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Hillary, Edmund

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London (1955)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. 8vo. Stated first printing, SIGNED by author Edmund Hillary in Very Good+ condition, shows light foxing of page edges, the Good+ dust jacket shows a couple of small, closed tears and chips along the edges. A very handsome collectible of this true first edition; In 1953, when he was thirty-three years old, Edmund Hillary became the first man to stand at the summit of Mount Everest. High Adventure is Hillary's definitive and entertaining memoir of his Himalayan quest, it takes us step-by-step up the slopes of Everest, describing vividly and in great detail the agonizing climb that he and Tenzing Norgay embarked upon, the perils they faced, and the dramatic final ascent that forever secured them a place of honor in the annals of human exploration First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 11878

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Hillary, Edmund

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London (1955)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1955. First edition of Edmund Hillary's first book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page in a contemporary signature, "E.P. Hillary." An excellent example in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the spine crown. In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay stared into its dark eye and did not waver. On May 29, they pushed spent bodies and aching lungs past the achievable to pursue the impossible. At a terminal altitude of 29,028 feet, they stood triumphant atop the highest peak in the world. With nimble words and a straightforward style, New Zealand mountaineering legend Hillary recollects the bravery and frustration, the agony and glory that marked his Everest odyssey. From the 1951 expedition that led to the discovery of the Southern Route, through the grueling Himalayan training of 1952, and on to the successful 1953 expedition led by Colonel John Hunt, Hillary conveys in precise language the mountain's unforgiving conditions. In explicit detail he recalls an Everest where chaotic icefalls force costly detours, unstable snow ledges promise to avalanche at the slightest misstep, and brutal weather shifts from pulse-stopping cold to fiendish heat in mere minutes. In defiance of these torturous conditions, Hillary remains enthusiastic and never hesitates in his quest for the summit. Despite the enormity of his and Norgay's achievement, he regards himself, Norgay, and the other members of his expedition as hardworking men, not heroes. And while he never would have reached the top without practiced skill and technical competence, his thrilling memoir speaks first to his admiration of the human drive to explore, to understand, to risk, and to conquer. Bookseller Inventory # 2710

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Hillary, Sir Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Hillary's first book and climbing autobiography, recounting his 1953 Everest expedition. Hillary and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal became the first humans to conquer Everest on this journey. This book was purchased in New Zealand in 2014 and is signed by Sir Edmund Hillary on the half-title page. Crossed-out inscription from a previous owner on the pastedown, and slight tearing on the dust jacket. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000029

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HIGH ADVENTURE -- FIRST Edition -- SIGNED: Hillary, Edmund

Hillary, Edmund

Published by E. P. Dutton & Co., New York (1955)

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Item Description: E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. FIRST PRINTING of the USA First Edition. Original tan cloth spine, blue cloth boards, gilt lettering spine. SIGNED by the author, "Ed Hillary", on the title page. Also signed on the title page by George Lowe. Lowe was Hillary's rope-mate on many climbs (before & after Everest) and he was the 1953 Everest team member who led the carry to the highest camp above the South Col in support of the summit climb. Other than the author, George Lowe has a bigger role in this book than any other climber. Hillary dedicated this book to George Lowe (and 3 other climbers). CONDITION: Book is in very good condition with some light soiling on the covers (see photo), some foxing on the blank side of the frontispiece otherwise no foxing in the book, some browning on the title page where a newspaper clipping had been loosely stored, very tips corners slightly rubbed (= a little loss of coloring), no previous owner name or marks or writing on any pages, tight binding, clean, 100% complete. Original dust jacket is present: tiny chipping at very tips of corners and spine corners, 1cm tear lower rear, clean, price-clipped flap corner. This first USA edition is the same as the first UK edition other than the frontis photo, dust jacket design, and binding covers all of which are completely different from those of the UK edition. Signed first USA editions are considerably less common than signed first UK editions of this book. Book measures 219mm tall x 140mm, and has same contents as UK/NZ edition but frontispiece portrait is different & in b/w, 256 pages, 68 b/w photos, 7 maps, nice sketches. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000975

