The Ascent of Everest

By: Hunt, John

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First edition. Signed by the author John Hunt on the title page. xx, 300 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In original pictorial dust wrapper. Dw edgeworn and slightly marked, but now protected in a clear acetate wrapper. Occasional light spotting. No ownership names. Colour frontis and a further seven colour plates. 48 b&w photographic plates. In-text b&w illustrations. It was John Hunt, along with Edmund Hillary, who reached the top of Mount Everest on 29 May, 1953. VG in a VG dw.

Title: The Ascent of Everest

Author Name: Hunt, John

Categories: Travel,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1953: 1953

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo.

Book number: 52280

Keywords: Exploration,Mountaineering,Signed,Himalayas,Edmund,Hillary