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1954 1st Ed "THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST" Inscribed to Burl Ives by Edmund Hillary

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Binding: Hardcover Language: English
Special Attributes: Inscribed Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Place of Publication: New York Author: Sir John Hunt
Publisher: E.P Dutton Subject: Outdoor & Nature
Year Printed: 1954 Topic: Mountaineering


Sir John Hunt, leader of the 1953 British Everest Expedition, tells the complete and authoritative story of the first successful climb to the summit of Mount Everest. He explains all the preparations for the climb and the lessons learned from earlier failed expeditions. Sir Edmund Hillary himself writes a chapter on the final assault on the summit of Everest. The book includes 56 pages of photographs.This book is in very good condition. Rubbing, chipping wear to the jacket around the edges, corners and at the top/bottom of the spine panel. Some rubbing/soiling to the front/rear jacket panels. Sun fading to the jacket along the spine panel. Boards are straight and clean with four good corners. Shelf wear along the edges of the boards and at the top/bottom of the spine panel. The spine and pages are very tight. There are no marks, tears, bookplates or writing in this book. Please review all photos for your best idea of the condition of this book. Free Priority Mail shipping will be given for this item Thank you for looking.