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"I REALLY FEEL MY MAIN ENTRANCEMENT IS THE HIMALAYAS"

HILLARY, Edmund. Typed letter signed. WITH: Photograph signed. Chicago, Illinois, June 23, 1962.

Original 1962 typed letter from Edmund Hillary responding to a letter from a California newspaper columnist, apologizing that his jetsetting has delayed the letter; explaining his preference for the Himalayas and his plans for helping the Sherpa people and taking a climb around Everest; and offering to sign a copy of "The Crossing" during his remaining few months in the United States, boldly signed by Edmund Hillary. Handsomely framed with a color photograph of Hillary climbing in the Himalayas with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay, which has also been boldly signed by Hillary. $5500.

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SIGNED BY HUNT, HILLARY, AND THREE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE 1953 EVEREST EXPEDITION

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

First edition, signed by five members of the 1953 Everest expedition: John Hunt, Edmund Hillary, George Band, Michael Ward, and George Lowe. With over 130 photographic illustrations, in original dust jacket. $2800.

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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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"ALL GLACIER BAY IS THE GREAT LAND, UNIQUE, WILD, AND MAGNIFICENT"

BOHN, Dave. Glacier Bay: The Land and the Silence. San Francisco, 1967.

First edition of this remarkable Sierra Club photobook documenting Glacier Bay in Alaska, with 58 fine folio photographs by Bohn, some in color, a few double-page, as well as in-text reproductions of historical images and documents. $250.

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