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Author Lowe, George, 1924-2013, author.

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

Publication Info. London : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  796.5220954 LOW    AVAILABLE
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Description 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 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.
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.
Subject Mount Everest Expedition (1953) -- Pictorial works.
Mountaineering expeditions -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Pictorial works.
Mountaineering -- Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Lewis-Jones, Huw, author.
Added Title Everest.
ISBN 9780500544235 (hbk.)
0500544239 (hbk.)
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