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”.
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.
Binding Contemporary full calf
Publisher London: Hodder & Stoughton
Condition See description
Pages pp. 225