Book #13433

East Of Everest , an Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954

Edmund Hillary, George Lowe
East Of Everest , an Account of the New Zealand Alpine Club Himalayan Expedition to the Barun Valley in 1954. Edmund Hillary, George Lowe.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., nd [1956].

A Fine, crisp copy this first U. S. edition in dustjacket only showing little rubbing and creasing along edges, SIGNED by author Edmund Hillary on the title page.

The story of Sir Edmund Hillary's next mountain adventure after Everest 1953; the account of that eventful New Zealand Alpine Club expedition to the Barun Valley which scored its achievement against considerable odds. Contains 48 pages of photogravure illustrations.

Price: $490.00

Author Bio

Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary (July 20, 1919 - Jan., 11 2008), New Zealand mountaineer and explorer. On May 29, 1953, he and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest as part of the ninth British expedition to Everest, led by John Hunt.

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