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The Ascent of Everest


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By John Hunt, with a Foreword by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1953, 1st UK Edition, small damp stain on rear board, D/w (small tear at base of spine, small damp stain to rear of wrapper), V.G.   Signed by the author on paper stuck onto front free endpaper.   The official account of the first ascent of Everest by Hillary and Tenzing on the British Mount Everest Expedition 1953, led by John Hunt (1910-1998), and the first book written about the climb, with the final assault section written by Hillary.


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Weight0.9 kg