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The conquest of Everest : original photographs from the legendary first ascent

Author: George Lowe; Huw Lewis-Jones
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Lowe; Huw Lewis-Jones
ISBN: 9780500544235 0500544239
OCLC Number: 826658906
Description: 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
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.
Other Titles: Everest
Responsibility: George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones.

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Huw Lewis-Jones brings together the remarkable imagery and rare materials from the private archives of legendary climber and photographer George Lowe.

 
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