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"THEY FORM A VERY HANDSOME RECORD OF THE COURAGE AND DARING OF THE EARLY EVERESTERS"

(EVEREST) HOWARD-BURY, C.K.; BRUCE, C.G.; NORTON, E.F. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921; The Assault, 1922; The Fight, 1924. London, 1922, 1923, 1925. Together, three volumes.

First editions of these important books on the pioneering British reconnaissance and first attempts to summit Everest, chronicling the progress and the difficulties faced by the expeditions of 1921, 1922, and 1924—including the tragic disappearance of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine during their 1924 attempt to summit Everest—each volume illustrated with large folding maps and photographic plates. $2800.

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"THE MOUNTAIN GROWS MORE AND MORE ALIVE"

REY, Guido. The Matterhorn. London, 1907.

First edition of Italian mountaineer, photographer, and artist Guido Rey's account of his and other climbers' experiences on the Matterhorn, richly illustrated with 35 plates, including 14 mounted lithographs of drawings by Edoardo Rubino and 11 photographs of the mountain by Rey, beautifully bound. $2200.

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"ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT FIELDS OF EXPLORATION IN THE WORLD"

(KARAKORAM) VISSER-HOOFT, Jenny. Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers. London, 1926.

First edition of Visser-Hooft's account of her and her husband's expedition to the Karakoram Mountains, richly illustrated with two maps (one folding), and 25 photographic plates. $950.

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