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1 The Great Outdoors: A Book about Gardening, Star Gazing, Mountain Climbing and Other Pleasures of Nature
Barash, David P.
New York Lyle Stuart 1989 0-9194-0496-5 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, no names or writing inside. 251 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at bottom edge of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 005953

Price: 10.00 USD
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High Heaven, Boell, Jaques
2 High Heaven
Boell, Jaques
London Paul Elek 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with stamped white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with awesome black and white photographs. Introduction by Francois Mauriac. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superbly written r3ecord of mountain climbing in the French DAUPHINE. Illustrated with the author's own photographs. 026450

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3 Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon
Brown, Bruce
New York Simon & Schuster 1982 0-671-43583-3 / 9780671435837 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright; small remainder mark on bottom page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean endpapers. 239 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Fishing. 011228

Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with blind stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 009182

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Rocky Mountain Warden, Calkins, Frank
5 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 394-44318-7 First Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean toast-brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with chapter headpieces by Irving Boker. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has one tiny chip at base of rear panel (smaller than a match head). Very nice full panel photo of author on rear of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021205

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The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild, Caras, Roger
6 The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild
Caras, Roger
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1979 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, brown cloth spine with green metallic letytering. No fraying or wear, binding is tight and square. Small previous owner note on half-title page. Dust speckling to text-block edges. Beautifully illustrated by Norman Arlott. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is not chipped, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a golden eagle's 3-week stay in a North American forest, we witnesws the parade of mortality in her evergreen stand: the insect wars, the magical processes of photosynthesis and pheremones, the layers of microscopic life from the forest's upper stories to the cryptozoa below ground; the struggles of bear, weasel, mountain lion, bobcat, snakes and other species to maintain their continuity. 026858

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Mountain Madness, Chapin, Anna Alice
7 Mountain Madness
Chapin, Anna Alice
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1917 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket George W. Gage, Illustrator 
Decorated binding with scene of tree, sky, and silhoutte of bird in flight against large moon. Green cloth, some tiny speckles to rear board, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by George W. Gage. 312 pages. 021568

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Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American climbers' kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia, Child, Greg
8 Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American climbers' kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia
Child, Greg
New York Villard Books 2002 0-375-50609-8 / 9780375506093 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with clean red spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In August of 2000, four American climbers in the Pamir-Alai mountain range of Kyrgyzstan were taken at gunpoint by fanatical militants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) which is linked to Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network. Large 8vo. Adventure. 013224

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The Puma's Claw, Clark, Simon
9 The Puma's Claw
Clark, Simon
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Orange cloth boards have light soiling, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large chips. Story of the seven young men who climbed Pumasillo or "the Puma's Claw" in the Andes of Peru in 1957. 8vo. Mountaineering. 012080

Price: 12.00 USD
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Everest - Mountain Without Mercy, Coburn, Broughton
10 Everest - Mountain Without Mercy
Coburn, Broughton
National Geographic Society 1997 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket, SIGNED by one of the climber's featured in the book. Large book - size approx. 9-1/2" x 12". Very clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Signed "Araceli" with a small drawing on page 32 next to Araceli Segarra's photo; again signed "Araceli" with a mountain drawing on page 233 next to her photograph. Beautifully illustrated with spectacular Imax camera images from the motion picture, "Everest." Afterword by David Breashears. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Some additional Everest ephemera laid in. It took 2 years to perfect the specially modified IMAX camera and the team of photographers, filmmakers, scientists, and climbers who would work together to get it to the summit of Mt. Everest. It took two monthsto acclimate to the thin air and prepare for the final assault on the Death Zone--a region so high that without acclimatization, humans die within minutes. It took barely two terrifying days for the mountain to claim eight lives and turn the Everest Film Expedition team led by world-class mountaineer and award-winning filmmaker David Breashears, into eyewitnesses--and lifesavers--caught up in a tragedy that made headlines around the world. Here is a stunning portrait of the most majestic mountain on earth and a riveting firsthand account of the men and women who dare to challenge it. 026246

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Days in the Open, Crandall, Lathan A.
11 Days in the Open
Crandall, Lathan A.
Fleming H. Revell 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Louis Rhead, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (decorations by Louis Rhead). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold and green decorated cover (two fishing rods on left and right side of cover with tangled lines beneath the gold title lettering; circular decoration with golden fish leaping out of water). Gold lettering and black pine tree design on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Endpapers illustrated with beautiful black and white mountain lake photograph (Lake McDermott). Previous owner name neatly penned at top of half-title page. Lovely illustrations and decorations by Rhead, as well as photographs illustrate this beautifully written and decorated book. Please note that there are a few marginal notations in pencil by a previous owner which I have not erased, because they are interesting and well placed. They would be easily erasable if you wish, but I felt they were intrinsic to the book at this point, place there by someone else who loved it. 026096

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The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm, Dickinson, Matt
12 The Other Side of Everest: Climbing the North Face Through the Killer Storm
Dickinson, Matt
New York Times Books/Random House 1999 0-8129-3159-9 / 9780812931594 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with darker blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, slight bumping at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 233 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mountaineering. 015177

