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Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. 225; coloured frontis., b & w photo. illusts.; very good in contemporary full leather with lettering pieces to spine, in a purpose-made slipcase. Inscribed on the title-page from the author, “To Muriel Brent-Smith E. P. Hillary”.
Dealer Notes
Neate H81; Yakushi (3rd ed.) H316a; Perret 2257; Salkeld & Boyle H15. Hillary devotes his autobiography to accounts of the Everest reconnaissance in 1951, and of his successful first ascent in 1953.
Author Hillary, Edmund.
Date [1955]
Binding Contemporary full calf
Publisher London: Hodder & Stoughton
Condition See description
Pages pp. 225

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