Book #14136

East Of Everest - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Edmund Hillary, George Lowe
East Of Everest - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Edmund Hillary, George Lowe.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., c1956.

First U. S. edition in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ shows a little rubbing and creasing along edges with slight tears at corners and minor staining. This copy signed by author Edmund "Ed" 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: $700.00

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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