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"THE MOUNTAIN GROWS MORE AND MORE ALIVE"

REY, Guido. The Matterhorn. London, 1907.

First edition of Italian mountaineer, photographer, and artist Guido Rey's account of his and other climbers' experiences on the Matterhorn, richly illustrated with 35 plates, including 14 mounted lithographs of drawings by Edoardo Rubino and 11 photographs of the mountain by Rey, beautifully bound. $2200.

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SIGNED BY SIX MEMBERS OF THE 1953 EVEREST EXPEDITION

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

First edition, signed by six members of the 1953 Everest expedition: John Hunt, Michael Westmacott, George Band, Charles Wylie, George Lowe and Alfred Gregory. With over 130 photographic illustrations, in original dust jacket. $1400.

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SIGNED BY EDMUND HILLARY

(HILLARY, Edmund) HOWARD-BURY, C.K. Mount Everest: The Reconnaissance, 1921. London, 1922.

First edition of this important book on Everest, illustrated with three large full-color folding maps and 33 photographic plates—this copy boldly signed by Edmund Hillary on the title page. $1250.

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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY

(HILLARY, Edmund) HUNT, John. The Conquest of Everest. New York, 1954.

First American edition, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary on the title page, with eight color photographic plates, 48 black-and-white plates, and a number of in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches. $1000.

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"ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT FIELDS OF EXPLORATION IN THE WORLD"

(KARAKORAM) VISSER-HOOFT, Jenny. Among the Kara-Korum Glaciers. London, 1926.

First edition of Visser-Hooft's account of her and her husband's expedition to the Karakoram Mountains, richly illustrated with two maps (one folding), and 25 photographic plates. $950.

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