London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. First edition. Signed by the author directly on the title page in blue ink. A Fine copy, clean and appearing unread in a very Nearly Fine dust jacket with only slight wear along the top edge.
Hunt's detailed account of his 1953 adventure to climb Everest's summit. Beginning before the expedition, Hunt's narrative documents his motivations as well as his preparations and how they assisted in the mission's ultimate success and its members' survival. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #4595)