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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay stood on the summit of Mount Everest. Sixty years after that first ascent, the publication of this anniversary book celebrates the most majestic of mountains, with exclusive access to the outstanding imagery and private archives of George Lowe, a key climber and photographer on that triumphant expediton
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
796.522/095496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
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 (page 238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
ocn826658906
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780500544235
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012947781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o826658906
  • (OCoLC)826658906
  • (Sirsi) b13959967
Label
The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
ocn826658906
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780500544235
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012947781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o826658906
  • (OCoLC)826658906
  • (Sirsi) b13959967

Library Locations

    • Lawrence Public LibraryBorrow it
      707 Vermont Street, Lawrence, KS, 66044, US
      38.9708416 -95.23765449999999
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