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CHALLENGE OF THE UNKNOWN. SIGNED by Edmund Hillary. NY 1958 1st edition DJ
By Hillary, Edmund.
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(Notice this copy was signed by Ed with a fountain Pen.  When he saw that I brought a fountain pen that day, he groaned!)

New York, 1958, 1st edition. A climbing and adventure anthology. Hillary told us he cannot remember editing this book! (Actually he had not seen this USA edition, also published as The Boy's Book of Exploration). 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 Himalays in search of the Abominable Snowman), Heyerdahl, Lindbergh, Heinrich Harrar and more.  DJ, Near Fine - Fine.

SIGNED by Edmund Hillary.

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