High Adventure (SIGNED Copy)

By: Hillary Edmund

Price: £150.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


SIGNED by the Author. Sound tight blue boards with lightly dulled gilt titling to the spine. Head/tail of the spine and corners lightly bumped with age/storage but NO damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is Not price-clipped but has some loss to the head/tail of the spine and some chipping to the corners. The dustjacket also has some light tan foxing (pale spotting). The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks much better. The page fore-edges are also lightly spotted. Internally overall VG, just some pale foxing to the front endpapers. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the half-title page - "E. P. Hillary" which was his 'early' signature. Apart from the Author's signature, internally there is some offsetting to the endpapers and some light foxing to the half title, o/w No Inscriptions or major marks. 224pp. With a full page coloured frontispiece, numerous b/w photographs, line drawings and maps. "The autobiography of the Mountaineer Edmund Hillary with Everest 1953 as its climax. In 1951 Edmund Hillary joined an expedition to find a new route up Everest from the south, which led to a new chapter in mountaineering history. The climbers' determination, endurance and battle against the elements culminated with their famous climb in 1953 as they finally reached the summit of this formidable mountain. This is Hillary's own account of their treacherous and breathtaking journeys." . See Images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author

Title: High Adventure (SIGNED Copy)

Author Name: Hillary Edmund

Categories: Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, Foreign Travel. Exploration, India/Burma/Asia, Mountaineering. Walking. Climbing, Signed &/or Limited Edns,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 119765

Keywords: High Adventure (SIGNED Copy) By Edmund Hillary. Mountaineering. Signed By Edmund Hillary. Later Sir Edmund Hillary. The Autobiography Of The Mountaineer Edmund Hillary With Everest 1953 As Its Climax. In 1951 Edmund Hillary Joined An Expedition To Find A New Route Up Everest From The South, Which Led To A New Chapter In Mountaineering History. This Is Hillary's Own Account Of Their Treacherous And Breathtaking Journeys.