SIGNED BY EDMUND HILLARY
HILLARY, Edmund. From the Ocean to the Sky. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1979. Octavo, original gray paper boards, original dust jacket. $500.
First edition of this first-person account of Hillary's India expedition from the Ganges to the Himalayas, with numerous photographs including eight pages in color, signed on the title page by Edmund Hillary.
Mountaineering legend Hillary recounts the fulfillment of his dream adventure: traveling against the current 1500 miles up the river Ganges, to its source in the Himalayas, and then climbing the mountains Akash Parbat and Nar Parbat. Includes eight pages of maps.
Book fine, dust jacket near-fine with only slight wear to extremities. A handsome signed copy.