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SIR EDMUND HILLARY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 8X10 1960 Only One Available
By Hillary, Edmund
Price: $245.00


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Bernard Photographic, February 16, 1960. 8x10 inch original news photograph with editing notes and caption glued to back along with a clipping of the final photo in newsprint. Caption reads: "Sir Edmund Hillary leaves London Airport today after spending two weeks here making arrangements for his expedition's assault on Mount Makalu in the Himalayas." Photo is a working proof, so has a staple at the edge and shows touchups to Sir Edmund's hair in places. Near Fine condition overall.

We were fortunate to have met with Sir Edmund Hillary many times in the 1990s and 2000s.  Being booksellers, we often asked him to autograph books by and about him. But we also brought along some other goodies.

Edmund Hillary signed this photo for us about 30 years ago in Los Angeles during a fund raising event for the American Himalayan Foundation, to which we had contributed. The print is signed in blue ink.

A note on Postage: 

If you are ordering just a Hillary photo (or several) to a US address, we will ship it by Priority Mail for $10.  If ordering with other items, it is just 95 cents extra.

If order just a photo (or several) to a Canadian or Foreign Address, we will charge $25.  This is because the USA has very high international rates, and to protect the photo we have to add stiffeners that add weight. If you order a photo with other items, we can usually send it at what the website adds for one additional item, usually under $10. 

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