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CHALLENGE OF THE UNKNOWN 1958 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Edmund Hillary
By Hillary, Edmund (Editor)
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New York, 1958, 1st edition. 221 pp, b/w photos. Gray cloth hardcover with black titles and decoration and dust jacket. Fine.

SIGNED by Ed Hillary


A climbing and adventure anthology. Hillary told us he could not remember editing this book! (Actually he had not seen this US edition, also published as The Boys' Book of Exploration). 

Edited by the conqueror of Everest, this is the collected accounts of twelve different explorers who dared mountains, the Antarctic, Africa, outer space and other inhospitable realms. Includes writings by Shackleton. Ralph Izzard (who combed the Himalays in search of the Abominable Snowman), Heyerdahl, Lindbergh, Heinrich Harrar and more.  

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