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A YAK FOR CHRISTMAS: THE STORY OF A HIMALAYAN HOLIDAY Louise Hillary 1968 1st UK ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Ed Hillary
By Hillary, Louise
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London, 1968, 1st UK edition. 208 pp, 25 b/w photos, mapped end papers.  Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is chipped. Book is fine. Near Fine condition overall.

SIGNED on the title page by Ed Hillary.

Sir Edmund Hillary, his wife Louise and their children traveled through the Himalayas through the Christmas holidays to attend the dedication of a hospital in a remote mountain village. Also a visit to Everest basecamp. Dealing with the travel problems, the high altitude, and reveling in the beauty of the mountains, the hospitality of the Sherpas, and the pride of seeing the school and hospital they had helped finance...and the experience of Christmas far away from home.

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