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Kangchenjunga Adventure (1931)

F.S. Smythe

London: Gollancz
Third impression
VG+ in a VG dust jacket.

Third Impression (First Cheap Edition) of book first published the previous year. Octavo, pp 464. Hard cover. Black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Original dust jacket in yellow Gollancz house style with pink and black lettering. Includes all 48 photograph illustrations from the earlier printings. Account of the attempt on Kangchenjunga and successful ascent on Jonsong Peak by a multinational expedition including climbers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK in 1930. VG+ condition book (a little spotting to end papers and leading edge of page block only) in a VG dust jacket (discoloured/faded from yellow to beige on the spine and a bit grubby to front panel). A pleasing copy.



Kangchenjunga Adventure

Stock No: B0305