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"Seven Years in Tibet" Incredible Heinrich Harrer Archive
1954. Harrer Heinrich "Seven Years in Tibet" Incredible Heinrich Harrer Archive HEINRICH HARRER, Autograph Inscription Signed, to Walter "Toppy" Edwards, in Seven Years in Tibet (New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1954), with dust jacket. 314 pp., 6" x 8.75". Dust jacket has some edge tears and a 4.5" tear on the front. Also includes HEINRICH HARRER, Autograph Letter Signed, to Mary Edwards, January 29, 1998, 2pp., 8.25" x 11.625"; HEINRICH HARRER, black-and-white photograph of Harrer with Sir John Hunt and Fred Rössuer at an international race in 1956, inscribed to "Toppy" Edwards and signed "Heinrich," 5.625" x 3.875"; an unused postcard from the Heinrich Harrer Museum; and a typescript entitled "Delight in Big Adventure: Heinrich Harrer, man and explorer," translated in 1952, 14 pp., 8.5" x 11". The volume is inscribed "To Mr. Edwards with my very best wishes from H. Harrer," followed by an inscription in Tibetan, both dated "Washington, Oct. 1954." Below that inscription is another: "March 1955. In the meantime I have the pleasure and privilege to call above 'Mr.' my friend 'Toppy'. / Heinrich." In the 1998 letter to Mary Edwards, Harrer wrote, "I'm sorry to hear that Toppy passed away, he was always a friend and very helpful." He also reflected on the 1997 film adaptation of his Seven Years in Tibet starring Brad Pitt, "The movie has not much to do with my character - but it is very helpful for the Tibetan cause." The autobiographical travel account Seven Years in Tibet was translated into 53 languages. It became a bestseller in … [Click Below for Full Description]
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