** Rare ** Burdsall & Emmons Men Against The Clouds 1st UK Edition 1935


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Author: Richard L Burdsall and Arthur B Emmons  (With Contributions by Terris Moore and Jack Theodore Young)     Title: Men Against The Clouds The Conquest of Minya Konka Publication:  First UK Edition 1st Impression Published By John Lane The Bodley Head London 1935………………… (See Pictures) Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket: This is a Very Good Copy of this book in original purple cloth boards with blue title lettering to spine,in the rare Dust-Jacket graded Good that has a few small chips and tears to the outer edges of the dust-wrappe.The outer boards are a little marked towards the head of spine..Not price clipped.This copy has No previous names or inscriptions present.The book has a firm binding with No loose leaves.Illustrated profusely with a Frontispiece and a further 46 photographic illustrations with eight maps and charts including maps as endpapers.There are further contributions from Terris Moore and Jack Theodore Young.This copy has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and the dust-wrapper comes well protected in a removable cover sleeve.Very rare title in it’s original dust-wrapper One of the great saga’s of 20th century climbing began in 1930 when a rather eccentric globetrotter Joseph Rock surveyed a remote stretch of mountains in Szechwan and declared the peak Minya Konka,the highest peak in the world with a height or altitude of of over 30,000 feet.This claim needed to be verified,and the mountain needed to be climbed so then the book is the extraordinary tale of a small team of four climbers who reached the summit in 1932.With additional contributions by climbers Terris Moore and Jack Theodore Young.8vo 272pp First UK Edition 1st Impression [1935] Neate page 99 [134]  UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked  Air-Mail Tracked Europe £12.95Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World £18.95Air-Mail Zone 3 Tracked  USA £18.95

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