Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: OP57B-308
NO LATITUDE FOR ERROR 1961 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By Hillary, Edmund
Price: $195.00


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
London, 1961, 1st UK edition. 255 pp, b/w photos, maps. Brown cloth hardcover with a  dust jacket. The book and the Dust Jacket are both in Fine condition.

SIGNED on the title page by Ed Hillary.


Hillary's personal account of the Trans-Antarctica expedition. This is one of Hillary's scarcer titles. 

From the inside flap: In this exciting book, Sir Edmund Hillary, who won fame as one of two men to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953, tells of his experiences as leader of the first party ever to drive tractors to the South Pole.

Sir Edmund's New Zealand group - part of the Commonwealth Trans-Arctic Expedition headed by Sir Vivian Fuchs - was originally assigned the task of setting up a supply depot for the use of Sir Vivian's party, which was to cross Antarctica by way of the pole. But when Fuchs was delayed, Hillary and his party pushed on toward the pole.

Driving three battered farm tractors, Sir Edmund and his companions fought their way along the treacherous route to the pole, overcoming the dangers and hardships of crevasses which almost engulfed both men and vehicles, mile after punishing mile of serrated ridges of iron-hard ice, blinding 'whiteouts' that deprived the explorers of all sense of direction. Finally, after crossing more than 1,250 miles of snowy, icy wasteland, Sir Edmund and his party reached the actual South Pole.

Told with Sir Edmund's flair for vivid narrative and vigorous writing, No Latitude for Error, fully describes the New Zealand party's contribution to the Trans-Atlantic Expedition, and provides a splendid account of Antartic exploration and adventure.


