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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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SIGNED BY MOUNTAINEERS NORMAN DYHRENFURTH AND JIM WHITTAKER

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 title page by two members of the American team: Norman Dyhrenfurth, the teamleader, and James Whittaker. $800.

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"THE EXPEDITION, AFTER ALL THE TRIALS AND WORK AND HOPE, WAS NOW A SUCCESS"

LOWE, George (LEWIS-JONES, Huw, editor). Letters from Everest. London, 2013.

Signed limited first edition of this collection of letters written by renowned mountaineer and explorer George Lowe while ascending Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary as a crucial member of John Hunt's successful expedition. This is number 43 of only 60 copies produced and signed by the editor Huw Lewis-Jones, by Jan Morris, who wrote the foreword, and by Peter Hillary, who wrote the afterword. With a photographic portrait of Lowe made by Edmund Hillary at Base Camp in 1953, and a cutting of the fabric of the sleeping bag he used during the 1953 expedition. $700.

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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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