supreme, death-dealing peak.