Inscribed on the half title: “for Sally / Happy Birthday! / John Hunt / 27th July 1956”.
An account of the successful British expedition led by Hunt in 1953, the first ascent of the highest mountain in the world.
First edition. 8vo., xx, 299pp., numerous photographic plates throughout (8 in colour), 3 maps and several other illustrations in the text, INSCRIBED by the author, original blue cloth gilt, original pictorial dust wrapper, an excellent copy.
Neate H135; Yakushi H269a.