HUNT, John.

The Ascent of Everest.

£300

The Ascent of Everest.

London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1953.

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The Ascent of Everest.

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, signed 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.

 

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