Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; xiv,15-319,  pages
Publisher: New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1975.
A bright first American edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with bumped corners in Very Good dust-jacket with light edgewear, minor tape repair to jacket verso. The late signature of 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.