Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/trace wear; under mylar. Frontispiece: Tenzing on the summit of Everest, May 29th, 1953. Published in the U.K. under the title "The Ascent of Everest." Narrative of the ascent of Mount Everest by Sir John Hunt (1910-1998), leader of the British Everest Expedition of 1953. Milestone in which New Zealander Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), and the Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay (1914-1986), became the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest on the Nepal-Tibet border. Chapter on The Final Assault penned by Sir Hillary. Text supported by photographs, sketches, drawings and maps. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST : With a Chapter on ...
Publisher: E.P. Dutton
Publication Date: 1954
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Collectible - Fine
Edition: First American Edition, First Printing
Book Description E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1954. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. With 8 pages of photographs in full color; 48 pp. of photographs in B&W (illustrator). 1st Edition. "First Edition" stated. Signed to the title page "Ed Hillary" (name only.) A very good book in a very-good-minus jacket with chips to top of spine. Bottom corner of front flap has been price-clipped. Published in England under the title "The Ascent of Everest." 300 pp. including index. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 006010