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HIGH ADVENTURE: Hillary, Edmund

Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. George Djurkovic (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hillary, Edmund. HIGH ADVENTURE. London, 1955, Hodder & Stoughton, First U.K. Edition. 224 pp, 9 maps, 31 plates including 68 B&W photos, plus 14 line drawings by George Djurkovic. Everest classic covers the 1951 reconnaissance and 1953 1st ascent from the plain-spoken and humble viewpoint of Ed Hillary, who climbed it with Tensing Norgay. Hillary's first book, this copy highly collectible in near fine condition, a rare double-signed First Edition. George Lowe was Hillary¿s longtime climbing partner, and an integral part of the 1953 British success, putting in most of the route up the Lhotse Face to South Col. Signed by Ed Hillary and by George Lowe. Near Fine. Bright, slightly chipped DJ, VG+. NZ$900. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000219

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HILLARY, Edmund

Published by E. P. Dutton, New York (1955)

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Item Description: E. P. Dutton, New York, 1955. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. First U.S. edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Some bumping to the corners of the book. Minor edge wear to the jacket and light soiling to the rear panel. Stated first printing with price of $4.50 on the front flap. Contains 68 black and white photos and seven maps as well as several nice sketches. This is Sir Edmund Hillary's account of his historic ascent of Mount Everest in 1953. A very clean copy of this important mountaineering book. Laid into the book is a 25th anniversary first day cover that is postmarked in Namche Bazar. It is dated May 29, 1978 in the original envelope with souvenir medal, certificate of authenticity (dated June 1, 1978) and commemorative leaflet in French. It is signed byEdmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the Napalese sherpa who was with Hillary on the final ascent to the summit of Everest. Signed by the author. Bookseller Inventory # 27758

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HIGH ADVENTURE: Hillary, Edmund

Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. George Djurkovic (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hillary, Edmund. HIGH ADVENTURE. London, 1955, Hodder & Stoughton, First U.K. Edition. 224 pp, 9 maps, 31 plates including 68 B&W photos, plus 14 line drawings by George Djurkovic. Everest classic covers the 1951 reconnaissance and 1953 1st ascent from the plain-spoken and humble viewpoint of Ed Hillary, who climbed it with Tensing Norgay. Hillary's first book, this copy collectible in near fine condition, a signed First Edition. Signed by Ed Hillary. Near Fine. Bright, slightly chipped DJ, FEP missing, elsewise VG+. NZ$650. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000216

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Hillary, Edmund P.

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norman. Full-Leather. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Collector's Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Both volumes signed on special signature page by Hillary. Both volumes still in publisher's shrink wrap. Books come with Certificate of Authenticity (COA). Gilded page edges and accents. Hubbed spines. Acid-neutral pages that are thread-sewn. Moire fabric end sheets. Permanent page marker. True heirlooms to be passed down for generations to come. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 003151

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Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: With maps by A. Spark, and Sketches by George Djurkouic. London: Hodder & Stoughton (1955). Octavo, hardcover, in a dust wrapper. 224 pages, illustrated with photos and sketches. Binding slightly cocked; dust wrapper a little chipped and rubbed at extremities. Slight browning to page spread 90-91 from newspaper clipping. Bookplate of American archaeologist Watson Smith, who, with his wife, was a personal friend of Edmund Hillary. This copy signed by Edmund Hillary on the half-title, and including photographic negatives (five in all, enclosed in envelop affixed to inside dust wrapper flap), color snapshot, wedding photo of the Edmund Hillary and wife, and newspaper clippings all relating to a visit the Hillarys made to Tucson, Arizona, in 1959. A very nice association copy. "The climbing autobiography of Edmund Hillary with Everest 1953 as its climax. An engaging personal record of his own part in expeditions since he scrambled to the summit of his first small peak and knew that for him mountaineering was the one adventure." (the Publisher). Bookseller Inventory # 7127

