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1 SPECTORSKY, A. C. (editor) The Book of the Mountains: Being a Collection of Writings About the Mountains in all Their Aspects; with 64 Pages of Illustrations in Halftone and Gravure, and Many Line Drawings
77327 New York Appleton Century Crofts, Inc. 1955 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First Edition, with (1) on last page. Spectorsky has assembled a very appealing collection of writings and photos extolling the great mountains and ranges of the world in this hefty edition. With page after page of very attractive b&w photos (64 pages altogether) and line drawings. Publisher's flyer about this work laid in. Pictorial brown-toned cloth-covered boards showing traditional drawings of mountains. Titling in brown, gilt, blue, black and red on cover; in white and red on spine. Interior clean, bright and firm. No usual dust jacket, but protected with clear acetate cover, with a tape-repaired tear to back. --- With previous owner's sticker affixed to front free endpaper, with a little soiling to textblock edges; otherwise a firm, clean unmarked copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xx, 492 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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2 SPECTORSKY, A. C. (editor) The Book of the Sea: Being a collection of writings about the sea in all its aspects; with 64 pages of illus. in halftone and gravure, and many line drawings.
72730 New York Appleton-Century-Crofts 1954 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
Extensive list of essays and fiction excerpts by dozens of writers on one common subject. With numerous photos and line drawings. In pictorial covers, with clear plastic dust jacket. Light soiling at edges; interior clean and bright. Tear at title page area. Jacket has 1/4 in tear at head of spine. ; 2 x 9.9 x 6.6 Inches; 488 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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