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Eye on Everest: A Sketch Book from the Great Everest Expedition

Author(s): Evans, Charles

Copyright: 1955, Dobson, London
Specifications: 1st, 8vo, pp.123, 119 bw sketches, blue cloth
Condition: dj covers pasted on free eps, AAC/Hall bookplate, vg-

Done as a book for children, this has many sketches by Evans detailing the climb. He was one of the first to reach the South Summit in 1953. This is one of eight books written by the first ascent team. Neate E26.

Hall, Henry S., Jr. (1895 – 1987) – AAC Councilor (1923-33, 47-49, 53-73), Secretary (1933-46), President (1950-52), Honorary Member (1962), and first Honorary President (1974-87). He was also a founder of the Harvard Mountaineering Club. He climbed in the Alps, New Zealand, Mexico, the Caucasus, Japan, Columbia, Alaska, British Columbia, and many parts of the US. He made a number of first ascents, and climbed such peaks as Waddington and Robson, and was a member of the team which made the first ascent of Logan. His significant financial support helped not only the Club but many expeditions maintain solvency. Hall was one of the most important members in the AAC’s history and the Club’s Library is named in his memory.

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