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The Ascent of Everest. John Hunt. 1953 First edition

Hunt, John. The Ascent of Everest. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1953.1st Edition, Hardcover, 8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾” tall, Good/ Poor, 300pp. Illustrated with BW and colour plates. Colour frontispiece showing Tenzing on the Summit of Everest. Foreword by HRH Duke of Edinburgh. Blue cloth, spine top fraying, spine spot sunned, otherwise clean. Endpapers and DJ flaps bear remains of tape marks. Pages otherwise clean in tight binding. Dustjacket intact but chipped and faded at spine. (Mount Everest. Himilayas.) (cat.-000128)

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May 20, 2012 at 7:49 pm

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