Sports and Outdoor Recreation:Mountaineering

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1 Dickinson, Matt Everest: Triumph and Tragedy on the World's Highest Peak
0060188065 / 9780060188061; NEW - Everest brings the mountain to life through removable historic maps and artifacts. From the evolution of the Himalayas millions of years ago to the wildlife that inhabits the region today, from the people who live in its shadow to the ones who dream of standing on its summit, this book conveys the triumphs and tragedies of Everest in a unique format that no other book can match. Read the diary of Maurice Wilson, who recorded his final words as he gradually descended into madness at 6, 400 meters and died on Everest's slopes. Chart a route on an early map of Everest, as surveyed by the first reconnaissance in 1921. Well illustrated, some in color. The book is still in the publishers plastic. Originally sold at $29.95. US. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Harper Resource
New York, New York, U. S. A., 2002, 
New with no dust jacket

Price: 8.74 USD
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