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    Signed by Sir Edmund Hillary
    and Other Everest Climbers

    John Hunt. The Ascent of Everest. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. First edition. Signed by Sir Edmund Hillary and 38 other noted Everest climbers on the half-title page, title and dedication pages. Octavo. xx, 299 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's original light blue cloth lettered in gilt. Dust jacket. Boards worn and soiled; rear hinge cracked, else very good. See the complete listing of signers online. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    Signed by Peter Hillary, Junko Tabei, Sharon Wood, Kryzsztof Wielicki, Jamling Tenzing, Pat Morrow, Reinhold Messner, Babu Chirri, David Breashears, Brad Washburn, Conrad Anker, Pete Athans, Maurice Herzog, Ed Viesturs, Peter Haberle, Chris Bonington, Jeff Lowe, Rick Ridgeway, Jon Krakauer, Kurt Diemberger, Charles Houston, Stephen Venables, Barry Blanchard, Doug Scott, Peter Schoening, Dr. Christopher Pizzo, Gerry Roach, Vernon Tejas, Eric Simonson, John Roskelley, Jim Whittaker, Mark Francis Twilight, Goran Kropp, Ed Webster, Royal Robbins, Nicholas Clinch, Tomaz Humar, Greg Child, and Conrad Anker (signed twice).



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