Written by Sherpa Tenzing's grandson Tashi and his wife Judy, this book uncovers one of the great untold stories of the world of mountaineering, celebrating the 50th anniversary (in 2003) of the historic ascent of Mount Everest.From the Publisher:
In 2003, the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa's historic ascent of Mount Everest, an event which became a defining moment in twentieth-century adventure and delivered fame and glory to the men who took part in Colonel John Hunt's expedition. All perhaps, except Tenzing, who, after a brief honeymoon period with the world's media and political leaders, returned to his humble home in the hill station of Darjeeling, India, and never properly received the credit and plaudits he so richly deserved. Written by Tenzing's mountaineer grandson Tashi, who himself has also conquered Everest, and his wife Judy, Tenzing and the Sherpas of Everest uncovers one of the greatuntold stories of the world of mountaineering, and pays long-overdue homage to the Sherpas, without whom the summit of Everest would have remained an impossible dream for climbers the world over.
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Descripción Robert Hale Ltd, UK, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1st Edition. Bl;ue hardback cover with white title on the spine. Full colour illustrated dust jacket. Book contains 211 pages with both black and white and colour illustrations in the text. Condition book firmly bound, no previous owner marks, slight age yellowing page edges ( very slight) Dust Jacket no chips ore tears, price corner clipped, otherwise very good. Packaged with care and sent off the same day where possible. Nº de ref. de la librería 010090
Descripción Robert Hale Ltd 2002, 2002. First edition. Hardback. Dust jacket. Hardback. Bump to the bottom corner and some wear/creasing to dust jacket. Content fine. Nº de ref. de la librería A96647
Descripción Robert Hale Ltd, London, United Kingdom, 2002. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. First U.K. Edition / First Printing. 211 pp. Illustrated with photo plates. Blue boards iwth white lettering on the spine. The photo illustrated dust jacket is wrapped in a Brodart archival jacket cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Nº de ref. de la librería 008735
Descripción Robert Hale Ltd, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: As New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. Judy and Tashi Tenzing, Hardcover: good condition slight rubbing from shelf wear not much, text block is clean. Jacket: good condition, slight wrinkle at the top of the book, hasn't been price clipped, please see photos. Nº de ref. de la librería 000032
Descripción Robert Hale, 2002. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. First Edition. Signed "Tashi Tenzing 02/10/02" to the half title page. A fine copy of a first edition, first impression hardback in a near fine, unclipped dustjacket. All books are swathed in biodegradable bubble wrap and posted in strong, custom made book boxes to ensure undamaged delivery. Signed by Author. Nº de ref. de la librería 004041
Descripción Hale, UK, 2002. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: As New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: As New. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. THIS IS THE 1ST ENGLISH EDITION IN VERY FINE CONDITION. THE BOOK HAS BEEN FLAT SIGNED TO THE TITLE PAGE BY TASHI TENZING. A STUNNING COPY. Signed by Author. Nº de ref. de la librería 000115
Descripción Robert Hale, 2002. No Binding. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. 1st Edition. Mint condition with a signed post card. The book signed on title page, over sized heavy book, additional postage may apply . Please see uploaded photos. For more information, please contact us. Signed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería 094477