The Ascent of Everest
The Ascent of Everest
The Ascent of Everest

HUNT, John. The Ascent of Everest.

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HUNT, John The Ascent of Everest. Sydney, Auckland, Hodder & Stoughton, 1993.

8vo. Original half blue morocco and blue cloth boards, gilt vignette to upper board, gilt title to spine, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, preserved in blue cloth slip-case; pp. xvi, 280; colour photographic frontispiece, highly illustrated with plates after photographs, sketch maps and after drawings; in mint condition.
Limited Edition, one of 500 copies issued to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the first ascent of Everest, signed by the following members of the 1953 Expedition: John Hunt, Charles Evans, George Band, George Lowe, Charles Wylie, Michael Ward, Edmund Hillary, Alfred Gregory, Michael Westmacott & Griffith Pugh. - Next year will be the 70th anniversary.

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