First over Everest! The Houston-Mount Everest expedition, 1933 by Houston-Mount Everest expedition (1933)

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Statementby Air-Commodore P. F. M. Fellowes, D.S.O., Squadron Leader the Marquis of Douglas and Clydesdale, M.P., L. V. Stewart Blacker, O.B.E., and Colonel P. T. Etherton; foreword by John Buchan, with illustrations from photographs
ContributionsFellowes, P. F. M. 1883-, Douglas and Clydesdale, Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, marquis of, 1903- joint author, Blacker, Latham Valentine Stewart, 1887- joint author, Etherton, Percy Thomas, 1879- joint author
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LC ClassificationsDS486.E8 H6
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Pagination3 p. l., 9-264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15049590M
LC Control Number34002505

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