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HIGH ADVENTURE: Hillary, Sir Edmund

Hillary, Sir Edmund

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk (2003)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. George Djurkovic (illustrator). Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hillary, Sir Edmund. HIGH ADVENTURE. Norwalk, Easton Press, 2003, 1st Am. (thus), Collector¿s Limited ed. 246 pp, 9 maps, colour frontispiece, 24 B&W photos and 14 line drawings. Ed Hillary¿s classic story of the 1953 first ascent of Everest. Hillary¿s writing is open, honest and straight-forward, discussing events on the expedition and all his teammates. Narrative also covers his participation in Shipton¿s 1951 Everest reconnaissance. Comes with Hillary¿s signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity. Bound in full premium leather, ribbed spine, red decorative covers with gilt designs and lettering, fabric endpapers, printed on archival-quality paper, all edges gilt. Fine. Book is Signed on Half-Title page by Sir Edmund Hillary NZ$600. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000149

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Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: Easton Press, USA, 2003. Full-Leather. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Djurkovic, George (illustrator). First Easton Press Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Easton Press Edition in relation to "special contents" and SIGNED COLLECTOR'S EDITION. Comes with Easton Press Certificate of Authenticity (re hand signed signature etc.) and a Note about High Adventure and the author Sir Edmund Hillary. Bound in premium leather, accented with 22kt gold and sporting raised hubs. Printed on archival-quality, acid-neutral paper that will not brittle or yellow with age. The page ends are gilded along all three exposed edges to protect the pages from humidity and dust. The endleaves are of long-lasting morie fabric. Contains a satin-ribbon page marker. NO ADDITIONAL STANDARD (ECONOMY) SHIPPING REQUIRED. 4056.8LBX109N134EA860G/HG. Signed by Author. Private Press. Bookseller Inventory # 004056

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HIGH ADVENTURE: Hillary, Edmund

Hillary, Edmund

Published by Hodder & Stoughton (1955)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Hillary (as "E.P. Hillary") on the half-title page. Color frontis. Black and white photographs. Maps by A. Spark. Drawings by George Djurkouic. Slight spinecocking, few text pages with creased corners; dustjacket with wear and chips at spine ends and corners, one and half-inch tear on front panel, creases on rear panel topedge. Tight, clean copy in Very Good condition in a Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 120935

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Hillary, Sir Edmund

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut (2003)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut, 2003. Full-Leather. Book Condition: New. 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. This is the 50th anniversary edition of Sir Edmund Hillary's, and his sherpa Tenzing Norgay, stepping onto the "roof of the world" and securing a place in the annals of human exploration. The work is the definitive memoir of Hillary's Himalayan quest. High Adventure is a mountaineering classic that continues to captivate generations of readers. The book comes with a Easton Press Certification of Authenticity signed by Sir Edmund Hillary in late 2002 and witnessed. It also includes a note about the volume and its author. This work was originally acquired from Easton Press and opened to make sure it was signed and not the one that was missed! The book was immediately placed in a clear archival quality cover. The work has all the outstanding Easton Press features including, but not limited to, luxurious leather bindings, precious 22kt gold accents, gilded page ends, sewn pages and heavy-duty binder's boards, moire' endsheets and satin-ribbon markers. A very nice signed copy. Signed By the Author. Bookseller Inventory # 0005423

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Hillary, Sir Edmund. Maps By A. Spark. Sketches By George Djurkouic

Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London (1955)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1955. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First edition, stated first printing [1955], signed by the author [Ed Hillary] on the title page. Hillary's life as a mountain climber, illustrated with maps, photographs and sketches, color frontis. Blue cloth with first issue dustjacket, without the Daily Mail blurb on the front flap. Covers have light edgewear and finger soil, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some some overall rubbing and age- toning, shallow chipping to the spine ends (lettering intact), additional edgewear and one inch closed tear to the lower front edge, old tape repairs to reverse side. Signed by the Author. Bookseller Inventory # 033648

