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FROM EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE -- SIGNED By George Lowe FIRST USA Edition of BECAUSE IT IS THERE

FROM EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE -- SIGNED By George Lowe FIRST USA Edition of BECAUSE IT IS THERE

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FROM EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE -- SIGNED By George Lowe FIRST USA Edition of BECAUSE IT IS THERE

by Lowe, George

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1961. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. FIRST PRINTING of First Edition. SIGNED on the title page by the author, George Lowe. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering cover & spine, white globe decoration front. Book is in fine condition with clean covers, bright gilt, bright pages, no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, tight binding, no crease marks on pages. Original dust jacket is present with some rubbing at corners and folds, crease mark along middle of spine, clipped front flap corner. Book measures 216mm tall x 139mm, and has 216 pages, 35 photos, 6 maps & plans. This is the first printing of the USA edition of the UK title, Because It Is There. Member & photographer on first ascent of Everest & Fuch's successful trans-Antarctic expedition. Account of these trips. Lowe led the carry to the highest camp (27900') on Everest and probably would have reached the summit if he had been given the chance. PHOTOS ARE OF ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED..

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Bookseller
JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
000703
Title
FROM EVEREST TO THE SOUTH POLE -- SIGNED By George Lowe FIRST USA Edition of BECAUSE IT IS THERE
Author
Lowe, George
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
St. Martin's Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1961
Keywords
Mountaineering, Mountain Climbing, Bergsteigen, Alpinismus, Alpinism, Alpinismo, Alpinisme, Mt Everest, Himalayas, Himalaya, Chomolungma, Sagarmatha, South Pole, Antarctic, Antarctica, Exploration, Nepal
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SIGNED Mountain; Everest; Signed Polar;

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Tight
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Jacket
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Cloth
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Title Page
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Fine
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Gilt
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Spine
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First Edition
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Rubbing
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