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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
Celebrating the first ascent of Mount Everest in May 1953 with exclusive access to the remarkable imagery and private archives of legendary climber and photographer George Lowe, who accompanied Hillary and Norgay on that first triumphant expedition
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowe, George
Dewey number
796.522/095496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GV199.44.E85
  • GV199.44.E85
LC item number
L69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis-Jones, Huw
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mount Everest Expedition
  • Mountaineering expeditions
  • Mountaineering
Target audience
adult
Label
The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
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
Edition
60th anniversary edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780500544235
Lccn
2012947781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
796.522 L951 ; XX-N ; jll ; C1307BT3.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map;
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 826658906
  • (Sirsi) 826658906
  • (OCoLC)826658906
Label
The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent, George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
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
Edition
60th anniversary edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780500544235
Lccn
2012947781
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
796.522 L951 ; XX-N ; jll ; C1307BT3.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map;
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 826658906
  • (Sirsi) 826658906
  • (OCoLC)826658906

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