The Epics of Everest by Leonard Wibberley
New York : Ariel Books, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. 244 pages ; 21 cm. $3.25 dust jacket unclipped. Pages are unmarked and binding is firm.
THE EPICS OF EVEREST
by Leonard Wibberley
Illustrated by GENEVIEVE VAUGHAN-JACKSON
With his master hand, Leonard Wibberley has united in one book all the thrilling attempts made over the years at climbing Mount Everest. Carefully and skillfully he describes how the "Goddess Mother of the World," as the mountain is called by those who live near its formidable sides, was found to be the world's highest and how the approaches to it were secretly explored. Then came the graphics and soul-chilling accounts of the many expeditions as, over the years, man has edged closer and closer to the top of this supreme, death-dealing peak. His story of the final expedition—the determination and cooperation of its members, their organization, equipment, and ultimate success—makes a terrific climax to a unique and powerful volume.
Mr. Wibberley, a California newspaperman, who was born in Ireland and educated in England, has become well-known for his three historical adventure stories and his fascinating CORONATION BOOK.
Genevieve Vaughan-Jackson, an English artist of renown and a mountain climber in her own right, has illustrated with grace and authenticity this, her first book.
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