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A HAESTA TINDI JARDAR [ON THE HIGHEST PEAK ON EARTH, The Ascent of Everest] John Hunt 1954 Hardcover Near Fine (In Icelandic)
By Hunt, John
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Reykjavík, 1954. 260 pp, b/w and color photos and illustrations. In Icelandic. Hardcover. Near Fine.

Introduction by Sigurður Þórarinsson. Translators Magnús Kjartanson, Óli Hermannsson, Ásgeir Bl. Magnússon.

This book contains a full and detailed account of the 1953 ascent of Everest. It's the Icelandic language version of Hunt's The Ascent of Everest.

"Since I have written this book, it is in fact the work of all those who took part in the British expedition to Everest in 1953, who created and lived together in an event that the story is about." - Translated from the preface by John Hunt

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