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“THE NEXT BOUND I EXPECTED TO TAKE MEOVER A CLIFF IN A TERRIBLE DROP THAT WOULD FINISH IT ALL”

HOUSTON, Charles S. and BATES, Robert H. K2. The Savage Mountain. New York, 1954.

First edition of this story of the disaster-struck Third American Karakoram Expedition, signed on the title page by five members of the 1953 expedition. $1350.

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AMERICANS ON EVEREST, SIGNED BY FOUR MEMBERS OF THE TEAM

ULLMAN, James Ramsay. Americans on Everest. Philadelphia, 1964.

First edition of the account of the first American expedition to reach the peak of Everest, with numerous color and black-and-white photographic plates, signed on the half title by four members of the American team including Lute Jerstad, James Whittaker, and Tom Hornbein. $1100.

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THE FIGHT FOR EVEREST, WITH ODELL’S FAMOUS ACCOUNT OF IRVING AND MALLORY’S ATTEMPT ON THE SUMMIT

NORTON, E.F. The Fight for Everest: 1924. New York, 1925.

First American edition, published the same year as the London first, illustrated with a folding map and 32 plates, eight in color. $800.

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INTO THIN AIR, SIGNED BY JON KRAKAUER

KRAKAUER, Jon. Into Thin Air. New York, 1997.

First edition of this gripping eyewitness account, signed in blue ink on the title page by Krakauer. With four pages of black-and-white photographs and 23 woodcut illustrations. $675.

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OUR EVEREST ADVENTURE, SIGNED BY EDMUND HILLARY

HUNT, John. Our Everest Adventure. Leicester, 1954.

First edition of this photographic history of the British expedition that reach the summit of Everest in 1953, illustrated with over 130 black-and-white photographs, signed by Edmund Hillary on the title page. $600.

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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY

(HILLARY, Edmund). Photograph signed. No place, no date.

Color photograph of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in climbing gear, carrying backpacks and struggling on the side of snow-covered Mount Everest, boldly signed by Hillary. $600.

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