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A G Cram

Mountaineering and Mountain Travel; Lake District and Cumbria; Antiquarian and History of Science. Private premises. Bookfairs and postal only with specialist catalogues twice a year.

The Everest Trilogy - 3 vols, Mount Everest the Reconnaissance 1921; The Assault on Mount Everest 1922 and The Fight for Everest 1924.


Arnold, London, 1922 (first edn), 1924 (reprint), 1925 (first edn). 3 vols, tall 8vo, xii, 350p; xii, 339p, 1p ad; xii, 372p. Complete with all folding plates & maps. Vol 1 has Prize bookplate, gilt 'Garratts Hall Banstead to upper board and slight browning to fore-edge. Other vols small inscr, slight wear, a VG clean set in original cloth gilt. Mallory wrote p 183-280 in volume 1, p 121-224 & p 273-295 in volume 2; volume 3 includes Mallory's Letters p 207 -239. Neate H120, B196 and N31 'they form a very handsome record of the courage and daring of the early Everesters'.