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GREGORY, Alfred.

Alfred Gregory's Everest

with a foreword by Jan Morris.

Stock Code
107782
Constable, London1993
£100


This is the first edition of a pictorial account of the first ascent of Everest, issued to mark the 40th anniversary of the achievement. Alfred Gregory was the official stills photographer for the expedition and Jan Morris was the Times correspondent.

This copy contains the the Times celebratory colour supplement, commemorating the first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tensing on Friday May 29, 1953, just before the Coronation.

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Description

First edition. 4to ( 27.5 x 20 cm), 175pp, [9]. profusely illustrated with black and white illustrations after photographs, Times colour supplement celebrating the conquest inserted loose; publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in silver; publisher's pictorial dust-wrapper, worn along corners and edges; overall a very good copy.

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