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THE BOY'S BOOK OF EXPLORATION. SIGNED by Edmund Hillary. London 1957 1st UK edition
By Hillary, Edmund.
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London, 1957, 1st edition. 196 pp, 23 photos. A climbing and adventure anthology.  Twelve non-fiction short stories telling first-person accounts of exploration ranging from mountaineering to space travel to diving, mining, and an Antarctic expedition. A nicely produced book for boys.

Edited by the conqueror of Everest, this is the collected accounts of twelve different explorers who dared mountains, the Antarctic, Africa, outer space and other inhospitable realms. Includes writings by Shackleton. Ralph Izzard (who combed the Himalaya in search of the Abominable Snowman), Heyerdahl, Lindbergh, Heinrich Harrer and more. DJ, Near Fine.

SIGNED by Edmund Hillary

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