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The Ascent of Everest - John Hunt

Hodder & Stoughton, 1953, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ a little faded, rubbed at the head and tail of the spine. Leans very slightly. A pleasant copy.

Illustrated with B&W photographs and a colour frontispiece. This is the story of how, on 29th May, 1953, two men, both endowed with outstanding stamina and skill, inspired by an unflinching resolve, reached the top of Everest and came back unscathed to rejoin their comrades. Illustrated in colour and tone chapter 16 by Sir Edmund Hilary. Appendices by Members of the expedition.
Size: 9" x 6"
Number of Pages: 300
Introduction: H. R. H. The Duke of Edinburgh

£50.00 (Now Sold)