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Book Description
First Edition. Hardback., 1953. 8vo. pp xx, 300. Frontis and 7 colour plates, 48 black & white. 25 text illustrations, 3 maps, figures and tables. Signed on the front endpaper Good Wishes Tenzing Jan 21 / 54. Also the photographic frontispiece is also signed by Tenzing. Original publisher's blue cloth lettered gilt at the spine which is showing a little wear and light fading to the edges. Slight foxing and offsetting to endpapers, page edges dusty and in Good dustwrapper showing some wear chipping, toning and rubbing to edges. Also with headed note paper from the Sherpa Hospital Appeal Committee SIGNED by E.P. Hillary. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. 10672. Contemporary flat signed Tezning copies of the book Are exceedingly rare. 10672
Author John Hunt
Publisher 1953

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