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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND 25 OTHER "EVERESTERS" AND MOUNTAINEERING LEGENDS

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

First edition, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and 25 other Everest climbers and mountaineering greats on the title page and dedication leaf. With eight color photographic plates, 48 half-tone plates and a number of in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches. $6500.

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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND 20 OTHER "EVERESTERS" AND MOUNTAINEERING LEGENDS

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

First edition, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and 20 other Everest climbers and mountaineering greats on the title page and dedication leaf. With eight color photographic plates, 48 half-tone plates and a number of in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches. $6500.

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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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“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 by six members of the 1953 expedition. $1350.

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SIGNED BY THREE MEMBERS OF THE 1953 EVEREST EXPEDITION

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

First edition of this pictorial record of the 1953 Everest expedition, with over 130 photographic illustrations, in original dust jacket, signed by three members of the 1953 Everest expedition: John Hunt, George Lowe, and George Band. $1200.

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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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SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND GEORGE LOWE

HILLARY, Edmund and LOWE, George. East of Everest. London, 1956.

First edition of Hillary’s dramatic account of his 1954 expedition, with over 60 finely screened photogravures, some double-page, signed on the title page by expedition members and authors Edmund Hillary and George Lowe. $800.

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SIGNED BY DESMOND DOIG, SIR EDMUND HILLARY, AND GEORGE LOWE

HILLARY, Edmund and DOIG, Desmond. High in the Thin Cold Air. London, 1963.

First English edition of this account of the 1960-61 Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition, signed on the title page by Doig, Hillary, and George Lowe. $600.

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SIGNED BY JOHN HUNT

(HILLARY, Edmund) HUNT, John. The Ascent of Everest. London, 1954.

"Edited and Abridged Edition for Schools" of this first-person narrative of the 1953 Everest expedition, with numerous photographic and illlustrated plates, signed on the half title: "John Hunt 15-10-62," handsomely bound in full calf-gilt depicting Everest. $550.

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