High Adventure - (Hillary)

High Adventure - (Hillary)

High Adventure

Edmund Hillary

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1955, First U.K. Edition. Octavo, 224 pages, maps by A. Spark, line drawings by George Djurkouic, 68 illustrations. slightly chipped Dustjacket.This was Hillary’s first and most famous book, telling his life story to 1955 and then giving his personal account of the First Ascent of Mount Everest. Signed by Ed Hillary and Signed by George Lowe. Lowe was Hillary’s lifetime friend, a Kiwi climbing partner who worked hard setting the difficult climbing route up the steep Lhotse Face on their historic climb. Signed First Edition copies by key members of the expedition are extremely scarce. Very Good Plus. $1,500