Everest: Yuichiro Miura & Japanese Everest Skiing Expedition
Tokyo: Bungeishunju, 1970.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. 10" x 12", 90 (nearly all photographs),  pp, extensively illustrated in full color. Slight bump to foot of spine, else a fine copy in like dust jacket, with the original pictorial slipcase, which shows moderate wear (some chipping) to the paper at the corners. Text in English and Japanese. Yichiro Miura became the first person to ski on Mount Everest on May 6, 1970. He descended nearly 4,200 vertical feet from the South Col (elevation over 26,000 ft). This book documents the full expedition that made his accomplishment possible, including brief mention and a few images relating to the six Sherpas who lost their lives in an ice-fall avalanche. Oversized: additional shipping charges will apply for priority or international orders.