South Col. One Man’s Adventure On The Ascent of Everest, 1953 Signed By Wilfrid Noyce

Noyce, Wilfrid


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Published by Heinemann, London, UK, 1954. First edition. Original cloth gilt. Dustwrapper. Size: 15.2cm x 22.3cm. pp. 303. Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps.Foreword by Sir John Hunt. Noyce was the first member of the 1953 Everest Expedition to accomplish the ascent of the South Col, the small plateau just beneath the summit, from which the successful party subsequently set out. Arguably the best account of the expedition. Flat signed by Noyce to the title page. Binding nice and tight but very slightly faded. Occasional slight foxing. A very good indeed, tight, clean copy in very good, slightly nicked, chipped and rubbed dustwrapper. Scarce signed.