“MILES OF SNOW AND ICE”: NO LATITUDE FOR ERROR, SIGNED BY HILLARY
HILLARY, Edmund. No Latitude for Error. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1961). Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $450.
First edition, second printing, of this first-person account of the New Zealand contingent of the 1958 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, signed on the title page by Sir Edmund Hillary and his fellow expedition member George Lowe.
Sir Edmund Hillary's account of his role as leader of the New Zealand expedition that reached the South Pole in 1958. Illustrated with numerous maps and photographic plates. This is the second printing, published the same year as the first. Trace of faint owner inscription. Edition information partially scratched out (but still legible) on copyright page. Price similarly rubbed out on front flap of dust jacket.
Book fine, dust jacket near-fine with slight toning, light wear to extremities, and a few tape repairs to verso. An attractive signed copy.