HUNT, John. The Ascent of Everest.

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HUNT, John. The Ascent of Everest. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1953.

8vo. Original cloth with dust-wrapper (not price-clipped); pp. xx, 299, [1], highly illustrated in black-and-white and colour; very light dulling and marginal wear to wrappers; otherwise very good.
First edition, signed by the author and leader of the expedition. An account of the greatest mountaineering achievement not only of the 20th century by the leader of the expedition. Good copies of this title are getting rarer now, especially signed ones.
Neate H135; Yakushi 470a; Perret 2304; S & B H31; Classics in the Literature of Mountaineering 39.

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