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Messner, Reinhold:

Published by München ; Zürich : Piper, (2001)

ISBN 10: 3492233007 ISBN 13: 9783492233002

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Item Description: München ; Zürich : Piper, 2001. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Gut. Ungekürzte Taschenbuchausg.. 221 S. : Ill., Kt. ; 19 cm Buch in gutem Zustand k6510 ISBN 3492233007 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 189. Bookseller Inventory # 2075662

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The Mystery of Mallory & Irvine (Revised: Holzel, Tom; Salkeld,

Holzel, Tom; Salkeld, Audrey

Published by Pimlico (1996)

ISBN 10: 0712674144 ISBN 13: 9780712674140

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Item Description: Pimlico, 1996. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Printing. First paperback printing. Pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. 326 pp. Several pages of photographs. "George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 – 8/9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s. During British Mount Everest Expedition 1924, the third British attempt on the world's highest mountain, Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew Irvine both disappeared somewhere high on the North-East ridge during their attempt to make the first ascent or descent of the world's highest mountain. The pair's last known sighting was only a few hundred metres from the summit. Mallory's ultimate fate was unknown for 75 years, until his body was finally discovered in 1999 by an expedition that had set out to search for the climbers' remains. Whether or not they reached the summit before they died remains a subject of speculation and continuing research.Andrew "Sandy" Comyn Irvine (born 8 April 1902; died 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in British Mount Everest Expedition 1924, the third British Expedition to the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. While attempting the first ascent of Mount Everest, he and his climbing partner George Mallory disappeared somewhere high on the mountain's northeast ridge. The pair's last known sighting was only a few hundred metres from the summit.". Bookseller Inventory # 1534205

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Anker, Conrad & Roberts, David

Published by Simon & Schuster (1999)

ISBN 10: 0684871513 ISBN 13: 9780684871516

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Item Description: Simon & Schuster, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Type: Ex-Library Simon & Schuster Hardcover and Dust-jacket. Ex-library with usual marks. Brown and white binding with silver lettering on spine, looks like no edge-wear. Dust-jacket taped to boards, as usual, in actual very good condition. Silver lettering on front panel with silver spine and black lettering. Internals - other than library marks clean and unmarked, illusrations and black and white photograph of Everest. The May 1, 1999 discovery of Mallory's body at 27,000 feet on Everest's north face leads Conrad Anker's reflection on just what happened during the climb of 1924 that led to Mallory's death. With the primitive equipment of 1924 it was a wonder he had reached the point where his body was found. A terrific how-done-it. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999 First Edition First Printing. 5.75" x 8.75" tall; 191 pages with Index. Bookseller Inventory # 50602

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Breashears, David F.; Salkeld, Audrey

Published by National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. (1999)

ISBN 10: 0792275381 ISBN 13: 9780792275381

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Item Description: National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus. First Edition. 9" x 10", 240 pgs. Light rubs and a couple of small closed tears to dj. Beautiful illustrated account in both modern and original photos of the George Mallory attempted climb of Mount Everest in 1924. Great mountaineering book. Bookseller Inventory # 28798

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Verschollen am Mount Everest : dem Geheimnis: Anker, Conrad und

Anker, Conrad und David Roberts:

Published by München ; Zürich : Diana-Verl.; [München] : [Heyne], (2000)

ISBN 10: 3453177118 ISBN 13: 9783453177116

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Item Description: München ; Zürich : Diana-Verl.; [München] : [Heyne], 2000. kart. 254 S. : Illustrationen , Karten ; 19 cm Buch in guter Erhaltung, Einband sauber und unbestoßen, Seiten sauber, ohne einträge, papierbedingt gering gedunkelt, Sehr interessant. In der Hinsicht, das hier ein anderer Teilnehmer der "Everest 1999 - The Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition" die Expedition aus seiner Sicht beschreibt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 300. Bookseller Inventory # 123385

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Messner, Reinhold

Published by München/ BLV Verlagsgesellschaft (2000)

