Title: High in the Thin Cold Air
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London
Publication Date: 1963
Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
No signatures. A few spots of foxing to top page edges. A few small 1/8" tears to edges of dust wrapper. No chips to dust wrapper. Moderate rubbing and some marks to dust wrapper. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper in archival mylar cover. ; First UK edition. 287 pages + frontis + plates + maps on endpapers. Grey cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 137mm. "The story of the Himalayan Scientific and Mountaineering Expedition 1960-61." - from dust wrapper blurb. Contents: Preface; Roster of the Expedition; Part I: In Search of Snowmen by Desmond Doig - Kathmandu; Trek; Furs and Footprints; On to the Tolam Bau; Khumjung; Articles of Agreement; Khunjo Chumbi, World Traveller; The Sherpas; The Yeti Stories. Part II: Our Life in the Clouds by Sir Edmund Hillary - Into the Mingbo Valley; Himalayan Winter; The 'Terrible Tooth' of Amadablam; Across the Hongu; To the Makalu Col; The Assault; The Desperate Days; Farewell to Khumjung. Glossary; Index.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 6291
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