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HILLARY, EDMUND & SPARK. A (maps) & DJURKOVIC, GEO

Published by Hodder & Stoughton 1955 (1955)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton 1955, 1955. Warm inscription to NZ poet Willow Macky signed & dated 1956 by Sir Edmund Hillary, octavo, blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 224pp, illus, VG (some fading to spine, slight tanning to page edges& eps, some light foxing, bookseller's label to front pastedown) in d/w, VG (slight tanning to spine, bruising & nicks to spine extems, 3cm untidy closed tear to rear flap lower corner). Bookseller Inventory # 1q36/7

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Hillary, Sir Edmund

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut (2002)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. ; Signed limited edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 73322

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Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 2002. Full-Leather. Book Condition: As New. Signed Edition; Signed by Author. 8vo. A special Limited edition, SIGNED by author Edmund Hillary. A wonderful scarce book in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap; In 1953, when he was thirty-three years old, Edmund Hillary became the first man to stand at the summit of Mount Everest. High Adventure is Hillary's definitive and entertaining memoir of his Himalayan quest, it takes us step-by-step up the slopes of Everest, describing vividly and in great detail the agonizing climb that he and Tenzing Norgay embarked upon, the perils they faced, and the dramatic final ascent that forever secured them a place of honor in the annals of human exploration. Contains all of the classic Easton Press trimmings: premium leather, silk moiré end leaves, distinctive cover design, raised bands, accented in real 22KT gold, satin ribbon page marker, gilded page edges, long-lasting, high quality acid-neutral paper, sewn pages for strength and durability. Bookseller Inventory # 13180

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HILLARY, Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1955. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Blue cloth titled in gilt on spine, colour frontis, b&w illstns. SIGNED BY EDMUND HILLARY ON THE TITLE PAGE. Tight and square, faded at the spine, very slightly tilted, a small ownership name in the front endpaper. The dust jacket is a colour facsimile of a very good intact original, protected in a fitted clear film sleeve. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 020622

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Hillary Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. hardcover. 1955 First Edition. 224pp, original blue cloth, foxing to endpapers and foreedge, VG+ in VG dw, signed on the half title by Edmund Hillary. Hillary's autobiography. Glacier Books are experienced and professional booksellers. We take pride in offering carefully described books and excellent customer service. Bookseller Inventory # cu62174

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Item Description: 1st. the cold. frontis. of Hillary at 27,500 feet looking up towards the summit of Everest. photograph by George Lowe. Signed by the author 'E. P. Hillary'. An early signature on the original front free endpaper. now in mount ready to frame. Bookseller Inventory # 129311

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Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, London, UK, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Mylared dust jacket with tears up to two inches, chips, and light rubbing and soil. Blue boards with sunning on spine and faded spine gilt. Soil on top edge. Binding tight, clean interior. Many black and white photographs. This climbing autobiography of Edmund Hillary with the 1953 Everest expedition as the main high adventure. Signed by Hillary on the title page. ; Book; B&W Photographs; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 224 pp; Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 010726js

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. hardcover. 1955 First Edition. 224pp, sunning to spine, page edges dusty, foxing to prelims, VG in VG dw, signed on the title page by Sir Edmund Hillary. Hillary's autobiography. Glacier Books are experienced and professional booksellers. We take pride in offering carefully described books and excellent customer service. Bookseller Inventory # cu61969

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. hardcover. 1955 First Edition. 224pp, VG in VG- dw, signed on the half title by Sir Edmund Hillary. Hillary's autobiography. Glacier Books are experienced and professional booksellers. We take pride in offering carefully described books and excellent customer service. Bookseller Inventory # cu59290