ISBN 10: 3405158400 ISBN 13: 9783405158408

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Item Description: München/ BLV Verlagsgesellschaft, 2000. Pappband. 13 x 22 cm. 221 S. fester Pappband. Buchdeckel und Buchrücken in sehr gutem Zustand; Schöner, gleichmäßiger Einband; sehr guter Zustand; aus dem Inhalt: Bei der britischen Mount Everest-Expedition 1924 wurden George Leigh Mallory und sein Kletterpartner Andrew Irivine bei einer Höhe von 8600 m zum letztenmal gesehen - sie sind nicht mehr zurückgekehrt, und es ist bis heute nicht zuverlässig geklärt, ob sie nicht doch den Gipfel des Mount Everest erreicht haben, also die Erstbesteiger sind. 1999 wurde Mallorys Leiche am Everest gefunden. 411 Gramm. Buch. Bookseller Inventory # 30164

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Anker, Conrad und David Roberts:

Published by München : Heyne, (1999)

ISBN 10: 3453165381 ISBN 13: 9783453165380

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Item Description: München : Heyne, 1999. OPp., gebundene Ausgabe, SU. Book Condition: Gut. 279 S., Ill. SU. etwas berieben/ geknickt, ansonsten gut erhalten. ISBN: 3453165381 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 501. Bookseller Inventory # 79373

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Anker, Conrad und David Roberts:

Published by München : Diana, (2000)

ISBN 10: 3453177118 ISBN 13: 9783453177116

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Item Description: München : Diana, 2000. kart., broschiert. Book Condition: Gut. 254 S., Ill. Einbd. leicht berieben, Name auf Vorsatz, Rücken etwas rund/ Leseknick, Seiten altersbedingt leicht gebräunt, ansonsten gut erhalten. ISBN: 3453177118 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 320. Bookseller Inventory # 86656

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Messner, Reinhold:

Published by München : BLV, (1999)

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Item Description: München : BLV, 1999. gebundene Ausgabe. 221 S. gutes Exemplar L022 3405158400 *.* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 510. Bookseller Inventory # 154535

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Messner, Reinhold:

Published by München : BLV, (2000)

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Item Description: München : BLV, 2000. gebundene Ausgabe. 221 S. gutes Exemplar L020 3405158400 *.* Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 510. Bookseller Inventory # 152783

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David Breashears & Audrey Salkeld

Published by National Geographic Society (1999)

ISBN 10: 0792275381 ISBN 13: 9780792275381

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Item Description: National Geographic Society, 1999. Hardback in Dust Wrapper. PRICE SHOWN INCLUDES 40% DISCOUNT FOR MAY. Please note that at 1.2Kg. this book will require additional postage outside of the UK. | Dust Wrapper over Black Spine Strip with Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 10¼" x 8¾". 239pp. Index. | First Edition (First Printing).Introduction by John Mallory. [Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white with fold-outs to the start. From the cover: "Because it's there.George Leigh Mallory's reported explanation of why he wanted to conquer Mount Everest is the most succinct - and maybe the most famous - remark in the history of mountaineering. And when he vanished into the clouds on June 8, I924 near the summit of the highest peak on Earth, he became a legendary figure - and the leading actor in one of the most compelling mysteri.] For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the bucolic paradise of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good - in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper which is also slightly tanned at the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 168520

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Breashears, David

Published by Washington : National Geographic Society (1999)

