HUNT, John.

The Ascent of Everest.

£300

The Ascent of Everest.

Hodder and Stoughton, London 1953.

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Description

An account of the successful British expedition led by Hunt in 1953, the first ascent of the highest mountain in the world.

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 by the author, original blue cloth gilt, original pictorial dust wrapper, minor wear to the extremities; overall a very good copy.

Bibliography

Neate H135; Yakushi H269a.

 

Stock ID: 78279