Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: BK2486
EVEREST LEGENDARY VICTORS AND VANQUISHED Peter Sherwood 2003 1st edition
By Sherwood, Peter
Price: $25.00


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
Hong Kong, 2003, 1st edition. 108 pp, many color photos. This is a handy pocket size book with stunning illustrations. For more than 80 years, Mount Everest has been the inhospitable and often deadly stage for human drama on a monumental scale. Of the many expeditions and solo attempts to climb the mountain, three events stand out: the mysterious disappearance of Mallory and Irvine in 1924; the first ascent in 1953 by Hillary and Tensing; and the 1996 "Into Thin Air" disaster.
 
Together, they make up the trilogy of triumph and tragedy that is explored in this book. Climbing the world's highest mountain is a high risk endeavour. The summit comes only with heavy physical, emotional (and financial) costs. Many are willing to pay those prices - and more - for a chance to stand on top of the world. Such is the powerful magnetism of Mount Everest. Small hardcover with Dust Jacket, as New.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
EVEREST FILMS: TRENTO FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAM 2003.
By: Trento Film Festival [Film Festival Citta Di Trento]
Price $15.00 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $20.00 (57%)
- Item # OP494
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SUNNY DAY IN THE HIMALAYAS Peter Hillary 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine [Not Signed]
By: Hillary, Peter
Price $10.00 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $25.00 (71%)
- Item # OP415-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SUNNY DAY IN THE HIMALAYAS. Hillary 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Peter Hillary
By: Hillary, Peter
Price $30.00 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $30.00 (50%)
- Item # OP415-1132
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: REFLECTIONS FROM THE TOP Christine Gee 2003 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ New 3 Copies Available
By: Gee, Christine, Garry Weare adn Margaret Gee Foreword by Doug Scott
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $19.95, You Save $14.96 (75%)
- Item # BK1918-6353
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
STONES OF SILENCE: JOURNEYS IN THE HIMALAYAS Schaller 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Schaller, George
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $17.01 (85%)
- Item # OP431B-241
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE MAGAZINE
Price $5.00
- Item # JR257
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EPICS ON EVEREST: STORIES OF SURVIVAL FROM THE WORD'S HIGHEST PEAK Clint Willis 2003 1st edition
By: Willis, Clint
Price $19.95
- Item # BK1711
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPINE JOURNAL 2003 (UK) Volume 108, No. 352
By: Alpine Club, edited by Ed Douglas
Price $39.95
- Item # AJ2003
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: EXPEDITION TO THE ULTIMATE 1979 1st ed Hardcover DJ Very Good SIGNED by Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $149.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $0.01 (0%)
- Item # BK52A-851
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST PIONEER: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTAIN JOHN NOEL John Noel. Sandra Noel 2003 1st edition DJ New
By: Noel, John, Sandra Noel.
Price $12.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $22.01 (63%)
- Item # BK1958
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


GEORGE MALLORY David Robertson 1969 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Very Good
By: Robertson, David
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # OP362B-347
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
IN SEARCH OF PEAKS, PASSES AND GLACIERS: IRISH ALPINE PIONEERS SIGNED BY Frank Nugent 2013 1st ed DJ NEW
By: Nugent, Frank
Price $24.95 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $25.00 (50%)
- Item # BK10784-111
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WANDA RUTKIEWICZ: CARAVAN OF DREAMS Gertrude Reinisch 2000 1st edition DJ New
By: Reinisch, Gertrude
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # BK1249-347
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ASCENT OF EVEREST John Hunt 2nd UK ed Hardcover No DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary and George Lowe
By: Hunt, John
Price $300.00
- Item # OP001G-285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAND OF THE SNOW LION: AN ADVENTURE IN TIBET Elaine Brook 1987 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Brook, Elaine
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $20.01 (80%)
- Item # OP3799-610
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE MOUNT EVEREST RECONNAISSANCE EXPEDITION. 1951, 1st UK ed DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Eric Shipton and Ed Hillary
By: Shipton, Eric
Price $649.00 ~ Regular $1200.00, You Save $551.00 (46%)
- Item # OP370AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SPIRITS OF THE AIR 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Diemberger, Kurt
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $45.01 (60%)
- Item # BK387-7652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD: SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST Mark Sufrin 1966 1st ed Hardcover No DJ VG-Near Fine
By: Sufrin, Mark
Price $0.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $29.01 (97%)
- Item # OP4019-165
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HEROIC CLIMBS: A CELEBRATION OF WORLD MOUNTAINEERING 1994, 1st Am edition SIGNED by Chris Bonington and Doug Scott
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $45.00 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $30.00 (40%)
- Item # BK168
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
KARAKORAM AND WESTERN HIMALAYA 1909 Filippo de Filippi 2 Volumes 1912 1st USA edition Hardcover Fine
By: Filippi, Filippo de. Photographs by Vittorio Sella. Luigi Amedeo di Savoy, the Duke of Abruzzi
Price $2900.00 ~ Regular $5900.00, You Save $3000.00 (51%)
- Item # OP133AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart