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Eric Shipton

Steele, Peter

Eric Shipton

Everest and beyond

by Steele, Peter

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shipton, Eric Earle, -- 1907-,
  • Mountaineering.,
  • Mountaineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-277) and index.

    StatementPeter Steele.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.S45 S84 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21622277M
    ISBN 100094783004
    OCLC/WorldCa39136046

    Eric Shipton, Self: Kamet Conquered. Eric Shipton was born on August 1, in Hatton, Ceylon as Eric Earle Shipton. He died on March 28, in Wiltshire, maisondesvautours.com: Eric Shipton. First Edition Thus. pages. Pictorial paper cover. Contains black and white photographs. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, moderate tanning an. Original Illustrated Book Prospectus Notes: This is an Original Prospectus Piece for the First Edition of 'Nanda Devi,' by Eric Shipton, Published by Hodder and stoughton, in London, Condition: Double leaf, double sided. With sketch illustrations, a brief description, forward b Hugh Ruttledge, table of contents and a list of illustrations and an order maisondesvautours.com Rating: % positive.


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