Sir Edmund Hillary and Michael Ward Signed Copy of "Everes...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionSir Edmund Hillary and Michael Ward Signed Copy of "Everest 1953, First Ascent: A Clinical Record." 11 pages, 8.5" x 11", no place; no date. "Everest 1953, First Ascent: A Clinical Record" was originally printed in 1953, and then subsequently published in "High Altitude Medicine & Biology" in 2003 on the 50th Anniversary. Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the two men to first summit Mount Everest. Michael Ward took part in the 1951 reconnaissance expedition and was the doctor on the 1953 team. He was responsible for recording the climbers' physiological states during the ascent which is documented here. Signatures in black and blue ink respectively.
Condition: Slight smudging to Ward's signature. Two staples at left side.
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