Nothing Venture, Nothing Win - 1st Edition/1st Printing
A scarce First U. S. Edition, signed by author "Ed Hillary" on the title page. Fine condition hardcover showing very little wear in alike dust jacket with minor chipping along edges;
A magnificent book to match a singularly magnificent life, the full frankly told story of one of the great adventurers of the last century. A splendid self-portrait of a complex and uncommon man, Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Everest, Antarctic explorer, builder of schools, bridges, hospitals high in the Himalayas for the Sherpas of Nepal.