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This is the inside story of the 1999 expedition to find the bodies and solve the enigma of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, who tragically and mysteriously died on Everest on 8th June 1924, in an attempt to reach the peak.
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Book Description (London: Macmillan, 1999) 0333783158, 1999. 243 x 216 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 205 + (i), incl. index; profusely illustrated in full colour. Small crease to bottom fore-edges of cover. Very good condition. "On 6th June 1924, George Mallory and Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine attempted to make history by setting out on a bid to reach the summit of Everest and be the first men ever to stand on the peak of the world's highest mountain. When last seen by Noel Odell, who was climbing in support, they seemed to be within 800 feet of the summit. They were never seen again. . Seventy-five years later, in April 1999, the Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition team set off to retrace the steps of the 1924 Expedition. . On 1st May 1999, to the astonishment of the world, they made a dramatic discovery when they came across the remains of George Mallory. GHOSTS OF EVEREST is the brilliantly researched, lucidly written account of two expeditions. From early preparations to day-to-day, blow-by-blow events, it weaves through time bringing together past and present to create a seamless adventure narrative that captures the voices and the action as it unfolds on the mountain.". Seller Inventory # 8604
Book Description Macmillan, London, 1999. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. First UK Paperback Edition. 206 pages, illustrated throughout in colour, two appendices, index. Pictorial card cover, lightly soiled on the rear cover. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 024717
Book Description Macmillan, London, 1999. Soft Cover. Condition: Fine. First UK Paperback. 206pp, index, references, appendices, bw & col ills, loosely inserted related news clipping. Or card covers. Near new. Mallory and Irvine disappeared in 1924 in their attempt to be the first to scale Everest and were last seen within 800 feet of the summit. 75 years later the Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition set of to retrace their steps and armed with historical data discovered the remains of George Mallory. Three members of that expedition relate their experiences in this well written and lavishly illustrated account. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 018860
Book Description Pan Macmillan, London, 1999. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. Very clean interior. Seller Inventory # 016068
Book Description Macmillan, London, 1999. Soft Cover. Condition: F-. First UK Paperback. Square 8vo. original printed paper wraps (a trifle rubbed & creased, texter mark on tail edge, denoting one-time remaindered copy); pp. 206, with illustrations. A near fine copy. Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Prize 1999. Seller Inventory # 022621