Book #14232

High in the Thin Cold Air - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Edmund Hillary, Desmond Doig
High in the Thin Cold Air - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Edmund Hillary, Desmond Doig.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1962.

A scarce Very Good+ 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. The Near Fine Dustjacket shows only little rubbing.

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.

Price: $290.00

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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