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EVEREST: EIGHTY YEARS OF TRIUMPH TRAGEDY Peter Gillman 2001 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by 29 CLIMBERS: Ed & Peter Hillary, Anderson, Anker, Apa Sherpa, Berg, Blanchard, Bonington, Child, Diemberger, Habeler, Hahn, House, Humar, Kor, Lowe, etc.
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WA, 2001, 1st edition. 240 pp, 130 color, 50 b/w photos. Large format hardcover with dust jacket. New.

A monumental anthology of the best writings and photos done on Everest, from the reconnaissance in 1921 to the swift alpine style ascents of today. Includes the Mallory discovery and tragic events of 1996. 
 
SIGNED by the following 29 great climbers: Apa Sherpa, Robert Anderson, Conrad Anker, Wally Berg, Barry Blanchard, Chris Bonington, Greg Child, Kurt Diemberger, Peter Habeler, Dave Hahn, Ed Hillary, Peter Hillary, Steve House, Tomaz Humar, Jamling Tenzing, Layton Kor, Goran Kropp, Jeff Lowe, Reinhold Messner, Chris Pizzo, Bill Putnam, Royal Robbins, Gerry Roach, Doug Scott, Steve Venables, Ed Webster, Jim Whittaker, Jim Wickwire, Mark Wilford.
 
We personally met with all the above climbers, either at our bookshop in Colorado, or at a lecture in Colorado, or at their home or other venue all over the USA, plus some other countries! See our essay link, ARE YOUR SIGNED BOOKS AUTHENTIC: http://www.chesslerbooks.com/Are-Your-Signed-Books-Authentic.asp
 
Updated to include all the major events since the first edition was published in 1993 Offers an up-close-and-personal view of the world's highest mountain Lavishly illustrated with stunning photographs For eighty years, Mount Everest has been the ultimate symbol of human endeavor. Ever since the first attempt in 1921, the world's highest mountain has served as an arena where mountaineers have played out their dreams and fears, bringing triumph and tragedy in almost equal measure.The dramas of Everest have inspired some of mountaineering's finest writing and photography. In this sumptuous anthology, climbers recount and portray their struggles to attain the summit, the moments of success and defeat, exultation and despair.All the great landmarks in Everest's history are represented. The pioneering expeditions of the 1920s and 1930s are recounted by climbers such as George Mallory and Eric Shipton.
 
Sir Edmund Hillary tells how he and Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the summit, via the South Col, in 1953, while Tom Hornbein describes the bravura West Ridge ascent by the Americans in 1963. Chris Bonington, Reinhold Messner, Doug Scott, and many more of mountaineering's most celebrated names also appear in this definitive collection.First published to wide acclaim in 1993, the anthology has been expanded to include the 1990s, perhaps the most dramatic decade of all. Included in the new edition are passages describing the tragedies and disasters of 1996, including an excerpt from Jon Krakauer's epochal volume, Into Thin Air, and the extraordinary discovery of the body of George Mallory by American climbers in 1999.The book also contains Peter Gilman's own accounts of some of the mountain's most controversial episodes, such as the disputed Chinese ascent of 1960 and the enigma of the yeti. There are comprehensive, updated appendixes, including a full list of every ascent. The outcome is one of the finest mountaineering anthologies ever produced: a stirring assertion of the audacity of the human spirit in the face of challenging and perilous odds, presenting both the how of mountaineering and the why. Jim Whittaker, Jim Wickwire, Mark Wilford.

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