Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company , 1964. First printing. Hardcover. 429 pp. Bound in blue cloth with white and light blue lettering on the spine, red topstain, illustrated endpapers and pastedowns in color. Price of $8.95 on front flap of jacket. Numerous black and white photographs and several color photographs from the expedition. An attractive copy of this account of the 1963 American expedition to Mount Everest, which had the distinction of being the first to take movies at the summit and communicate by radio from there (and put what was, up to that time, the largest number of climbers on the summit in one day). Very near Fine / Near Fine. Item #00007901
Close to Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with a small closed tear at the top of the spine panel and a few hints of edge wear.