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Auction archive: Lot number 107

Ɵ EVANS, Charles. Three Works: SIGNED, and a related SIGNED vol. 1956. (3)

Estimate
£300 - £500
ca. US$404 - US$673
Price realised:
£200
ca. US$269
Auction archive: Lot number 107

Ɵ EVANS, Charles. Three Works: SIGNED, and a related SIGNED vol. 1956. (3)

Estimate
£300 - £500
ca. US$404 - US$673
Price realised:
£200
ca. US$269
Beschreibung:

Ɵ EVANS, Charles. (1918 - 1995). Three Works: two first editions SIGNED by the author, and a related SIGNED volume. 1956. comprises: On Climbing. SIGNED. Museum Press Limited, London, 1956. first edition, 8vo., (237 x 165mm), publisher's blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, dustwrapper clipped, half-title, SIGNED by the author to title page, 32 plates, numerous in-text drawings, 6 maps, 191pp: Kangchenjunga The Untrodden Peak. SIGNED. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956. first edition, 8vo., (230 x 155mm), publisher's black, gilt cloth, gilt lettering to spine, dustwrapper unclipped, design by the author, half-title, SIGNED by Charles Evans (leader of the expedition) to title page, and further SIGNED to the dedication page by six members of the 1955 British Kangchenjunga Expedition, including Norman Hardie, George Band, John Jackson Joe Brown Tony Streathers and John Clegg, 5 colour and 32 monochrome plates, 5 diagrams, 2 maps, 187pp: together with The Geographical Journal, Kangchenjunga Climbed, A Lecture delivered by Charles Evans and George Band. SIGNED. The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), March, 1956. Vol. CXXII, Part 1, black card wrappers, white titled label to front, SIGNED to the first page by George Band and further SIGNED to the last page by five members of the 1955 British Expedition including Norman Hardie, Tony Streather, John Jackson Joe Brown, and John Clegg, b/w.photo. illustrated, 18pp: Sir Robert Charles Evans was a British mountaineer and surgeon. The 1955 British Kangchenjunga expedition succeeded in climbing the 8,586m Kangchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, for the first time. George Band and Joe Brown reached the summit on 25 May 1955, and were followed the next day by Norman Hardie and Tony Streather. The expedition was led by Charles Evans who had been deputy leader on the 1953 British Mount Everest expedition. (3)

Auction archive: Lot number 107
Auction:
Datum:
1 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

Ɵ EVANS, Charles. (1918 - 1995). Three Works: two first editions SIGNED by the author, and a related SIGNED volume. 1956. comprises: On Climbing. SIGNED. Museum Press Limited, London, 1956. first edition, 8vo., (237 x 165mm), publisher's blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, dustwrapper clipped, half-title, SIGNED by the author to title page, 32 plates, numerous in-text drawings, 6 maps, 191pp: Kangchenjunga The Untrodden Peak. SIGNED. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956. first edition, 8vo., (230 x 155mm), publisher's black, gilt cloth, gilt lettering to spine, dustwrapper unclipped, design by the author, half-title, SIGNED by Charles Evans (leader of the expedition) to title page, and further SIGNED to the dedication page by six members of the 1955 British Kangchenjunga Expedition, including Norman Hardie, George Band, John Jackson Joe Brown Tony Streathers and John Clegg, 5 colour and 32 monochrome plates, 5 diagrams, 2 maps, 187pp: together with The Geographical Journal, Kangchenjunga Climbed, A Lecture delivered by Charles Evans and George Band. SIGNED. The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), March, 1956. Vol. CXXII, Part 1, black card wrappers, white titled label to front, SIGNED to the first page by George Band and further SIGNED to the last page by five members of the 1955 British Expedition including Norman Hardie, Tony Streather, John Jackson Joe Brown, and John Clegg, b/w.photo. illustrated, 18pp: Sir Robert Charles Evans was a British mountaineer and surgeon. The 1955 British Kangchenjunga expedition succeeded in climbing the 8,586m Kangchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, for the first time. George Band and Joe Brown reached the summit on 25 May 1955, and were followed the next day by Norman Hardie and Tony Streather. The expedition was led by Charles Evans who had been deputy leader on the 1953 British Mount Everest expedition. (3)

Auction archive: Lot number 107
Auction:
Datum:
1 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
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