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From the Ocean to the Sky - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Hillary, Edmund

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ISBN 10: 0670331724 / ISBN 13: 9780670331727
Published by Viking Press, New York, 1979
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A scarce first U. S. edition, SIGNED by author Edmund Hillary on title page, includes original errata slip regarding pages 80, 112, and 113. Book and dust jacket in Fine condition, with price unclipped; A rich and intimate encounter with the tiger of the Sunderbans, with Hindu holy men and Sikh pilgrims, with rural Bengali villagers and hysterical Calcutta crowds. At every teeming city ghat and wharf, at each remote refueling stop, the people of India - fishermen, city dignitaries, village elders, excited school-children, ancient porters, yogis- all responded with an outpouring of warmth and enthusiasm to honor the Western travelers whose pilgrimage up the holy river symbolized so much for those along the banks First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 13148

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Title: From the Ocean to the Sky - 1st Edition/1st ...

Publisher: Viking Press, New York

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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This is a memorable story of a jet boat expedition up the Ganges from the Bay of Bengal to its Himalayan source, led by Sir Edmund Hillary and his New Zealand and Indian team.

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