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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY, TENZING NORGAY, CHARLES WYLIE AND WILFRED NOYCE

(HILLARY, Edmund) HUNT, John. Ascent of Everest. London, 1953.

First edition, with eight color photographic plates, 48 black-and-white plates, and a number of in-text illustrations, signed by the first two men to reach the summit of Everest, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and two other members of their historic 1953 Everest expedition team, Charles Wylie and Wilfred Noyce. $6200.

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SIGNED BY JOHN HUNT, EDMUND HILLARY, AND FOUR OTHER MEMBERS OF THE EXPEDITION

(HILLARY, Edmund, et al.) HUNT, John. The Ascent of Everest. London, 1953.

First edition of this account of the first successful expedition to summit Mount Everest, signed by expedition leader John Hunt, Edmund Hillary, and four other important members of Hunt's 1953 Everest expedition: Michael Ward, Michael Westmacott, George Band, and Charles Wylie. With eight color photographic plates, 48 half-tone plates and a number of in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches. $4500.

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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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