Title Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada
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.