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Everest: Summit of Achievement

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By: Stephen Venables

252 pages, 400 col and b/w photos

Bloomsbury Publishing

Hardback | Apr 2003 | #140162 | ISBN: 0747562237
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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first successful ascent of the world's highest mountain, this sumptous volume chronicles the history of Everest exploration from the early years of the 20th century to the present.

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Stephen Venables is one of the best-known mountaineers of his generation and the author of EVEREST - ALONE AT THE SUMMIT. Joanna Wright is Curator of Photography at the Royal Geographical Society Picture Library in London. John Keay is the author of THE GREAT ARC: THE DRAMATIC TALE OF HOW INDIA WAS NAMED. Ed Douglas is the editor of the ALPINE JOURNAL. Tashi Tenzing is grandson of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and with his wife, Judy, is the author of TENZING NORGAY AND THE SHERPAS OF EVEREST.

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