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HUNT, John.
The Ascent of Everest.

pp. 300. Coloured frontispiece, 7 coloured plates, 48 black & white plates, numerous text vignettes. Original cloth with dust wrapper, the wrapper a bit frayed and nicked at the top edge and rubbed at the lower edge, SIGNED by E[mund]. P[ercival]. HILLARY on the title and with numerous news cuttings pasted and taped onto the prelims and at the end, SIGNED by H. A. BURRIDGE on the front paste-down.

*EDMUND PERCIVAL HILLARY [1919-2008] and TENZING NORGAY [1914-1986], the first to climb Everest. H. A. BURRIDGE, probably author of - 'Introduction to Forensic Medicine - H. K. Lewis, 1924'.

Hodder & Stoughton. London.

Date Published: 1953. First edition.

Stock No. 65530

Price: 350.00