Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Washington, D. C. National Geographic, 1999.
First edition/first printing in Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket with notation to front panel and minor.
In 1924, two British climbers, Edward Whymper and Noel Odell, set out to climb Mount Everest. Odell was the first to summit, but he died on the way down. Mallory and Irvine, two more climbers, set out to summit in Mallory's third attempt. Mallory and Irvine were the first to reach the summit, but they were never seen again.; Large 8vo; 239 pages.