ISBN 10: 0792275381 ISBN 13: 9780792275381

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Item Description: Washington : National Geographic Society, 1999. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.; 239 pages; Description: 239 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. Includes index. Subjects: Leigh-Mallory, George Herbert (1886-1924) --Mount Everest Expedition (1924) --Mountaineers --Great Britain --Biography. Summary: George Leigh Mallory's reported explanation of why he wanted to conquer Mount Everest is the most succinct -- and maybe the most famous -- remark in the history of mountaineering. And when he vanished into the clouds on June 8, 1924, near the summit of the highest peak on Earth, he became a legendary figure -- and the leading actor in one of the most compelling mysteries in the annals of 20th-century exploration. Did Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew Irvine, reach their exalted goal before they died? When a research expedition found Mallory's body in May 1999, new clues emerged to help in determining whether they did in fact succeed, 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first documented ascent. Last Climb is the spellbinding tale of what is known of Mallory's final attempt on Everest, but it's much more as well: an account of his two earlier expeditions to the Himalayan giant and a fascinating, evocative, superbly illustrated portrait of a daring era, when gentleman mountaineers climbed in leather boots and tweeds. Everest veteran and renowned filmmaker, David Breashears, and Audrey Salkeld, one of mountaineering's preeminent historians, make expert guides to this riveting story, highlighted by spectacular vintage photographs taken by Mallory and members of the British Mount Everest expeditions of the 1920s, as well as others culled from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society. In addition, the book boasts breathtaking, full-color photography of the high Himalaya, along with dramatic shots from the 1999 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition. A book in the finest tradition of National Geographic, Last Climb is at once a thrilling narrative of challenge and courage; a treasury of rare historical images; and an unforgettable panorama of a forbidden, almost medieval world, the forbidding mountain at its heart, and the indomitable men who were willing to pay with their lives to master it -- and win immortality in return. 239 pp. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: LIB; ISBN: 0792275381. ISBN/EAN: 9780792275381. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 154957. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 154957

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The Godalming 400: Coombs, David (Compiler)

Coombs, David (Compiler)

Published by The Godalming Trust, Godalming (1981)

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Item Description: The Godalming Trust, Godalming, 1981. Illustrated Coloured Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. 37p ill. Interesting review of the Surrey town of Godalming, first produced in 1974 to commemerate the 400th anniversary of the town's Royal Charter. Laid out similarly to the early shell guides. Godalming's name, Charter, Old Town Hall, Parish Church, Industries, stone quarrying, timber; some buildings and places and local personalities includuing Gertrude Jekyll, Mary Tofts - who gave birth to Rabbits in 1726 (or did she?), George Leigh-Mallory, Wilfred Noyce, John George Phillips (wireless operator on the Titanic) and etc. Book VG without marks or signatures. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004164

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Clark, Ronald

Published by Hamish Hamilton, London (1956)

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Item Description: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1956. hard cover with dustjacket. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st edition. Short biographies of Edward Whymper, A.F. Mummery, Collie, J. Norman, Leigh-Mallory, George, Young, Geoffrey Winthrop and Sir John Hunt. Black and white illustrations. 203 pages VG/G. Soiling and shelf and edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket with several tears, overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 9336

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Firstbrook, Peter:

Published by Nürnberg : BSV, (1999)

ISBN 10: 3933731208 ISBN 13: 9783933731203

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Item Description: Nürnberg : BSV, 1999. 1. Aufl.. 349 S. : Ill., Kt. , 22 cm Lost on Everest, Literaturverz. S. 347 - 349.Exemplar in gutem, überdurchschnittlichem Erhaltungszustand. Nur leichte Gebrauchsspuren / Schadstellen, Besitzereintrag auf der Innenseite; = 2-3 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 750 gebundene Ausgabe mit gut erhaltenem Original-Schutzumschlag. Bookseller Inventory # 20152

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Breashears, David

Published by Washington : National Geographic Society (1999)

