This copy has been flat signed by Eric Shipton Author and Mountaineer on the Title Page. The binding of the book remains firm with no hinge weakness and there is no leaning or rolling to spine.
Contents remain clean internally and the book is superbly illustrated with many evocative and atmostpheric black and white pictures. It's really a book of pictures with 92 in total of this reconnaissance of the region of Mount Everest and described as an indispensable background to the pending attempt on Everest.This is a rare Signed copy with Shipton's Signature present and all the more appealing due to the super condition of the book and dust-wrapper. 4to 128pp First Edition 1st Impression . This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "payton14" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.