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SIR EDMUND HILLARY SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH 8X10 1956 Only One Available
By Hillary, Edmund
Price: $295.00


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Topical Press Agency, March 23, 1956. 8x10 inch original news photograph with caption glued to back. Caption reads in part: "Photo shows: Sir John Hunt of the Everest Expedition who came aboard the Theron to greet Sir Edmund Hillary photographed on their reunion, after the Theron had docked at the Pool of London this morning." Sepia tone photo is a working proof, so is a bit bowed from the glue used on back but is otherwise in 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 US 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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