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The Resource The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe ; and Huw Lewis-Jones

The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe ; and Huw Lewis-Jones

Label
The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent
Title
The conquest of Everest
Title remainder
original photographs from the legendary first ascent
Statement of responsibility
George Lowe ; and Huw Lewis-Jones
Title variation
Everest
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first ascent to the top of Mount Everest, a selection of photos from the climber's personal collection display the gorgeous landscapes and difficulties faced by the expedition team before finally reaching the summit
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
796.522095496
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GV199.44.E85
  • GV199.44.E85
LC item number
  • L69 2013
  • L69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe ; and Huw Lewis-Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238) and index
Contents
Prologue : editor's note / Huw Lewis-Jones -- Foreword : An old friend / Sir Edmund Hillary -- Introduction : Supreme achievement / Sir Chris Bonington -- Because it is there -- Cameraman on Everest -- Beyond the summit -- Reflections / Reinhold Messner, Norbu Tenzing Norgay, Kenton Cool, Peter Hillary, Colin Monteath, Tom Hornbein, Stephen Venables, Doug Scott -- Just three pictures / Jan Morris -- Chart of the ascent of Everest -- Everest 1953 : suggestions to photographers
Control code
sky255455312
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780500544235
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012947781
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe ; and Huw Lewis-Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238) and index
Contents
Prologue : editor's note / Huw Lewis-Jones -- Foreword : An old friend / Sir Edmund Hillary -- Introduction : Supreme achievement / Sir Chris Bonington -- Because it is there -- Cameraman on Everest -- Beyond the summit -- Reflections / Reinhold Messner, Norbu Tenzing Norgay, Kenton Cool, Peter Hillary, Colin Monteath, Tom Hornbein, Stephen Venables, Doug Scott -- Just three pictures / Jan Morris -- Chart of the ascent of Everest -- Everest 1953 : suggestions to photographers
Control code
sky255455312
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780500544235
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012947781
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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