High in the Thin Cold Air by Sir Edmund Hillary (1962) signed first edition book


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Sir Edmund Hillary and Desmond Doig - High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition Led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia

New York: Doubleday, 1962. First American edition, first printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth binding. 254 pp. Illustrated with dozens of color photos. Signed by Sir Edmund Hillary on title page. Good condition. Edges of boards and textblock are somewhat worn. Clean pages. No markings. Dust jacket is in very good shape, crisp and colorful with a tiny bit of rubbing along periphery.

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