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HUNT, John.

The Ascent of Everest.

Stock Code
107768
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1953
£1,000


An account of a successful British expedition led by Hunt in 1953. The inscription reads 'For Jules Stewart, Good luck on Chimborazo! John Hunt, 18.5.93'. Chimborazo is an inactive volcano in the Andes.

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Description

First edition. 8vo., (23 x 16 cm), xx, 299pp., numerous photographic plates throughout (8 in colour), 3 maps and several other illustrations in the text, INSCRIBED to the previous owner by John Hunt on title page, The Guardian newspaper obituary of John Hunt inserted loosely before title-page; publisher's original blue cloth gilt, original pictorial dust wrapper, extremities worn, spine faded; otherwise a very good copy.

Bibliography

Neate H135; Yakushi H269a.

Stock ID:107768

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