Tenzing of Everest

By: MALARTIC, Yves

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First U.S. Edition. Translated from the French by Judith B. Heller. A biography of Tenzing Norgay, the Nepalese sherpa who with Sir Edmund Hillary were the first to successfully climb Mount Everest in 1953. Includes many b&w plates, taken from the United Artists movie made about the feat, 'Conquest of Everest'. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with titling in blue on spine. Jacket features a photo of Tenzing at the summit. --- With previous owner's embossed seal on front free endpaper and slightly yellowed leaves, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Jacket with a large chip at head of spine, and inked signatures on front cover and with rubbing; $4 flap price unclipped and in mylar.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages

Title: Tenzing of Everest

Author Name: MALARTIC, Yves

Categories: >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

Stock No.: 77319