SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND GEORGE LOWE
HILLARY, Edmund and LOWE, George. East of Everest. (London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1956). Quarto, original gilt-stamped blue cloth, original dust jacket. $800.
First edition of Hillary’s dramatic account of his 1954 expedition, with over 60 finely screened photogravures, some double-page, signed on the title page by expedition members and authors Edmund Hillary and George Lowe.
An exciting account of the 1954 New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley. With text by Edmund Hillary and George Lowe; illustrated with three full-page maps and over 60 photogravures.
Book about-fine, price-clipped dust jacket with light wear and toning mainly to extremities. A near-fine signed copy.