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High Adventure


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By Edmund Hillary

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1955, 1st UK Edition, Insc, D/w (slight nicks), V.G.  Signed by the author on the title page “E.P. Hillary”.  This is Edmund Hillary’s first book and his first volume of autobiography.  It is his main book covering the successful 1953 Everest Expedition on which he, along with Sherpa Tenzing, made the first ascent of Everest.  It includes his description of the 1951 Reconnaissance expedition and the Cho Oyu attempt, as well as a short section on his early climbs.

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Weight0.6 kg