The Ascent of Mount Everest 1953 70th Anniversary celebrated with the best books written and signed by John Hunt, Ed Hillary, Tenzing and Jan Morris!

MOUNT EVEREST BOOKS written at the time of the First Ascent of Mount Everest to celebrate the most exciting achievement by man at that time.

‘I looked upwards to see a narrow snow ridge running up to a snowy summit. A few more whacks of the ice-axe in the firm snow and we stood on top.’

‘The Summit By Edmund Hillary’ in THE ASCENT OF EVEREST by John Hunt.

Hunt J. THE ASCENT OF EVEREST.   Hodder & Stoughton. 1954 4th. and only edition with the Chart of the Ascent of Everest [fold.]  pp300.  cold. frontis. 7 cold. plates. 48 b/w. text illus. by Charles Evans. Signed by John Hunt and Tenzing on title page, by Ed Hillary (also plate 46), John Hunt (again), Charles Evans, Griffith Pugh, Alf Gregory, George Lowe, Michael Ward, Charles Wylie on half title. sp. faded and sl. rubbed in the original 25/- net dust jacket Very Good- £3,800

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Copies of The Ascent of Everest signed by Tenzing are most uncommon.

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