THE ASCENT OF EVEREST. John Hunt.

THE ASCENT OF EVEREST.

Foreword by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Pp. xx+300, 56 plates (8 coloured, including the frontispiece), text illustrations and maps (a couple full page), appendices, glossary, index; demy 8vo; blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, edges of boards a trifle rubbed, fore-corners of lower board slightly bruised; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges lightly rubbed and split, with one longer (4 cm.) closed tear at head of backstrip tape repaired on reverse; inked signature on both upper endpapers (one dated 1955), bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, scattered light foxing; Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1953. Third impression. [Neate H135]. *The official account of the successful Everest expedition of 1953, with one chapter (The Summit), by Sir Edmund Hillary, and appendices by other members of the expedition. Item #160427

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