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Everest: The Testing Place. by  M.D John B. West - First Edition (1985); First Printing, unstated, but indicated by - 1985. - from Black Cat Hill Books and

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Everest: The Testing Place.

by John B. West, M.D

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New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1985. Hardcover First Edition (1985); First Printing, unstated, but indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition (1985); First Printing, unstated, but indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only a minute stain at the bottom edge of the front board (not the panel itself, but the bottom edge); else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Virtually "As New". The DJ is flawless; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.3 x 1 inches). xii, 187 pages. Sixteen-page section of color photographs. Text interspersed with graphs and tables. Foreward by Sir Edmund Hillary.Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Memoirs of Dr. John West's participation in a groundbreaking American medical expedition to the summit of Everest. During the ascent, the group of 13 physicians recorded observations of the physical effects of the environment on climbers and were able to complete the highest ever experiment at the summit.


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