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Two Generations

Hillary, Edmund and Peter

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ISBN 10: 0340354208 / ISBN 13: 9780340354209
Editorial: Hodder and Stoughton (1984), London, 1984
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Some fading to edges of spine and boards. Some knocks to tail edge of front board. Slight creasing and rubbing to head of dustjacket spine. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 223 pages + colour plates. Dark blue papered boards. Signed and inscribed on the front free endpaper in black ink by Hillary. "To Margaret Stewart, Ed Hillary." "Ed Hillary and his son Peter span three decades of high-altitude climbing and three decades of aid development in Nepal. From 1953 to 1984 the changes have been immense." - from dustjacket blurb. ; 8vo; Signed by Author. N° de ref. de la librería 5857

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Título: Two Generations

Editorial: Hodder and Stoughton (1984), London

Año de publicación: 1984

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good+

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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This is the only book by this most famous of all Everest father and son teams. Includes expeditions to Everest, Lhotse, Mt Aspiring, Ama Dablam, much more. Ed Hillary and his son Peter span five decades of high-altitude climbing and five decades of aid development in Nepal. From 1953 to 1984 the changes were immense. On the climbing scene the 8,000 meter peaks were climbed by harder and harder routes, and the siege tactics of the big battalions gave way to small oxygenless alpine-style ascents, as confidence and equipment have improved beyond all bounds. While Nepal itself, the once secret country, from which Ed Hillary climbed to fame on Everest in 1953, opened its doors to tourism and embraced the trekking boom. 'Two Generations' is a frank and engaging book, written with good humor and total honesty by a father and son who do not always see eye to eye, but share a zest for adventure which they communicate unstintingly.'

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