The Innocent on Everest. Ralph IZZARD.

The Innocent on Everest.

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. Second impression. Hardcover. Octavo. 256pp. Blue textured papered boards gilt-lettered on spine. B/w plates. Bibliography. Ralph Izzard, foreign correspondent of the Daily Mail, was sent to cover the 1953 Everest Expedition unofficially. He was not part of the expedition, and with four porters made his way alone from Kathmandu to 18,000 feet. Includes an interview with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Foxing to page-edges, prelims & endpapers, spine ends rubbed, else a solid, internally-clean near-VG copy in near-VG dust jacket (dust jacket foxed, short top-edge tear to rear panel). Item #30263

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