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Tilman, H. W. (Harold William) 1898-1977

Overview
Works: 59 works in 216 publications in 5 languages and 3,506 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV199.92.T54, 910.45
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Most widely held works by H. W Tilman
The ascent of Nanda Devi by H. W Tilman( Book )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
‘I believe we so far forgot ourselves as to shake hands on it.' – H. W. Tilman, on reaching the summit of Nanda Devi. In 1934, after fifty years of trying, mountaineers finally gained access to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. Two years later an expedition led by H. W. Tilman reached the summit. It was the highest mountain to be climbed until 1950. The Ascent of Nanda Devi has been widely hailed as a classic. Keenly observed, well-informed and at times hilariously funny, it is as close to a ‘conventional' mountaineering account as Tilman could manage. Beginning with the history of the mountain (‘the
Snow on the equator by H. W Tilman( Book )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
?To those who went to the War straight from school and survived it, the problem of what to do afterwards was particularly difficult.' For H.W. Tilman, the solution lay in Africa? gold prospecting, mountaineering and a 3,000-mile solo bicycle ride across the continent. Tilman was perhaps the greatest explorer of his time, a famed mountaineer and pioneering sailor who made first ascents throughout the Himalaya, attempted Everest, and sailed into the Arctic Circle. For Tilman, the goal was always to discover new places, to explore rather than conquer. Snow on the Equator chronicles Tilman's
Nepal Himalaya by H. W Tilman( Book )
8 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China to Chitral by H. W Tilman( Book )
7 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mischief in Patagonia by H. W Tilman( Book )
10 editions published between 1956 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van een expeditie per zeiljacht naar het uiterste zuiden van Zuid-Amerika om daar als eerste een nog onbekende ijskap over te steken
Mount Everest, 1938 by H. W Tilman( Book )
9 editions published in 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Account of the 1938 Mount Everest expedition
When men & mountains meet by H. W Tilman( Book )
11 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two mountains and a river by H. W Tilman( Book )
9 editions published between 1949 and 1980 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mischief among the penguins by H. W Tilman( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eight sailing / mountain-exploration books by H. W Tilman( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mischief in Greenland by H. W Tilman( Book )
7 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mostly ʻMischief:̓ voyages to the Arctic and to the Antarctic by H. W Tilman( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Mischief's wake by H. W Tilman( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Account of author's voyages in Mischief to Jan Mayen, 1968 and in Sea Breeze to east and west Greenland, 1969 and 1970
Ice with everything by H. W Tilman( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Account of author's voyages to east Greenland in Seabreeze in 1971 and 1972 and to west Greenland in Baroque in 1973
Mischief goes south by H. W Tilman( Book )
5 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blank on the map by Eric Shipton( Book )
2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seven mountain-travel books by H. W Tilman( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everest 1938 by H. W Tilman( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in French and Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nanda Devi : exploration and ascent by Eric Shipton( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mischief tussen de pinguïns by H. W Tilman( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van een ontdekkingsreis in 1959-1960 per zeiljacht naar een nog bijna onbekend eiland nabij de Zuidpool
 
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Alternative Names
Tilman Bill 1898-1977
Tilman, H. W.
Tilman, H. W. 1898-1977
Tilman, Harold William 1898-
Tilman, Harold William 1898-1977
ティルマン, W. H
ティルマン, ハロルド・W
Languages
English (150)
French (8)
Japanese (4)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
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