ISBN 10: 0792275381 ISBN 13: 9780792275381

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Item Description: Washington : National Geographic Society, 1999. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.; 239 pages; Description: 239 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. Includes index. Subjects: Leigh-Mallory, George Herbert (1886-1924) --Mount Everest Expedition (1924) --Mountaineers --Great Britain --Biography. Summary: George Leigh Mallory's reported explanation of why he wanted to conquer Mount Everest is the most succinct -- and maybe the most famous -- remark in the history of mountaineering. And when he vanished into the clouds on June 8, 1924, near the summit of the highest peak on Earth, he became a legendary figure -- and the leading actor in one of the most compelling mysteries in the annals of 20th-century exploration. Did Mallory and his climbing partner Andrew Irvine, reach their exalted goal before they died? When a research expedition found Mallory's body in May 1999, new clues emerged to help in determining whether they did in fact succeed, 29 years before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first documented ascent. Last Climb is the spellbinding tale of what is known of Mallory's final attempt on Everest, but it's much more as well: an account of his two earlier expeditions to the Himalayan giant and a fascinating, evocative, superbly illustrated portrait of a daring era, when gentleman mountaineers climbed in leather boots and tweeds. Everest veteran and renowned filmmaker, David Breashears, and Audrey Salkeld, one of mountaineering's preeminent historians, make expert guides to this riveting story, highlighted by spectacular vintage photographs taken by Mallory and members of the British Mount Everest expeditions of the 1920s, as well as others culled from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society. In addition, the book boasts breathtaking, full-color photography of the high Himalaya, along with dramatic shots from the 1999 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition. A book in the finest tradition of National Geographic, Last Climb is at once a thrilling narrative of challenge and courage; a treasury of rare historical images; and an unforgettable panorama of a forbidden, almost medieval world, the forbidding mountain at its heart, and the indomitable men who were willing to pay with their lives to master it -- and win immortality in return. 239 pp. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: LIB; ISBN: 0792275381. ISBN/EAN: 9780792275381. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 154957. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 154957

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Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn

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ISBN 10: 5509432233 ISBN 13: 9785509432231

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Item Description: Book on Demand, Miami, 2015. Perfect binding. Book Condition: NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: NEW. 5.8" x 8.3". In English language. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! George Herbert Leigh Mallory (18 June 1886 - 8 or 9 June 1924) was an English mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s. Dannoe izdanie predstavlyaet soboj kompilyatsiyu svedenij, nahodyaschihsya v svobodnom dostupe v srede Internet v tselom, i v informatsionnom setevom resurse "Vikipediya" v chastnosti. Sobrannaya po chastotnym zaprosam ukazannoj tematiki, dannaya kompilyatsiya postroena po printsipu podbora blizkih informatsionnyh ssylok, ne imeet samostoyatelnogo syuzheta, ne soderzhit nikakih analiticheskih materialov, vyvodov, otsenok moralnogo, eticheskogo, politicheskogo, religioznogo i mirovozzrencheskogo haraktera v otnoshenii glavnoj tematiki, predstavlyaya soboj isklyuchitelno faktologicheskij material. This item is printed on demand. This is a printed copy of digital content available at Wikipedia. SOFT COVER. Bookseller Inventory # 3627358

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People In High Places. Approaches To Tibet.: Salkeld, Audrey

Salkeld, Audrey

Published by Jonathan Cape, London (1991)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, London, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. FIRST PRINTING of FIRST UK Edition. Original black hardcover with gilt lettering spine. FINE condition in flawless dust jacket. No previous owner marks or writing on any pages. Book measures 239mm tall x 152mm, and has 256 pages, 2 b/w & 55 colour photos, 2 maps. Readable account of author's trip crossing through Tibet to N Side Everest as part of expedition investigating the Mallory-Irvine mystery of 1924. Team included David Breashears, Al Read, & Tom Holzel. Second half of the book describes a subsequent trip into Mustang area when it was just becoming newly open to foreigners & vivid description of the ancient culture & habits. This trek passed near the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri groups. Bookseller Inventory # 000764

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David Pye, George Leigh Mallory

ISBN 10: 9745240109 ISBN 13: 9789745240100

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Item Description: Hardback. Book Condition: New. This was the first of several biographies of the famous Everest pioneer and arguably the first to conquer the mountain, whose perfectly preserved body was dramatically recovered in 1999. Most importantly, it is the only biography written by a contemporary, fellow mountaineer and close friend. This first of several biographies of the Everest pioneer, George Mallory, whose body was dramatically recovered on the mountain 1999, is the only one to be written by a contemporary fellow mountaineer, and close personal friend. Long regarded as containing some of the finest. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9789745240100_rkm

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Breashears, David and Audrey Salkeld (with a foreword by John Mallory)

Published by National Geographic, Washington D. C. (1999)

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Item Description: National Geographic, Washington D. C., 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "George Leigh Mallory's reported explanation of why he wanted to conquer Mount Everest is the most succinct - and maybe the most famous - remark in the history of mountaineering. And when he vanished into the clouds on June 8, 1924, near the summit of the hightes peak on Earth, he became a legendary figure - and the leading actor in one of the most compelling mysteries in the annals of 20th century exploration.". Bookseller Inventory # 29256

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Mountains of the Middle Kingdom: Exploring the: Rowell, Galen.

