Title Mount Everest - A Full Set of 20 Cigarette Cards issued by John Player
Book Condition in new protective sleeves, VG. A scarce complete set in very good condition.
Edition 1925 First Edition
Publisher John Player & Sons 1925
Seller ID 63863
A scarce set of 20 cards issued with 'Player's Navy Cut Cigarettes', with black and white images of the 1924 British Expedition led by Edward Norton. The photographs on the cards were taken by Capt. Noel and Howard Somervell, and each card has a description of the photograph on the reverse. The cards are quite large being approx 3 inch x 2.5 inch in size. It was on this expedition that Mallory and Irvine were lost near the summit.
MOUNTAINEERING HIMALAYA - travel mountaineering mountain alpinism bergsteigen rock climbing hill walking asia asian himalaya himalayan himalayas exploration discovery everest norton ephemera nepal tibet 1924 british mallory irvine