The special edition issued for young readers
Morris, James ~ Coronation Everest : Signed By The Author
Faber and Faber, London : 1970
The First UK printing of this special edition issued for young readers, published by Faber and Faber in 1970. The first UK trade edition having been published in 1958. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with some light toning and spotting to the text-block. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine condition. A little fading to the red lettering on the spine. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Signed (without dedication) by the author to the title page. James Morris accompanied Hunt's Mount Everest climbing party as the then anonymous special correspondent of 'The Times' newspaper.. An early scarce title from the acclaimed travel writer James (now Jan) Morris. Collectible.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Near Fine