Rowell, Galen.

Published by Sierra Club Books, San Francisco (1983)

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Item Description: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1983. 1st Edition, so stated. Hardbound oblong format: about 10.5 inches tall by 12.25 inches wide 191 pages. Bibliography, index. Wine colored endpapers. Description: Well illustrated with black and white and color photographs by Galen Rowell. From the jacket blurb: ''Galen's text recreates the journeys of past explorers -- from Marco Polo to George Leigh Mallory, Eric Shipton, Heinrich Harrer, and Terris Moore -- in six major mountain regions from Tian Shan to Inner Tibet. Each of these chapters is paired with another chronicling the author's own experiences in the same region, thus offering a perspective on the great changes that have occurred since the establishment of the Peoples Republic. Rowell's research brings to light countless little-known details about the natural history, culture, and politics of these regions. Most memorable are his portraits of the fiercely independent mountain tribes -- the Kirghiz, Uygurs, Goloks, and others -- who have struggled to retain their cultural identifies under the dominion of Peking often through bloody rebellions never reported in the Western press.'' BINDING/CONDITION: dark blue cloth with gilt; the top spine is bumped, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. ISBN: 0-87156-339-8. Bookseller Inventory # 061671

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Mallorys Geheimnis : was geschah am Mount: Breashears, David und

Breashears, David und Audrey Salkeld:

Published by München : Steiger, (2000)

ISBN 10: 3896522205 ISBN 13: 9783896522207

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Item Description: München : Steiger, 2000. 240 S. : zahlr. Illustrationen ; 26 cm Buch incl. SU in sehr guter Erhaltung, Einband sauber und unbestoßen, Seiten hell und sauber, ohne Einträge, im Fußschnitt als Mängelexemplar gestempelt, Dies ist einer der schönsten und vielleicht auch lesenswertesten Bände, die nach dem Auffinden des seit über 75 Jahren verschollenen britischen Bergsteigers George Mallory im Mai 1999 zuhauf erschienen sind. Die Autoren weisen auf die vielerlei Möglichkeiten hin, wie er und sein Kletterpartner Sandy Irvine die letzten Stunden am Gipfel des Mount Everest verbracht haben, ohne dabei ausser acht zu lassen, dass durchaus ein Gipfelsturm möglich gewesen sein könnte. Aus heutiger Sicht mit damaligen Mitteln als unmöglich verschrien (mangelnde Kenntnis über den Berg und Sauerstoffverbrauch, leckgeschlagene Gerätschaften, unzureichende Kleidung etc.), wird doch deutlich, welchen Mut und geradezu Tollkühnheit die kleine Gruppe britischer Bergsteiger besaß, um ein derartiges Unternehmen zu organisieren und durchzuführen. Der Leser verschafft sich einen genaueren Überblick über damaliges Equipment, die Strapazen, die die Reise an den Everest mit sich brachte, den ungemeinen Idealismus, mit dem man hoffte, den Berg zu bezwingen. Auch der menschliche Aspekt kommt nicht zu kurz. So erfährt man in kurzweiligem Stil auch etwas über die beiden Protagonisten, George Leigh Mallory und Andrew Irvine; ihr Leben vor dem Berg (was besonders im Falle Irvines leider tragisch kurz war) und ihre Beweggründe, die durchaus nachvollziehbar sind. Zu einem Genuß macht dieses Buch seine wundervollen, teilweise kaum bekannten Photographien von der 1924er Expedition ins tibetische Hochland. Empfohlen seien jedem Interessierten die Biographien von Peter Gilmann (George Mallory) und Julie Summers (Sandy Irvine), die sich genauso spannend lesen wie die Expeditionsberichte! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1211 OPappeinband, mit Silberprägung, SU, Mängelexemplar. Bookseller Inventory # 123386

