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Mountaineering.- Hunt (Sir John) The Ascent of Everest, first edition, signed by the author, Edmund

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Mountaineering.- Hunt (Sir John) The Ascent of Everest, first edition, signed by the author, Edmund
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Mountaineering.- Hunt (Sir John) The Ascent of Everest, first edition, signed by the author, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, George Lowe, George Band, Tom Bourdillon, Michael Westamcott and Michael Ward on title, colour frontispiece, photographic plates, two plates loose, ticket for the 1963 "Challenge of Everest" event loosely inserted, bookplate to front pastedown, original cloth, spine sunned, light fading to covers, corners a little bumped, dust-jacket, light toning to spine, minor chipping to spine tips and corners, short closed tear to head of upper joint, chip to head of lower panel, light creasing to head and foot, 8vo, 1953.

⁂ Rare signed by so many members of the team, especially Tenzing Norgay.
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Mountaineering.- Hunt (Sir John) The Ascent of Everest, first edition, signed by the author, Edmund

Estimate £1,500 - £2,000
Jul 14, 2022
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0264: Mountaineering.- Hunt (Sir John) The Ascent of Everest, first edition, signed by the author, Edmund

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Est. £1,500 - £2,000Starting Price £1,300
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Mountaineering.- Hunt (Sir John) The Ascent of Everest, first edition, signed by the author, Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, George Lowe, George Band, Tom Bourdillon, Michael Westamcott and Michael Ward on title, colour frontispiece, photographic plates, two plates loose, ticket for the 1963 "Challenge of Everest" event loosely inserted, bookplate to front pastedown, original cloth, spine sunned, light fading to covers, corners a little bumped, dust-jacket, light toning to spine, minor chipping to spine tips and corners, short closed tear to head of upper joint, chip to head of lower panel, light creasing to head and foot, 8vo, 1953.

⁂ Rare signed by so many members of the team, especially Tenzing Norgay.

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