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CHALLENGE OF THE UNKNOWN Edmund Hillary 1958 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine [Not Signed]
By Hillary, Edmund (Editor)
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New York, 1958, 1st edition. Gray cloth hardcover with black titles and decoration and chipped dust jacket, book is fine. Near Fine overall.

A climbing and adventure anthology. Hillary told us he cannot remember editing this book! (Actually he had not seen this US 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 Harrer and more. 

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