1924 Everest Expedition - George Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) and Andrew Comyn Irvine (1902-1924)
1924 Everest Expedition - George Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) and Andrew Comyn Irvine (1902-1924)

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1924 Everest Expedition - George Leigh Mallory (1886-1924) and Andrew Comyn Irvine (1902-1924)

A printed map of The Northern Face of Mount Everest based on Photogrammetric Surveys by Michael Spender, n.p., n.d. [1935], 25.2 x 62cm., linen-backed, signed and annotated by Noel ODELL, showing the positions of Camps IV, V and VI, the position at which Odell sighted Mallory and Irvine on their last climb, and the point at which Irvine's ice-axe was found in 1933; a contoured photograph by John Noel of the north face of Everest, marked on recto and annotated on verso by Odell with the positions of Camps V and VI, and the position of the ice-axe; with a contoured photograph of Everest, annotated on verso by Odell 'From photogrammetric survey by Michael Spender, 1935', a letter from Odell to George Band, Cambridge, 20 December 1978, and a proof copy of an article by Michael Spender on 'Photographic Surveys in the Mount Everest Region', 1936, 5 items;

[and] two autograph letters signed by Hugh Irvine (father of Andrew), Birkenhead and London, 20 October and 22 November 1924, responding to Odell's obituary of Irvine and asking for his affidavit as to the disappearance of Mallory and Irvine for the purposes of proving Irvine's will; with two letters from Day, Whately and Barlow, Solicitors, Godalming, making a similar request with regard to Mallory's will, 7 pages, 8vo and 4to, with a proof of Odell's obituary for Irvine, and five related printed journals

[and] letters and notes and a journal relating to psychic research into Mallory and Irvine's last climb, etc, 1974-1980, 51 items in total. (66)
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