Book #18606

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

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

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1975.
ISBN: 0698106490

An attractive first American edition/first printing in Fine condition in Near Fine dust-jacket with waterstain on inside.

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; xiv,15-319, [1] pages.

Price: $90.00

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.