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Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada, King, Clarence

Author Name    King, Clarence

Title   Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near fine

Jacket Condition   Very good

Publisher   New York Norton 1935

Seller ID   23032

Octavo (22 cm), pp. 320. Blue cloth boards with gilt text. Blue jacket with $4 price. Reprint of the 1871 original, with preface and notes by Francis P. Farquhar. Frontispiece and seven plates of black and white photos by Ansel Adams, Cedric Wright, Margery Bridge Farquhar, Lee L. Stopple and J.H. Czock. Previous owner's sticker on front free endpaper, minor bumping to spine ends and light edge wear and rubbing to jacket. "Regarded as the American classic of mountaineering, this book, aside from its value as a piece of genuine Americana, has many-sided interest: historical, scientific, and personal" (jacket copy). "A charming collection of essays" (Lamar. New Encyclopedia of the American West, 596). Dust jacket present.

Price = 30.00 USD

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