40th Anniversary limited signed edition (1993)

Hunt, John.

The Ascent of Everest.

Published: London, Sydney, Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton

Date: 1993

40th Anniversary limited edition. 8vo. pp. xvi, 280; coloured and b&w photo. illusts., maps; fine in the original half calf, gilt, contained in the blue cloth slipcase as issued. Limited Edition, copy number 5 of 500 signed copies issued on the 40th Anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, signed by 1953 Expedition members: John Hunt, Charles Evans, George Band, George Lowe, Charles Wylie, Michael Ward, Edmund Hillary, Alfred Gregory, Michael Westmacott & Griffiths Pugh. This copy belonged to George Lowe.

Provenance
From the library of expedition member George Lowe.

Condition
Fine

Binding
Hardback

£1250

Offered by Meridian Rare Books