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Book Description
12 mo. Original grey cloth slipcase. Grey cloth boards and silver decoration on front and back. Silver lettering on spine. Colour illustrated endpapers. B&W photo frontispiece and B&W photos and illustrations throughout. Text block is clean and tight, and photos are bright. With an original unpublished black and white photo go George Lowe and a small clipping from the sleeping bag George used on the 1953 expedition. As new.
Dealer Notes
An exceptional compilation of George Lowe's letters written to his sister while climbing Everest in 1953. Signed by Jan Morris, Huw Lewis-Jones and Peter Hillary on a special limitation page. The endpapers are unique to this edition. With an introduction by Lewis-Jones, a forward by Morris and afterword by Hillary. Limited to 60 copies of which this copy is out of series. A wonderful Everest item signed by Jan Morris the only living member of the expedition and Edmond Hillary’s son Peter. This edition co-published by Aquila Books and Meridian Rare Books.
Author Lowe, George [Edited by Huw Lewis-Jones]
Date 2013
Publisher Silverbear an Imprint of Polarworld
Condition As new
Pages 174

Price: £280.00

Offered by Aquila Books

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