Somersworth: New Hampshire Publishing, 1971. Ed. by E. J. Hanrahan. Illus. 8vo, pr. wrs. Somersworth: New Hampshire Publishing, 1971. Very good.
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Paris: Abbeville, 1907. 17 black & white plates,201 pages, short slim 4to, brown cloth (lightly rubbed), leather spine label. Paris, 1907. First Edition. Very Scarce. Very good (+). Inscribed buy the author on the half-title.
New York: Julius Bien & Co., 1895. Map. Color lithograph. 36" x 25". Very detailed map of Essex County and the Adirondack Mountains. Shows from the southern border of Essex County, Bullhead Mountain being the southernmost mountain shown. Extends up to Port Kent and shows Burlington, VT on the other side of the river. The majority of the High Peaks Wilderness is located in Essex County. Notations and coloring show both political boundaries and elevation. Julius Bien (1826-1909) was an...
Amsterdam. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 15" x 19.75". This striking circa 1640 map by Willem Blaeu depicts the regions of Zurich and vicinity, Switzerland. The map covers northern Switzerland and extends from Mullhouse to the Obersee. The important towns of Basel, Lucerne, Zurich, Argow, and several others are noted in profile. The map also labels lakes, rivers and other topographic features with beautifully rendered mountains and forests. Latin text on verso provides interesting history and description of...
New York: St. Martin's, 1997. Color Illus. 8vo, black boards, d.w. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1997). Book Club Edition. Near Fine.
Boston: T.G. Bradford, 1835. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 8 x 10 inches, sheet measures 10 x 13.5 inches. Plate 12 from "Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical and Commercial." Intriguingly, details of the highest altitudes recorded in flight by both condor and hot air balloon are indicated. Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston-based map publisher best known for his "important contributions to American cartography, the 1838 "Illustrated Atlas Geographical, Statistical and Historical of the United States and...
Saint Paul: Webb Book Publishing, 1943. Illus. by Rockwell Kent. 8vo, blue cloth, top and bottom of spine wrinkled, corners bumped. Saint Paul: Webb Book Publishing, 1943. Narrative of mountain climbing in German-occupied Norway during World War II.
Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 2002. Illus. 8vo, gray boards, d.w. Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, (2002). Near Fine.
London: Macmillan, 1877. Being Notes of a Vacation Tour in the Autumn of 1876. 420p., frontispiece, map and ads. 8vo, green cloth, white library numbers & small hole in spine; ink stain on front cover. London: Macmillan, 1877. The frontispiece & facing title page are dampstained in the bottom margin, otherwise an internally clean, tight copy of a scarce book.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Maps & illustrations. 12mo, gray cloth, spine ends very lightly worn, otherwise very good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, n.d., circa 1930. Chapters include Lhasa, the North Pole, the South Pole, Mount McKinley, and Mount Everest.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1968. Illus. 8vo, two-toned cloth, d.w. chipped, several pages damptained in top margins, some pages underlined in ink. Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1968).
Longmans, 1901. Many black and white illustrations by H.G. Willink and Others. 464 pages (top edge gilt). 8vo, 3/4 navy blue leather over pale yellow cloth, (cloth is lightly soiled, due to light color, mostly confined to back cover), with lovely decorative gilt stamped spine, marbled endpapers. London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1901. A very good(+) copy The Badminton Library of Sports & Pastimes. Previous owner's bookplate on front attached endpaper.
London: Medici Society, 1925. Many photo Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, worn and lightly soiled. London: Medici Society, 1925.
London: John Murray, 1991. 8vo, blue cloth. London: John Murray, 1991. Very good(+).
San Francisco: Chronicle, 1999. Many color photo Illus. 4to, brown boards, d.w. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1999). Very good Essays on ecological sporting adventures around the world.
Paris: Arthaud, 1961. 28 color and 224 b/w illus. 4to, green cloth, d.w. (Paris): Arthaud, (1961). Very good.
Geneva: Jeheber, 1925. Folding color map in rear (torn along one fold), many black-and-white photographs. 180pp., 8vo, half-leather over marbled boards; spine faded, rubbed with light edgewear. Geneva: jeheber, (1925). A very good copy.
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1978. 85 photo Illus. Oblong, thin 4to, brown cloth, d.w. slightly chipped and lightly soiled. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1978.
New York: Scribner, 1912. 12 plates. xiii, 373pp. 12mo, brown cloth. New York: Scribner's, 1912. Very good "...Adams dictated his autobiography to a writer, Theodore Hittell...In the course of Adams's adventures, he hunted in the Rocky Mountains, traveling east from California by way of the Walker River and the Humboldt Mountains to Salt Lake in 1854. From Salt Lake, he continued to Fort Bridger and returned to California in August." Later edition of Wagner-Camp 348:1. Howes H-543.
Edinburgh: Scottish Mountaineering Club, 1953. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, some pages with light foxing to margins, otherwise very good. Edinburgh: Scottish Mountaineering Club, 1953.
New York: King Memorial Committee, 1904. Frontis. plus 8 portraits. vii + 429pp., small 8vo, velum-backed boards; ex-lib, library pocket at rear, several library stamps, plus ownership inscriptions. New York: King Memorial Committee of The Century Association, 1904. Internally near fine, a very good copy.
New York: St. Martin's, 1995. Illus. Small 8vo, 1/2 blue cloth, d.w. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). Very good.
London: Oxford University Press, 1913. 294pp., 16mo, cloth. London: Oxford University Pres, 1913. First Edition. Neat ownership signature.
Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius. Map. c. 1630. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 14.75" x 19.5". This beautiful circa 1630 map features the Savoy region of France. Extending southward from Lake Geneva or Lac Leman to Grenoble, the map covers the departments of Savoie and Haute-Savoie in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps region of France. Includes parts of southern Switzerland and Piemont in Italy. This map labels several towns, villages, and rivers with beautifully rendered forests and mountains. This mountainous region, popular for...
New York: Derrydale, 1938. Illustrations from photographs. 248 pages. Tall 8vo, tan cloth with leather labels on cover and spine; uncut edges. New York: Derrydale Press, (1938). Spine is a bit sunned, still a very good(+) clean copy. Number 915 of 950 copies printed.