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Lot #235
Edmund Hillary

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Souvenir typescript, one page, 8.5 x 11, entitled Ascent. In part, “I chipped steps over bump after bump, wondering a little desperately where the top could be…A few more whacks with my ice-axe and Tenzing and I stood on top of Everest. It was eleven thirty a.m. on May 29th 1953.” Nicely signed at the bottom in black ink. In very fine condition. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #334 - Ended June 18, 2008