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
NO LATITUDE FOR ERROR Edmund Hillary 1961 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $64.95 (65%)
- Item # OP57-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASCENT OF EVEREST John Hunt 3rd UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary and Michael Ward
By: Hunt, John
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $300.00, You Save $150.00 (50%)
- Item # OP001F-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SIR EDMUND HILLARY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 8X10 KARSH 1960
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $150.00
- Item # HW11A-5851
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY 1979 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $125.00
- Item # OP323-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THREE NEW ZEALAND $5 BILLS SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY. SET OF 3 CONSECUTIVELY NUMBERED! New & Unissued Condition First Issue 1992
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $1495.00
- Item # HW1B-381
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASCENT OF EVEREST John Hunt 2nd UK ed Hardcover No DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary and George Lowe
By: Hunt, John
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $300.00, You Save $150.00 (50%)
- Item # OP001G-
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TWO NEW ZEALAND $5 BILLS SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY. SET OF 2 CONSECUTIVELY NUMBERED! New & Unissued Condition First Issue 1992
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $895.00
- Item # HW1A-425
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NEW ZEALAND $5 BILL SIGNED BY SIR EDMUND HILLARY New & Unissued Condition First Issue Paper 1992
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $495.00
- Item # HW1-425
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SIR EDMUND HILLARY'S SAGARMATHA 1991 Large Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund, Hans Ofer, Lisa Choegyal, Wendy Brewer
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $100.00 (40%)
- Item # OP651-308
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SIR EDMUND HILLARY AND THE PEOPLE OF EVEREST Anne B. Keiser 2002 1st ed Hardcover DJ New SIGNED by Edmund Hillary as E.P. Hillary 2 Copies Available
By: Keiser, Anne, photos; text by Cynthia Ramsay
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $100.00 (40%)
- Item # BK1828-3082
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
VIEW FROM THE SUMMIT Edmund Hillary 1999 1st NZ ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Ed Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $145.00
- Item # OP654-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ASCENT: TWO LIVES EXPLORED 1986 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund and Peter
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $59.95, You Save $29.96 (50%)
- Item # OP139-7325
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIGH IN THE THIN COLD AIR 1962 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Edmund Hillary DJ
By: Hillary, Edmund and Desmond Doig
Price $175.00
- Item # OP321-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY 1979 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $125.00
- Item # OP323-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY 1979 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $85.00
- Item # OP322-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NO LATITUDE FOR ERROR Edmund Hillary 1961 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $64.95 (65%)
- Item # OP57-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WILDERNESS MAGAZINE NZ MAY 2003 EDMUND HILLARY COLLECTOR'S ISSUE
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $9.95
- Item # JR241
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EAST OF EVEREST: AN ACCOUNT OF THE NEW ZEALAND ALPINE CLUB HIMALAYAN EXPEDITION TO THE BARUN VALLEY IN 1954 Hillary and Doig 1956 1st US ed Review Copy Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hillary, Edmund and George Lowe
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $19.96 (40%)
- Item # OP41-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NOTHING VENTURE, NOTHING WIN Edmund Hillary 1975 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $39.99 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $110.01 (73%)
- Item # OP324A-732
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE 1982 June PRESERVING MOUNT EVEREST June 1982
By: Hillary, Edmund
Price $10.00
- Item # NG0682
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BEYOND THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER: TRAVELS IN THE HINDU KUSH AND KARAKORAMS Maureen Lines 1988 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Lines, Maureen
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $40.01 (89%)
- Item # BK562-349
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SKIING: FUNDAMENTALS, EQUIPMENT AND ADVANCED TECHNIQUE Proctor and Stephens 1936 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Fine
By: Proctor, Charles N. and Rockwell R. Stephens
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $79.96 (80%)
- Item # OP6583-374
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE HERAUSFORDERUNG: ZWEI UND EIN ACHTTAUSENDER [THE CHALLENGE GASHERBRUM 1 AND LHOTSE] Reinhold Messner 1977 Paperback Fine
By: Messner, Reinhold
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # BK194D-851
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SPUREN ZUM KAMPF [TRACKS TO THE FIGHT] Hellmut Lantschner 1936 1st ed Hardcover Near Fine
By: Lantschner, Hellmut
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $99.95, You Save $79.96 (80%)
- Item # OP6559-374
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE ASCENT OF EVEREST John Hunt 1953 UK ed SIGNED by 45+ great climbers: Kor, Anker, Beckey, Bonington, Habeler, Hillary, Hornbein, Messner, Washburn, Jim Whittaker, Venables, Schoening etc
By: Hunt, John and Ed Hillary
Price $4500.00 ~ Regular $7500.00, You Save $3000.00 (40%)
- Item # OP001C-425
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE DIARY OF A FORTY-NINER Alfred T. Jackson, Chauncey L. Canfield 1906 1st ed Hardcover Very Good
By: Jackson, Alfred T., Chauncey L. Canfield (Editor)
Price $30.00 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $10.00 (25%)
- Item # OP6135-902
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRAVELS AMONGST THE GREAT ANDES OF THE EQUATOR 2 Volumes Edward Whymper 1891-92 2nd UK ed Very Good
By: Whymper, Edward
Price $239.00 ~ Regular $400.00, You Save $161.00 (40%)
- Item # OP1729H-425
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DIE GEBIRGSGRUPPE BOGDO-OLA IM OSTLICHEN TIAN-SCHAN [THE BOGDO-OLA MOUNTAIN RANGE IN THE EASTERN TIAN SHAN] 2 Volumes Gottfried Merzbacher 1916 1st ed. Marbled Boards Near Fine
By: Merzbacher, Gottfried, Kurt Leuchs
Price $749.99 ~ Regular $1500.00, You Save $750.01 (50%)
- Item # OP3695AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SCHACH DEM SKIUNFALL [CHESS THE SKI ACCIDENT] Emil Dowisch c. 1935 1st ed Paperback Fine
By: Dowisch, Emil
Price $19.00 ~ Regular $49.95, You Save $30.95 (62%)
- Item # OP6392-473
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MINUS THREE: Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, McKinley Gene Mason 1st ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By: Mason, Gene
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $35.00, You Save $30.01 (86%)
- Item # OP1002A-349
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart