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AMERICANS ON EVEREST : The Official Account of the Ascent Led By Norman G. Dyhrenfurth

Ullman, James Ramsey; & Other Members of the Expedition

Editorial: J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA, 1964
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Stated First Edition. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Embossed blue linen boards/NF. DJ/Good; nips, chips to edges & small losses to upper/lower spine & lower corners. Dyed upper text edge; map to endpapers. Record of first American ascent of Mt. Everest, 1963. Led by Swiss born explorer, film-maker, and veteran mountaineer Norman G. Dyhrenfurth, whose father led international expeditions to Kangechejunga and Batoro in the 1930s. Sponsored by Nat'l Geographic Society, the expedition was scientific research in nature; the team was the most academically brilliant . 5 members with doctorates and 8 holding masters degrees. May 22nd, 1963. Luther G/ Jerstad and Barry Bishop reach the summit of the South East Ridge via South Col route, while Will Usoeld and Tom Hornbein of the West Ridge team conquered the West Ridge/Northface; the two teams rendevous and descend together. July 8th, the Expedition was received at the White House by President Kennedy and awarded the Nat'l Georgraphic Society's Hubbard Metal. An exciting chronicle by celebrated author on the subject of mountaineering and official historian for the expedition, James Ramsy Ullman (1907 - 1971) who was distinguished by being the oldest member of the team at the age of fifty-five. Illustrated with b/w photographs. N° de ref. de la librería 007892

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Título: AMERICANS ON EVEREST : The Official Account ...

Editorial: J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA

Año de publicación: 1964

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: First Edition, First Thus

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