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THE EPICS OF EVEREST Leonard Wibberley 1954 1st ed Hardcover Fine SIGNED by Jim Wickwire
By Wibberley, Leonard
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New York, Ariel Books, 1954, 1st edition. 217 pp, b/w illustrations. Yellow and navy cloth hardcover with no dust jacket, but also no noticeable flaws. Fine.

Former owner was Jim Wickwire, whose signature 
is at the top of the mapped end paper



A young person's history of Everest, from the first sightings, the early attempts and victims, and finally the summit in 1953 by Tenzing and Hillary.

Wibberley is best known for writing the novel, later a movie, The Mouse That Roared.

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