Book #18601

Nothing Venture, Nothing Win - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Edmund Hillary
Nothing Venture, Nothing Win - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Edmund Hillary.
Nothing Venture, Nothing Win - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; xiv,15-319, [1] pages
Publisher: New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1975.
ISBN: 0698106490

A nice first American edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, little bumping to corners in alike, lightly edgeworn dust-jacket with small tear to back panel. SIGNED by author "Ed Hillary" on the title page.

A magnificent book to match a singularly magnificent life, the full frankly told story of one of the great adventurers of the last century. A splendid self-portrait of a complex and uncommon man, Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Everest, Antarctic explorer, builder of schools, bridges, hospitals high in the Himalayas for the Sherpas of Nepal.

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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