Hillary, Sir Edmund - SCHOOLHOUSE IN THE CLOUDS
Hillary, Sir Edmund. SCHOOLHOUSE IN THE CLOUDS. Doubleday & Company, New York, 1964, First American Edition. 180 pp, 2 endpaper maps, 60 colour photographs. Sir Edmund Hillary returns to Solu Khumbu region of Nepal to build schools, water systems and to provide medical aid for the Sherpa people. His resolve was to repay the Sherpas, recognizing many years of loyal, and courageous service they provided to many mountaineering expeditions. Expedition team also made first ascents of two fine peaks, Taweche and Kangtega. Signed by Ed Hillary and Mike Gill on Title Page. Slightly worn DJ, VG+.