HIGH ADVENTURE

BY EDMUND HILLARY

1955 FIRST PRINTING OF FIRST USA EDITION

SIGNED BY EDMUND HILLARY

HILLARY'S FIRST BOOK


This is the first printing of the first USA edition of HIGH ADVENTURE by Edmund Hillary. This book was published in New York by E. P. Dutton & Co. in 1955. It has been signed by Hillary on the title page, a nice strong signature with no fading. The book measures 219mm tall x 140mm, and has 256 pages, 68 b/w photos, 7 maps, nice sketches. Hillary’s first book (alone). This is his account of his climbing experiences through the first ascent of Everest. This is a good book. Hillary's excitement, energy, and drive for mountaineering are apparent here. The passages relating his first encounter, and then climbs, with Eric Shipton are delightful. One of the main books on the first ascent of Everest.

CONDITION: Original tan cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt lettering spine. Signed by on the title page. Original dust jacket has small loss at ends of spine and corner tips, tear upper rear edge, original price still present on flap corner. The book has some fraying at top of spine, clean covers, no fading, no pevious owner marks or writing on any pages, no foxing, tight binding, complete with all pages and photo plates. Price: $175.


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