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Everest 1933.

Everest 1933.

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Everest 1933.

by Ruttledge, Hugh

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Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1936. Fifth impression. Octavo. xix, 291pp. Photo frontis., 16 further plates, folding map. Original slightly bumped cloth in protected original price clipped chipped dust wrapper. Some spotting to edges and prelims. Medici Galleries Liverpool bookseller’s plate to fep.

Hugh Ruttledge (1884-1961) British Civil Servant, mountaineer and leader of two expeditions to Everest. This, the fourth British expedition, included none who had been on the 1924 attempt. In 1934 Ruttledge was awarded the RGS Founder’s Gold Medal, and went on to lead the 1936 sixth expedition.

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Everest 1933.
Ruttledge, Hugh
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Mountaineering, Fourth British Expedition
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Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Price Clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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