SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND 38 OTHER “EVERESTERS”
HUNT, John. Ascent of Everest. London, 1953.
First edition, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and 38 other Everest climbers on the half title, dedication and title pages, including Doug Scott, Jim Whittaker, the first American to climb Everest, Sharon Wood, the first North American woman to climb Everest, Babu Chirri Sherpa, ten-time summitter, and other preeminent "Everesters," with eight color photographic plates, 48 half-tone plates, and numerous in-text illustrations after pen-and-ink sketches, in original dust jacket. $6500.