Price: 15.00 USD
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Field Book of Common Ferns, Durand, Herbert
13 Field Book of Common Ferns
Durand, Herbert
New York/London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering and fern decoration on cover. gilt lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper bears ink stamp of "Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement, Avon, CT". No other marks. Well illustrated with delicate drawings and black & white photographs. 219 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET has small shallow chips at top and bottom of spine, tiny chips to corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12 Mo. Botany. 011924

Price: 75.00 USD
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Cold Mountain, Frazier, Charles
14 Cold Mountain
Frazier, Charles
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1997 0-87113-679-1 / 9780871136794 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Truly fine first edition, first printing of Charles Frazier's very successful first novel. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with John Berendt's commentary on a circular gold seal on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007319

Price: 200.00 USD
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Joy of Man's Desiring, Giono, Jean
15 Joy of Man's Desiring
Giono, Jean
New York Viking Press 1940 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published in 1940 by The Viking Press" on copyright page. Clean orange buckram cloth boards with clean unchipped small color paste-on of deer's head on cover. No bumping, small spot of wear-through to lower corner tip, slight wear to top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 458 pgs. Clean but brittle dustjacket is good only; not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has chipping (up to 1") at top spine edge, small edge chips, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterpiece by this great French writer, a novel set in the wild mountain country of its author's native Haute Provence. Scarce book. 018920

Price: 50.00 USD
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Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America, Guttman, Peter
16 Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America
Guttman, Peter
Fodor's Travel Publications 1997 0-679-00020-8 / 9780679000204 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
79 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight book with no names or writing inside. Clean glossy white hardbound boards with red and black lettering. Beautiful clean dustjacket with no chipping, not price clipped. Wonderful travel adventure ideas (iceboating on Hudson River, mountain biking through Utah, canoeing in the everglades, hot air ballooning, dogsledding, and more!) with glorious full-color photographs that are art quality. A gorgeous book.Travel. 002495

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Handbook of Yosemite National Park - A Compendium of Articles on the Yosemite Region by the Leading Scientific Authorities, Hall, Ansel F.
17 Handbook of Yosemite National Park - A Compendium of Articles on the Yosemite Region by the Leading Scientific Authorities
Hall, Ansel F.
New York G. P. Putnam 1921 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green ribbed cloth boards with white title box and green, white and black mountain-forest-stream decoration on cover, black lettering and tree on spine. Very tiny spots of surface wear to spine ends, no fraying, no wear-through. Extremely light soiling to rear board (slight loss of sheen in one area). Decoration and lettering is crisp, no wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration of Yosemite Valley with clean tissue guard; 27 additional full page illustrations (photographs). Fold-out map at rear of book in perfect condition. 347 pages with index. 025434

Price: 125.00 USD
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18 Wild Ginger: Gleams from Many Camp-fires (Wood Sorrel and Sweet Cicely - Stories of Many Types - New to the Printer's Types)
Hoover, Matt
New York Broadway Publishing Co. 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue/purple boards with black & white paste-on mountain illustration on cover, red line border, gilt and red lettering. Boards are clean and bright (faint thumb size spot on rear board). Cover illustration clean and unchipped. Binding is tight, with cracking at front hinge which has been neatly reinforced. Frontis fold-out photograph ("On the French River"). Cover lettering is bright and unchipped. 36 illustrations. Previous owner name in ink on front free endpaper, list of names in light pencil on back of frontis photograph. 346 pgs. Pages are clean and bright. 8vo. Nature. 007061

Price: 20.00 USD
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Hornaday's American Natural History (The American Natural History) - A Foundation of Useful Knowledge of the higher Animals of North America, Hornaday, William T.
19 Hornaday's American Natural History (The American Natural History) - A Foundation of Useful Knowledge of the higher Animals of North America
Hornaday, William T.
New York Charles Scribner 1935 Sixteenth Edition - Revised Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Sixteenth Edition, Revised. Green clothboards with brown moosehead image on cover, brown lettering on cover, stamped lettering and small decoration on spine of a mountain goat are legible, but color contrasting to spine has worn. Pinhead size spots of wear at top spine corners only; book is clean but has a smattering of exceedingly tiny white paint spots to cover. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpaper gutters. Previous owner name and date 1944 in light pencil (erasable) on front free endpaper. Illustrated by 228 Original Drawings by Beard, Rungius, Sawyer, and others. 120 photographs and numerous charts and maps. 449 pages with index. This is a wonderful illustrated and detailed guide to wildlife in North America, 026534

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High Country, Hunt, Inez
20 High Country
Hunt, Inez
Big Mountain Press 1962 First Soft Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Isabel M. Staehle Signed
Very clean white softcover book with illustrated dust wrapper, SIGNED by author and illustrator. 50 pgs. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. SIGNED by author on the half-title page, and the following inscription on reverse side of half-title page: " From her letters, Inez Hunt sounds like a delightful person. We felt honored to have her ask to use a few of our illustrations from the San Juan Notes. - Henry and Isabel" Clean dustwrapper is not price clipped, unchipped, with small closed tear at top of rear panel, hint of faint browning at top edges. 012914

Price: 25.00 USD
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