First edition, first printing. Signed by Edmund Hillary. Publisher's original grey boards with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with map endpapers, 9 further maps and drawings, 60 photographs, 13 of which are colour. An excellent very near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the original dustwrapper that has a single short closed tear to the top left corner of the front panel. Not price-clipped (£6.50 net to the front flap).
Signed by Edmund Hillary in blue ink on the title page. Hillary's perilous 2500 km journey from the Ocean to the Sky along India's holy River Ganges was his last major expedition. World renowned filmmaker Michael Dillon joined the expedition, the subsequent feature length documentary winning multiple awards.
Stock code: 19572