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

By: SPECTORSKY, A. C. (editor)

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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

Title: 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

Author Name: SPECTORSKY, A. C. (editor)

Categories: >>Photography, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Publisher: New York, Appleton Century Crofts, Inc.: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 77327