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; light dulling to wrappers, minimal toning to fly-leaves due to offsetting from paste-downs; a very good copy
First edition, one of the rare unsigned copies. An account of the greatest mountaineering achievements, not only of the 20th century, by the leader of the expedition. Good copies of this title are getting rarer now.
Neate H135; Yakushi 470a; Perret 2304; S & B H31; Classics in the Literature of Mountaineering 39.

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