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  1. First American edition. 8vo (22 x 15 cm), inscribed by the author 'For John Davis Cantweell with my best regards , Maurice Herzog, Paris 12.11.98' written on half title, 8 maps and panoramas including the large folding panorama at rear, numerous black and white illustrations; publisher's black backed light blue cloth with spine lettered in silver, original pictorial dust wrapper, corners a little rubbed; overall a very good copy, small coloured slide inserted loose; 316pp

    £750
  2. First English edition. 8vo (20 x 15 cm), inscribed by the author ' With regards from the author, Maurice Herzog' written on half title, previous owner's signature on front free endpaper 8 maps and panoramas including the large folding panorama at rear, numerous black and white illustrations, slight spotting to preliminary pages; publisher's light blue cloth, spine slightly faded, original pictorial dust wrapper, corners a little rubbed; overall a very good copy; 288pp

    £1,350
  3. First edition. 4to (25 x 19cm), 48 pages of black and white illustrations, full page sketch map, signed by Hillary and Lowe with the signature of norman Hardie tipped in onto title page, some slight spotting to preliminary pages; publisher's blue cloth gilt, original pictorial dustwrapper, slight wear to edges; overall a very good copy; 71pp of text.

    £875
  4. First American edition. 8vo ( 23 x 15 cm), 8 full page black and white illustrations, map, signed by Edmund Hilary on title-page; publisher's blue cloth git lettered on spine, slightly worn at corners, original pictorial dust-wrapper, repaired with tape at top of spine and corners; overall a good copy; 146pp.

    £1,100
  5. First edition. 4to ( 27.5 x 20 cm), 175pp, [9]. profusely illustrated with black and white illustrations after photographs, Times colour supplement celebrating the conquest inserted loose; publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in silver; publisher's pictorial dust-wrapper, worn along corners and edges; overall a very good copy.

    £100
  6. 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.

    £1,000
  7. First edition, folio (31.5 x 21.5 cm); [6], iv, ii, 453pp., ii (errata)pp., complete with 108 plates, including 3 folding, and 2 large folding maps, some illustrations in the text, very fresh internally; later blue cloth, red morocco label to spine, a fine example.

    £5,750
  8. First edition in Russian, 8vo (23 x 15 cm); 322 pp., translated from the original French, some foxing throughout, water staining to title-page, Chinese chop to titlepage; modern brown morocco over marbled boards, spine in six parts with raised bands, gilt ruled, black morocco label to second part, new endpapers, Russian newspaper clipping tipped in at the rear, a good copy.

    £1,500
  9. First English edition, 8vo, xii, 218; viii, 230 pp., 109 illustrations from photographs taken by Prince Henri d'Orleans, folding map in pocket, original pictorial cloth gilt, neat repairs to spine extremities, a very good set.

    £2,000
  10. First edition. 8vo, xxiv, 372 pp., original light blue wrappers, AS NEW.

    £25
 

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