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Pacukiewicz Marek

Published by Universitas TAiWPN, Krakow (2012)

ISBN 10: 8324217886 ISBN 13: 9788324217885

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Item Description: Universitas TAiWPN, Krakow, 2012. Paperback. (150X234). polski/Polish; Pages/stron: 290; Categories: Literatura gorska; Opis: „Bo jest" – slynna odpowiedz George’a Leigh Mallory’ego na pytanie, dlaczego chce zdobyc Mount Everest – eksponuje doswiadczenie ontologiczne jako fundament alpinizmu. Wspinaczka wysokogorska nie jest wiec prostym wyjsciem ze swiata kultury w swiat natury, to raczej doswiadczenie istnienia granic pomiedzy nimi. Alpinista porusza sie wlasnie po tej „grani". Przedmiotem niniejszej ksiazki jest proba dookreslenia kulturowego modelu transgresji w dyskursie alpinizmu: w jaki sposob fundamentalna ontologia doswiadczenia liminalnego ksztaltuje model swiata alpinistow oraz jakiego wzorca osobowosci im dostarcza. Na material badawczy wykorzystany w ksiazce skladaja sie wypowiedzi alpinistow pozyskane w trakcie antropologicznych kwestionariuszowych badan terenowych oraz narracje zaczerpniete z literatury alpinistycznej. Poprzez ich pryzmat lakoniczne „Bo jest" doswiadczenia alpinistycznego przedstawia sie w pelni swej zlozonosci jako kontekstualne zjawisko kulturowe. Bookseller Inventory # mZAU7R

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Firstbrook, Peter

Published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto (1999)

ISBN 10: 0771031297 ISBN 13: 9780771031298

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Item Description: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. 224 pp, index, b/w photos, maps. Dj has edgewear. Light stain front free endpaper - o/w unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 035904

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Nash (Jay Robert)

Published by Simon & Schuster (New York) (1978)

ISBN 10: 0671240056 ISBN 13: 9780671240059

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Item Description: Simon & Schuster (New York), 1978. Hardcover / Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First edition. Hardback. The endless mystery of Amelia Earhart's last flight. The mysterious disappearance of Judge Joseph Force Crater. The vanishing acts of Agatha Christie, Sherwood Anderson and Aimee Semple McPherson. The lost adventurers - Colonel Percy Fawcett, Richard Halliburton, and George Leigh-Mallory. These famous faces and hundreds more make up this fascinating and fact-filled book, the most comprehensive book, (at the time), ever on the subject of missing persons. Along with the cases that made national and worldwide headlines, there are the exotic stories of infamous or until now obscure missing persons which read like captivating mystery, adventure, and sometimes science fiction tales. There is the case of New York heiress Dorothy Arnold, who vanished forever while crossing Fifth Avenue during a day of shopping. And David Lang, who according to 5 eyewitnesses, evaporated into thin air on a Tennessee country road in 1880. Then there was Arthur Orton, who insisted until his last breath that he was Roger Charles Tichborne, the scion of one of England's oldest families, whose vast holdings brought him a million dollars a year until he mysteriously disappeared with the ship Bella in 1854. The stories of those who returned from the world of the missing are often the most bizarre. The book contains all the elements of high human drama: love, vengeance, avarice, adventure, mystery, violence, sex, and murder. Illus., A Chronology of Missing Persons, Bibliog. and Index. 445pp. lge 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Vg+ in frayed and chipped G++ dw. A heavy book which will require additional postage. Bookseller Inventory # 15387

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Anker, Conrad; Roberts, David

Published by VBZ (2013)

