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Kingdom of Adventure Everest


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A Chronicle of Man’s Assault on the Earth’s Highest Mountain

Narrated by the Participants,  With an accompanying text by James Ramsey Ullman

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Published by Collins, London, 1948, 1st UK Edition, Insc, Boards faded where D/w missing, D/w (5 cm section missing bottom of spine, other tears and wear), Good.   James Ramsey Ullman (1907-1971) was an American writer and mountaineer who put together this book chronicling the history of Everest and its explorations some 5 years before the successful first ascent.  He uses large extracts from the earlier writings of mountaineers such as Bruce, Finch, Houston, Howard-Bury, Irving, Mallory, Norton, Odell, Ruttledge, Shipton, Smythe, Tilman and Younghusband, amongst others.


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Weight0.60 kg