High Adventure - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
First US Edition/1st Printing, SIGNED by author "E. P Hillary". Fine condition, showing very light browning of pages, in Good+ dust jacket with a couple of small chips along the edges, mainly on the back side;
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.