Title:A Yak for Christmas
Cover:Hard Back With Dust Jacket
Remarks:B&W Photographs. Fine. Dust jacket Clearsleep dust jacket, cello-tapped from insides, Ex libris sticker, cardholder and stamp in many places. Pages slightly sunned and foxed. Apart from these, the book is in very good condition.
Size:146 x 216 mm
Sir Edmund Hillary, his wife Louise and their children travelled through the Himalayas through the Christmas holidays to attend the dedication of a hospital in a remote mountain village. Also a visit to Everest base-camp. Dealing with the travel problems, the high altitude, and reveling in the beauty of the mountains, the hospitality of the Sherpas, and the pride of seeing the school and hospital they had helped finance...and the experience of Christmas far away from home.