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. hardcover. 1955 First Edition. 224pp, sunning to spine, VG- in Good+ dw with tear repaired, signed on the title page by Edmund Hillary. Hillary's autobiography. Glacier Books are experienced and professional booksellers. We take pride in offering carefully described books and excellent customer service. Bookseller Inventory # cu58391

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Hillary, Edmund

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Item Description: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. George Djurkovic (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hillary, Edmund. HIGH ADVENTURE. London, 1955, Hodder & Stoughton, First U.K. Edition. 224 pp, 9 maps, 31 plates including 68 B&W photos, plus 14 line drawings by George Djurkovic. Everest classic covers the 1951 reconnaissance and 1953 1st ascent from the plain-spoken and humble viewpoint of Ed Hillary, who climbed it with Tensing Norgay. Hillary's first book, this copy collectible in near fine condition, a George Lowe signed First Edition. Lowe was Hillary¿s longtime climbing partner, and an integral part of the 1953 British success, putting in most of the route up the Lhotse Face to South Col. Signed by George Lowe. Bright, chipped DJ, VG+. NZ$300. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 000217

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Hillary, Sir Edmund

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut (2003)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk Connecticut, 2003. Full-Leather. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: None. Bound in premium leather, accented with 22kt gold. Printed on archival-quality, acid-neutral paper conforming to all guidelines for permanence and durability established by the Council of Library Resources and the American National Standards Institute. Accompanied by a note about High Adventure and the author, the late Sir Edmund Hillary from Easton Press. (Signed Collector's Edition.) Also accompanied by Easton Press Certificate of Authenticity signed by E. P. Hillary and dated 24 Nov. 2002 and witnessed on the same date. This is a 50th anniversary edition. Satin-ribbon page marker. Page ends gilded along all three edges to protect pages. A beautiful collector's signed edition. Bookseller Inventory # 001008

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HILLARY, (Sir) EDMUND

Published by Hodder & Stoughton 1955 (1955)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton 1955, 1955. signed early, "E.P. Hillary", octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, 225pp, illus, near fine (small ink owner's name to fep). Bookseller Inventory # 2e12/46

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HIGH ADVENTURE: Hillary, Edmund

Hillary, Edmund

Published by Reader's Book Club, London (1956)

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Item Description: Reader's Book Club, London, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. George Djurkovic (illustrator). Book Club Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Hillary, Edmund. HIGH ADVENTURE. London, 1956, Readers Book Club, U.K. reprint. 256 pp, 7 maps, 51 B&W photos, plus 14 line drawings by George Djurkovic. Everest classic and Hillary¿s first book, covers the 1951 reconnaissance and 1953 1st ascent from the plain-spoken and humble viewpoint of Ed Hillary, who climbed it with Tensing Norgay. George Lowe was Hillary¿s longtime climbing partner, and an integral part of the 1953 British success, putting in most of the route up the Lhotse Face to South Col. Signed by Ed Hillary and by George Lowe. Scattered foxing on page edges, clean internally. Chipped DJ, VG. NZ$250. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000209

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HILLARY, Edmund Percival (1919-2008).

Published by London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1955. (1955)

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From: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB (Royal Tunbridge Wells, KENT, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1955., 1955. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 224. Finely bound in recent navy half calf over marbled boards, raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Some occasional spotting to the textblock and to the edges. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 46041

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Edmund Hillary

Published by Hodder & Stoughton (1955)

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From: World of Rare Books (Goring-by-Sea, WTSX, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1955. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. 1955. First Edition. 224 pages. Signed by the author. Blue dust jacket with black lettering over blue cloth.B&W photographs throughout. Mild but noticeable foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Clean pages with firm binding. Signed by the Author on half title page.Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Mild soiling to boards.Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear, with small (approx. 1cm) tears and chips to edges and corners. Noticeable foxing & tanning with mild soiling all over DJ. Few small stains on spine & back. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1455039869JML

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