Jan Morris’s exuberant and witty love letter to the Manhattan of 1945 effortlessly evokes a time when it was ‘the most hopeful city on earth’.
From Reconnaissance to Summit, 1921 to 1953
Introduced by Wade Davis
Preface by Jan Morris
Produced in collaboration with the Royal Geographical Society
Compiled, written and edited by Peter Gillman for The Folio Society, Everest: From Reconnaissance to Summit is an exclusive record of five key expeditions, introduced by Wade Davis and Jan Morris with superlative photography from the Royal Geographical Society archives.
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