Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. , Inc., 1961.
An attractive first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with slightly browned spine. Slight bumping of book corners and spine with minimal browning of endpapers. This copy signed by author Edmund Hillary directly onto the title page.
Sir Edmund Hillary's personal story of his part in the great Transarctic Expedition. It was his enthusiasm for polar exploration that made him plan and train the New Zealand expedition with the greatest efficiency, so that all his vital tasks were completed ahead of schedule. An exciting adventure, told in Hillary's plain, natural style.