Peter Mulgrew – No Place For Men – First Edition 1964 – SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Mulgrew with ALS dated 1965

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Peter Mulgrew – No Place For Men – First Edition 1964 – SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Mulgrew with ALS dated 1965

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A first edition, first printing published by Reed in 1964. A near fine book without inscriptions SIGNED and inscribed by the Author on the half title page ‘To Jeremy and Chitra/Peter Mulgrew’. Small booksellers stamps to the foot of the rear of the front endpaper. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some light edgewear and a little loss to the extremities. Complete with letter dated 18th April 1965. The letter is signed in ink to Jeremy and signed off ‘Yours, Peter’. The letter states that ‘Ed’ (Edmund Hillary) will pay back money he owed to Jeremy and that Hillary is in the USA before returning to New Zealand.
Peter Mulgrew was a New Zealand mountaineer who was great friends with Edmund Hillary with whom he embarked upon many expeditions. Mulgrew replaced Hillary on Flight 901 at Mount Erebus on a sightseeing flight to Antarctica as travel commentator. The plane crashed killing 257 people. Hillary married Mulgrew’s widow in 1989.

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A first edition, first printing published by Reed in 1964. A near fine book without inscriptions SIGNED and inscribed by the Author on the half title page ‘To Jeremy and Chitra/Peter Mulgrew’. Small booksellers stamps to the foot of the rear of the front endpaper. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some light edgewear and a little loss to the extremities. Complete with letter dated 18th April 1965. The letter is signed in ink to Jeremy and signed off ‘Yours, Peter’. The letter states that ‘Ed’ (Edmund Hillary) will pay back money he owed to Jeremy and that Hillary is in the USA before returning to New Zealand.
Peter Mulgrew was a New Zealand mountaineer who was great friends with Edmund Hillary with whom he embarked upon many expeditions. Mulgrew replaced Hillary on Flight 901 at Mount Erebus on a sightseeing flight to Antarctica as travel commentator. The plane crashed killing 257 people. Hillary married Mulgrew’s widow in 1989.