ISBN 10: 9533045507 ISBN 13: 9789533045504

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Item Description: VBZ, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Serbian language, latinica, 23, Putopisi Himalaji Planinarenje, Uzbudljiva knjiga o prvom pokusaju uspona na Krov sveta. Osmog lipnja 1924. George Leigh Mallory i Andrew Irvine nestali su nedaleko od vrha Mount Everesta. Do danas je ostalo otvoreno pitanje jesu li oni tada, 29 godina prije Edmunda Hillaryja i Tenzinga Norgaya, dosegnuli vrh svijeta. Godine 1999. penjac Conrad Anker otkrio je Malloryjevo tijelo na Everestu cime je napravljen veliki korak u rasvjetljavanju jedne od najvecih tajni u povijesti pustolovina i istrazivanja. U Izgubljenom istrazivacu Anker i poUzbudljiva knjiga o prvom pokusaju uspona na Krov sveta. Osmog lipnja 1924. George Leigh Mallory i Andrew Irvine nestali su nedaleko od vrha Mount Everesta. Do danas je ostalo otvoreno pitanje jesu li oni tada, 29 godina prije Edmunda Hillaryja i Tenzinga Norgaya, dosegnuli vrh svijeta. Godine 1999. penjac Conrad Anker otkrio je Malloryjevo tijelo na Everestu cime je napravljen veliki korak u rasvjetljavanju jedne od najvecih tajni u povijesti pustolovina i istrazivanja. U Izgubljenom istrazivacu Anker i. Bookseller Inventory # 140701

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Howard-Bury, Charles and Mallory, George Leigh

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London (1991)

ISBN 10: 0340556021 ISBN 13: 9780340556023

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1991. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 9.5 x 6.25 inches. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, crease to one lower page corner, very minor bump to top of spine and no bumping to corners. No dust jacket. 254pp. The story of the first expedition to climb the slopes of Everest which started the lengthy process towards eventual success thrity-two years later. Following the death of one member of the party and the retirement through illness of another, the bulk of the work of testing the mountain's defences was left to two men, George Mallory and Guy Bullock. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Every one of our books is in stock in the UK ready for immediate delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 005732

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Jochen Hemmleb / Larry A. Johnson / Eric R. Simonson

Published by Mountaineers, Inglaterra (1999)

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Item Description: Mountaineers, Inglaterra, 1999. Cartone. Book Condition: Usado. 1ª Edición. 23 x 25 x 2. En buen estado con pocas señales de uso Depósito legal: GHOSTS OF EVEREST unravels one of the most puzzling and compelling adventure mysteries of all time. On June 6, 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew Comyn Irvine were only a few hundred feet short of becoming the first men to reach the highest spot on earth when they simply walked into the mist, never to be seen again. Did they reach the summit of Mount Everest - nearly three decades before Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay? This is the meticulous report of both the 1924 British Expedition and the 1999 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition which found George Mallory's body and answers to the questions that have plagued historians and mountaineers alike: Did they make it? And, if they did, what happened to them? 207 Págs. 1100 gramos. Ingles. ISBN13: 9780898866995. Bookseller Inventory # IB0525DQ

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Hemmleb, Jochen, Larry A. Johnson und Eric R. Nothdurft William E. (Bearb.) Simonson:

Published by Hamburg : Hoffmann und Campe, (1999)

ISBN 10: 3455112730 ISBN 13: 9783455112733

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Item Description: Hamburg : Hoffmann und Campe, 1999. 2. Auflage. 213 Seiten. Mit zahlreichen farbigen Abbildungen ; 21 cm Originalpappband mit Original-Schutzumschlag. Nur der Umschlag mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, SEHR gutes Exemplar der deutschen ERSTAUSGABE. Sprache: Deutsch. Gewicht in Gramm: 1004. Bookseller Inventory # 156499

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Pye, David

Published by Orchid Press (2002)

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Item Description: Orchid Press, 2002. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Thus. A Near Fine copy, name and date to front free end paper in a Fine Dust Wrapper. The First Thus of this key work on Mallory. Bookseller Inventory # 007359

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