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High Adventure - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Hodder & Stoughton, London 1955 - Stated First Printing, SIGNED by author Edmund Hillary in Very Good+ condition, shows light foxing of page edges, the Good+ dust jacket shows a couple of small, closed tears and chips along the edges. A very handsome collectible of this true first edition; In 1953, when he was thirty-three years old, Edmund Hillary became the first man to stand at the summit of Mount Everest. High Adventure is Hillary's definitive and entertaining memoir of his Himalayan quest, it takes us step-by-step up the slopes of Everest, describing vividly and in great detail the agonizing climb that he and Tenzing Norgay embarked upon, the perils they faced, and the dramatic final ascent that forever secured them a place of honor in the annals of human exploration First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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