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 #: OP392-4206
EVEREST THE TESTING PLACE John West 1985 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available
By West, John
Price: $4.99

List Price: $35.00
You Save $30.01 (86%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

New York, 1985, 1st edition. 187 pp, color photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine condition. 

Very successful American ascent. Results of the American Medical Research Expedition to Mt. Everest, 1981. This was the first attempt to climb Mount Everest for the express purpose of conducting scientific and medical research.

In this splendid book of high adventure, medical science and mountaineering become one. This is the account of a recent event that was unique in American medicine and Himalayan expeditions. For the first time, an attempt was made to climb Mount Everest for the express purpose of conducting scientific and medical research. This book recounts the story of that climb, and the medical research which was undertaken.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
MEAN FEAT: A 3,000 WALK THROUGH PORTUGAL, SPAIN, FRANCE, SWITZERLAND AND ITALY John Waite 1985 Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Waite, John
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $15.01 (75%)
- Item # BK1624-1352
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PLACE NAMES OF THE CANADIAN ALPS William Putnam, Glen Boles and Roger Laurilla 1991 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Putnam, William, George Boles and Roger Laurilla
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $31.01 (89%)
- Item # BK1221-83610
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1963 May Mount Rainier: Testing Ground for Everest
By: National Geographic Magazine Bishop, Barry.
Price $20.00
- Item # NG6305
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BEYOND THE ICEFALL: AUSTRALIA'S EVEREST EXPEDITION Sorrel Wilby 1989 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Wilby, Sorrel
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $31.01 (89%)
- Item # BK1695-4808
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS OF CANADA NORTH Robert Kruszyna, William Putnam 1985 7th ed [Last ed] Paperback Fine-New 2 copies available
By: Putnam, William L. and Robert Kruszyna
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $79.95, You Save $59.96 (75%)
- Item # GB1158-2672
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPINE JOURNAL 100s OF ISSUES LISTED HERE! PAPERBACK, WRAPPERS or HARDCOVER ISSUES 1863-1986
By: Alpine Club
Price $10.00
- Item # JR207B
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
YOUNG EXPLORERS Richard Gilbert 1979 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Gilbert, Richard
Price $0.99 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $24.01 (96%)
- Item # OP8365-6124
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
APPALACHIA: FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. 1926 New Condition! 95 Years Old and still as New! Multiple copies available
By: Appalachian Mountain Club
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $14.96 (60%)
- Item # JR566-3785
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST PIONEER: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTAIN JOHN NOEL [Large Format Everest Photos] Sandra Noel 2003 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Noel, Sandra and John
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $25.01 (71%)
- Item # BK1958-8326
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MORNING LIGHT: TRIUMPH AT SEA AND TRAGEDY ON EVEREST Margaret Griffiths 2008 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Griffiths, Margaret
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $29.95, You Save $24.96 (83%)
- Item # BK2382-6354
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
Sorry, we were unable find any similar items available by this author.


WHITE SHERPAS: REACHING THE TOP WITH THE AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL EVEREST EXPEDITION Patrick Cullinan 2013 1st edition New hardcover with Dust Jacket
By: Cullinan, Patrick
Price $39.95
- Item # BK4166-471
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FEARLESS ON EVEREST: QUEST FOR SANDY IRVINE 2000 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED BY Julie Summers
By: Summers, Julie
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $30.95 (31%)
- Item # BK1510A-443
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
I CHOSE TO CLIMB 1977 6th UK prtg Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Chris Bonington
By: Bonington, Chris
Price $49.00
- Item # OP436D-866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LAST HERO: BILL TILMAN: A BIOGRAPHY OF THE EXPLORER Tim Madge 1995 1st ed Hardcover DJ New Multiple Copies Available
By: Madge, Tim
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $22.96 (92%)
- Item # BK928-48025
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN WORLD 1955 Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research
Price $75.00
- Item # MW1955-2532
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NUPTSE FIRST ASCENT EXPEDITION POSTCARD 1961 SIGNED BY THE WHOLE TEAM
By: Nuptse First Ascent Postcard,
Price $95.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $55.00 (37%)
- Item # OP4178-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST CHOMOLUNGMA ROUTE POSTER
By: MOUNT EVEREST ROUTE POSTER
Price $24.95
- Item # PS0035-480
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: 50 YEARS ON TOP OF THE WORLD George Band 2003 1st ed New SIGNED by Ed Hillary
By: Band, George
Price $69.00 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $81.00 (54%)
- Item # BK1224D-308
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LAST CLIMB: THE LEGENDARY EVEREST EXPEDITIONS OF GEORGE MALLORY Salkeld and Breashears 1999 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available Signed by Audrey Salkeld
By: Salkeld, Audrey and David Breashears
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $20.01 (40%)
- Item # BK635C-7322
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST A MOUNTAINEERING HISTORY Walt Unsworth 1981 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Unsworth, Walt
Price $24.99 ~ Regular $60.00, You Save $35.01 (58%)
- Item # BK1833H-4922
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart