In stock

By Walt Unsworth

In stock


Published by Allen Lane, London, 1981, 1st UK Edition, D/w, Fine.   Inscribed by Geoff Milburn.   Walt Unsworth (1928-2017) was a distinguished British writer, editor and publisher, who founded Cicerone Press in 1969 with his wife Dorothy and friends Brian and Aileen Evans (he retired in 1999, but Cicerone Press is still going strong today with over 400 titles for mountaineers, climbers, cyclists and hikers).  He was for many years the editor of Climber magazine, helped establish Great Outdoors magazine, and wrote more than 20 books, including the definitive studies of climbing on Mont Blanc and this volume on Everest, which is the definitive history up to 1981, including early explorations, all the attempts up to the first ascent, and significant ascents and accomplishments since the first ascent.  Contains a useful bibliography.

Additional information

Weight1.3 kg