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Tales from the Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest with Pete Athans: Athans, Sandra K.
Athans, Sandra K. Tales from the Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest with Pete Athans
2013 US 1st, 4to, pp.64, 39 color & 2 bw photos, sketch, color map, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #26315 $31.95
Pete Athans, nicknamed Mr. Everest, has stood on top of the world seven times, encountering danger and excitement along the way - from avalanches to deadly snowstorms. Written by Pete’s sister, this children’s book provides an up-close look at the mountain and follows Pete from base camp to the sum[read more]

Daring to Dream: Sherpa Women Climbing K2: Klatzel, Frances
Klatzel, Frances Daring to Dream: Sherpa Women Climbing K2
2002 Nepal 1st, square 8vo, pp.66, 27 color illus, map, pictorial cloth; dj & cloth new #27702 $27.95
Klatzel tells the story of Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Maya Sherpa, and Dawa Yangzum Sherpa as they struggled with their own decisions on climbing K2, the mountainous obstacles overcome to raise the necessary funds, and the challenging journey and climb. More than an account of climbing, the book[read more]

Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest: Timmerman, Jason
signedTimmerman, Jason Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest
2014 US 1st, 8vo, pp.30, 15 illus, wraps; signed by author & illustrator, new #26776 $9.95
Mighty Jack is a smart, curious, and energetic four-year-old boy. He loves learning about amazing places and animals. Come join Jack and his friends Owen and Ethan as they decide to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Will they make it to the top? What dangers await them on the w[read more]

To the Top: The Story of Everest: Venables, Stephen
signedVenables, Stephen To the Top: The Story of Everest
2003 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.96, photo frontis, 40 color & 29 bw photos, maps/sketches, photo eps, pictorial cloth; signed Ed Webster, dj & cloth new #22981 $29.00
Although geared toward younger readers, Venables does a very nice job in presenting the Everest story. Starting with the Mallory and Irvine saga the book then turns to the final triumph of Hillary and Tenzing. The latter half of the book covers the Americans in 1963, Haston and Scott in 1975, Mess[read more]

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