Everest reconnaissance

the first expedition of 1921
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StatementCharles Howard-Bury and George Leigh Mallory ; edited by Marian Keaney.
ContributionsLeigh-Mallory, George Herbert, 1886-1924., Keaney, Marian., Howard-Bury, Charles, 1881-, Mount Everest Expedition (1921)
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LC ClassificationsGV199.44.E85 H68 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1138989M
ISBN 100340556021
LC Control Number94107406

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Start your review of Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance Write a review. Christopher Sutch rated it really liked it. Astill has done an invaluable service to scholars working on the history of the British expeditions to Everest (like myself!).

He /5. Everest Reconnaissance. The First Expedition of by Howard-Bury Charles & Mallory George Leigh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Members of the expedition Standing: Wollaston, Howard-Bury, Heron, Raeburn. Sitting: Mallory, Wheeler, Bullock, Morshead.

The British Mount Everest reconnaissance expedition set off to explore how it might be possible to get to the vicinity of Mount Everest, to reconnoitre possible routes for ascending the mountain, and – if possible – make the first ascent of the highest mountain in.

In he was the leader of the Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition, organized and financed by the Mount Everest Committee, a joint body of the Alpine Club and the Royal Geographical Society.

In he wrote a full account of the expedition and published "Mount Everest The Reconnaissance, /5(1). Seller: churchill_book_collector () %, Location: San Diego, California, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: Mount Everest - The Reconnaissance C. Howard-Bury London: Edward Arnold & Co., First edition Condition: Very Good Normal 0 false false false EN-CA JA X-NONE This is the first edition of the story of Britain’s first steps towards planning a route.

SIGNED BY EDMUND HILLARY: MOUNT EVEREST: THE RECONNAISSANCE, (HILLARY, Edmund) HOWARD-BURY, C.K. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, London: Edward Arnold & Co., Large octavo, original gilt-stamped blue cloth, uncut.

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HOWARD-BURY is available at Bauman Rare Books. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissanceby Lieut.-Col. Charles Howard-Bury, part 2 To read the beginning of this two-part entry, click here. The second half of the book consists of chapters by several of the expedition party members on their individual responsibilities.

Renaissance Books (NZ) Bookseller Inventory # Title The Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition Author Shipton, Eric Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Hodder and Stoughton Place of Publication London Date published ().

Title: Mount Everest, the reconnaissance, Year: (s) Authors: Howard-Bury, Charles, Leigh-Mallory, George Herbert, Subjects: Mount Everest Expedition, Publisher: New York Longmans, Green and co.

London, E. Arnold & co. Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress.During the s, while researching my book Mount Everest: The ReconnaissanceI became aware of the existence of an Everest map, the fruit of the expedition, that hadn't been published and had probably only ever been seen by a select few.

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