High in the Thin Cold Air - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Edmund Hillary, Desmond Doig
A scarce First U. S. Edition, SIGNED by author "Ed Hillary". The American edition preceded the UK version and shows color photos the UK edition does not. Book is in Fine condition showing only slight bumping of corners and spine in Fine Dustjacket with minor rubbing. A superb collectible of Himalaya Expedition history;
The Master of Everest sets out on a two-part mission: (1) to find the Abominable Snowman and (2) to discover how ordinary men can survive a winter at dizzying altitudes, the story of the Himalayan Expedition led by Sir Edmund Hillary.