Hillary, Sir Edmund - NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN
Hillary, Sir Edmund. NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN. Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1975, First U.K. Edition (4th Impression). 319 pp, 17 maps & diagrams, 42 B&W photographs and 17 colour photographs. Hillary's first autobiography told in an understated manner, honest and straight-forward. He once regarded this book as his best, and it remains an important title in New Zealand collections. Signed and Inscribed on Title Page by Ed Hillary to his Antarctic Pilot John Claydon; also Signed by Norman Hardie and Mike Gill. Dustjacket spine faded, small quarter-inch tear at top front, else VG+.