The Conquest of Everest

Hunt, Sir John. Hillary, Sir Edmund (foreword).

Published by E.P. Dutton and Company, 1954
Used / Cloth / Quantity Available: 0
From Mare Booksellers, IOBA (Dover, NH, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. Here are our closest matches for The Conquest of Everest by Hunt, Sir John. Hillary, Sir Edmund (foreword)..

Description:

Stated first edition in clipped jacket, clipped at the lower front flap, perhaps indicating a book club, although no dot is present at the lower rear cover. Blue illustrated cloth with beige cloth spine. 300 pages. Black and white and color photos throughout. With the signature of Edmund Hillary (E.P. Hillary) on lined paper TAPED to the inside front cover. No provenance established for this signature. A detailed account of the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, including an account of the summiting by Sir Edmund Hillary. GOOD condition. Heavy chipping, tearing and small areas of loss along the jacket extremities. General browning, minor soiling and staining to the jacket. Ownership signature in ink in several places on the jacket, book cover and inside the book (including in text). Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Yellowed tape on the inside covers over the ownership signatures/gift inscription. Minor toning to the paper. Bookseller Inventory # 008876

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Conquest of Everest
Publisher: E.P. Dutton and Company
Publication Date: 1954
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hunt, John, Sir [author]; Hillary, Edmund, Sir [contributor]; Duke of Edinburgh, H.R.H. [foreword]
Published by E.P. Dutton & Company, New York (1954)
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Second Story Books, ABAA
(Rockville, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description E.P. Dutton & Company, New York, 1954. Hardcover. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine tan with yellow and black print; DJ has wear to edges, age-toning/foxing to top edge, flap folds, and spine, small tears at spine caps and flap folds, slight spotting and smudging; Textblock clean and tight but for mild age-toning to end papers and ex-libris stamp on front endpapers; xx, 300 pages, frontispiece, 48 pages of plates (some color), illustrated. Rockville. Seller Inventory # 7-34-1295110

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 6.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Hunt, Sir John. Foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary
Published by E. P. Dutton, New York (1954)
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Michael Patrick McCarty, Bookseller
(New Castle, CO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description E. P. Dutton, New York, 1954. Hard cover. xx, 300 p. illus. (part col. ) ports., maps. 23 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Maps, Portraits. Good in fair dust jacket. Pieces missing to top and bottom of dustjacket at spine. The 2nd printing of the first american edition. Seller Inventory # Alibris.0013094

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 6.95
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Hunt, John Hunt, Sir, and Hillary, Edmund, Sir (Final assault chapter by), and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh (Foreword by)
Published by E.P. Dutton & Company., New York. (1954)
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Hedgehog's Whimsey BOOKS etc.
(Newport, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description E.P. Dutton & Company., New York., 1954. Hard cover. Tan and blue cloth over boards. Mountain peak line art, front. xx, 300 p. 23 cm. Illustrations, Maps, Portraits. Mountain climbing, Everest: Background, Planning, Approach, Build-up, Assault, Aftermath, 9 Appendices. Glossary. Index. 8 color photos include frontispiece (Tenzing on summit, 1953). Numerous monochrome photos, drawings. Very good. No dust jacket. Light spine and title page foxing. 1953 author copyright. "W". This edition, U.S. Seller Inventory # Alibris.RT0050007705

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 7.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Hunt, Sir John, with chapter on the Final Assault by Sir Edmund Hillary, foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh
Published by Dutton, NY (1954)
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Dutton, NY, 1954. Condition: VG in G DJ. Photos, map, color frontis (illustrator). 3rd ptg. Lead of the British expedition Hunt gives the deeply moving story of that great undertaking. DJ edge split at spine, chunks missing at edges. Seller Inventory # 050040

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 14.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Hunt, Sir John, Leader of the British Expedition, 1953 / with a chapter by Sir Edmund Hillary / Foreword by H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York (1954)
Used Hardcover First Edition Signed Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cat's Curiosities
(Pahrump, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1954. Hardcover. 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. Reduced from $685. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 006010

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 582.50
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds