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High Adventure by Edmund Hillary

High Adventure by Edmund Hillary

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High Adventure

by Edmund Hillary

with maps by A. Spark and sketches by George Djurkouic

Readers Book Club, 1957, black and white photographic plates, illustrations, maps, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, foxing to endpapers, no inscriptions; dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, bumping and chipping to edges and corners {see photographs)

“What personal reactions stir a man who stands on top of the world…? Here is an intensely stirring story of a life, of a purpose, of a MAN.  Here is what the awesome void of the Himalayan heights, the spadework of the preparations, the companionship of the camps, the countless earlier climbs in far different conditions felt like to a quiet-spoken New Zealander who did what men had died in vain to do through the years.”


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