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Foreword by Jan Morris, CBE

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest on 29th May, 1953, by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Ammonite Press, in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), presents a lavish photographic record of this historic event. Approximately 400 unique photographs, hand-picked by RGS-IBG's own Collections staff, along with descriptive captions, transport the reader from base camp to the snow-clad slopes and ridges of Mount Everest, and to the peak itself.

Pub Date: May 2013
ISBN-13: 9781781450444
Price: £40.00
Binding: HB
No. of Pages: 288
Photos: approx. 400
Dimensions: 310 x 260mm

  • Everest Sp1
  • Everest Sp3



Everest 1953 was an extraordinary exhibition of rare photographic images celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary becoming the first two men to reach the highest point on earth.

The exhibition ran from 23rd May – 9th June, 2013, but prints are still available to buy.

Browse the Exhibition Print Guide (left) to view the selection of prints available, sizes and prices.

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

To order prints, please contact Helen Johnston at the GMC Sales office on:
+44 (0)1273 488005 or email

Everest Poster Small
Everest Limited Edition Image Small

Pub Date: June 2013
ISBN-13: 9781781450482
Price £450
Binding: HB & print presented in a solander box
Photos: over 400
Dimensions: 345 x 285 x 56mm