When Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay stepped onto the summit of Mount Everest on 29 May 1953 they caught the imagination of the world in a way that was to be unmatched until man stood on the surface of the Moon.
DUSTJACKET,,, YES (JUST)
DUSTJACKET CONDITION... VERY POOR, LIGHT STAINING TO FRONT VERY LARGE AREAS OF LOSS TO REAR APPROX 50%, HEAVY EDGEWEAR ALL EDGES WITH A TEAR TO SPINE AT MIDDLE.
BOOK CONDITION... GILT ON BLUE CLOTH.
EDGEWEAR AND SUNNING TO TOP EDGE, EDGE WEAR ALL EDGES, LIGHT STAIN TO TOP REAR, CORNERS BUMPED, GIFT INSCRIPTION DATED 1953 ON FFP. PAGEBLOCK EDGES SHOW FOXING, DOES NOT INTRUDE INTO TEXT.