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The Thin Mountain Air, Horgan, Paul
21 The Thin Mountain Air
Horgan, Paul
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1977 0-374-27466-5 / 9780374274665 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean, crisp, and bright with no writing or marks. Binding is tight and square. 312 pgs. Clean, lavender/sky blue dustjacket is not price clipped. No chips or tears. Black and white photograph of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 014356

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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.
22 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
23 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

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Ten Great Mountains, Irving, R.L.G.
24 Ten Great Mountains
Irving, R.L.G.
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1942 Second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 213 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs and maps. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, slight darkening to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book gives one of the best and clearest descriptions one has yet read of the difficult "Second Step" on Everest which has baffled many climbers. Its ten chapters have hundreds of interesting points, and the photographs are remarkable for the way in which they show the massive proportions, the tremendous downrush of precipices, and the dizzying effect of corners and slaps that seem to be hung out over space." - Manchester Guardian Mountains include: Snowdon, Ben Nevis, Mount Cook, The Matterhorn, Ushba, Mont Blanc, Mount Logan, Nanga Parbat, Kangchenjunga, Mount Everest. 017646

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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert
25 Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
Irwin, William Robert
New York Columbia University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration at lower corner of front board, black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Very tiny bump to top front board edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 444 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-five of the most exciting firsthand accounts of mountaineering all over the world--of scaling peaks in the Andes, the Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Himalayas, the Alps--as they have appeared over the past century. Writers include Sir Leslie Stephen, Gertrude Bell, Evelyn Waugh, John Muir, John Buchan, and more; also includes a brief glossary and suggestions for further reading. 017647

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An Innocent on Everest, Izzard, Ralph
26 An Innocent on Everest
Izzard, Ralph
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean decorated paper covered boards with clean blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pp. with bibliography. Clean jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, has edge chipping and edge wear; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of an English newspaperman -- the time of this adventure is that of the successful English conquest of Mount Everest. Story opens with the author in Cairo, where he had just returned from Kenya. Here he is suddenly ordered by his paper to be off to Katmandu in an attempt to beat the advance party of the official British expedition. 019672

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Marcos - A Mountain Boy of Mexico, Lee, Melicent Humason
27 Marcos - A Mountain Boy of Mexico
Lee, Melicent Humason
Chicago Albert Whitman & Co. 1937 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1937 on title page, Copyright 1937 by Albert Whitman & Company, Lithographed in the U.S.A. - 1937" on copyright page. Color illustrations by Berta and Elmer Hader. Beige cloth boards with full color paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped, a few tiny spots of rubbing). Light soiling, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated endpapers. 80 pgs. The story of a Mexican boy who sets out to seek his fortune, and we see through Marcos' own eyes the mountain trail, the village with its gay adobe houses, the potter and the basket-maker and the market, and all of his instinctive love for beauty and color, and the craftsman's understanding of things shaped by hand. 018568

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28 The Mountain Artisans Quilting Book
Lewis, Alfred Allan
New York MacMillan 1974 Fourth Printing Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or writing inside. Well illustrated in color and black & white (over 300 illustrations). The techniques, patterns and designs of the famous West Virginia cooperative. Clean bright dustjacket has two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts. WARD01512

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The Lady Doc, Lockhart, Caroline
29 The Lady Doc
Lockhart, Caroline
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1912 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1912 on copyright page, 1912 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Yellow-brown cloth boards with pink, black and blue mountain scene decoration, pink lettering on cover, pink lettering on spine. Very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrations by Gayle Hoskins, including beautiful color frontispiece illustration of woman standing in front of a log cabin holding a pistol. 339 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024402

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Mountain Paths, Maeterlinck, Maurice
30 Mountain Paths
Maeterlinck, Maurice
New York Dodd Mead 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Lovely clean First Edition, with 1919 on title page and on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding. Clean unfaded ribbed green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on front and rear boards and spine, gilt lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. 309 pgs. Essays Maurice Maeterlinck philosophy 017648

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Forest Venture: Conquering the Deserts of the Middle East, Maitland, Louise
31 Forest Venture: Conquering the Deserts of the Middle East
Maitland, Louise
London Robert Hale Limited 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to top board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. While her husband (an outstanding British forestry expert) was advising middle eastern governments on the conservation of their remaining forests and the creation of new ones, the author visited gold-domed mosques, pyramids, bazaars and the tents of Sheikhs. She was entertained in palaces and by mountain bandits, exposed to heartbreaking poverty and fabulous wealth. This is her story. 8vo. adventure/travel. 015233

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32 Coromandel!
Masters, John
New York Viking Press 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine, horizontal line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 347 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few short closed edge tears at base of spine, very nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "Nightrunners of Bengal", this novel's hero is Jason Savage, who was a boy in Wiltshire when he first saw that name on a blood-stained map of India he bought from Old Voy, the poacher, in 1627. The map and the aching visions it caused drove Jason from his fathr's farm to the roistering streets of London, by ship to India and Coromandel, through the jungles and across the scalding wastelands, to the icy heights of the mountain he hoped was Meru. 028002

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Appalachian Mountain Religion - A History, McCauley, Deborah Vansau
33 Appalachian Mountain Religion - A History
McCauley, Deborah Vansau
Urbana and Chicago, Illinois University of Illinois Press 1995 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
Scarce book - inscribed and signed by the author. Clean and bright glossy hardcover book with photo-illustrated cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Inscribed and signed on half-title page by author as follows: "Saturday, 18 March 1995 - Mark - May the voice of mountain people through their religion touch your heart. - Deborah McCauley." Previous owner name Mark Huddle at top edge of half-title page. About ten pages of the Introduction have some marginal notes and underlining in ink. Main body of text is unmarked, pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 552 pages. 024931

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Seven Storey Mountain, Merton, Thomas
34 The Seven Storey Mountain
Merton, Thomas
New York Harcourt Brace 1948 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 429 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), several closed tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026031

Price: 18.00 USD
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Reinhold Messner - Free Spirit: A Climber's Life, Messner, Reinhold
35 Reinhold Messner - Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
Messner, Reinhold
Seattle The Mountaineers 1991 0-89886-290-6 / 9780898862904 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean, beautiful photo illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. with index. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs in both full color and black & white. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Reinhold Messner's climbing autobiography puts his whole career in perspective for the first time in one impressive volume. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Mountaineering. 015771

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Why Not, Oppenheimer, Joel
36 Why Not
Oppenheimer, Joel
Rochester, NY Press of the Good Mountain 1985 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
The publication of "Why Not" was produced in the Typographic Workshop at RIT, under the direction of Mr. Archie Provan. The text is set in Deepdene and Deepdene Italic, cast by Mr. Hart Thomson. It is printed on Rives Lightweight and Hosho papers in an edition of 100 signed copies, of which this is No. 86. Clean textured tan boards with brown textured spine. White card title box pastedown with crisp black lettering. Very thick, crisp cardstock endpapers. Pages are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 38 pgs.Poetry. 014314

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Boy Scout Explorers at Treasure Mountain, Palmer, Don
37 The Boy Scout Explorers at Treasure Mountain
Palmer, Don
New York Cupples & Leon 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean red boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration. 220 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), faint previous owner name penned at top edge of front inside flap; Code No. 905-2 and 100-160 at bottom of front inside flap. a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025541

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The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life, Parkman, Francis
38 The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life
Parkman, Francis
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1925 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First thus, numbered Limited Edition, of which this is number 400. Published 1925 by Little Brown, with beautiful tipped in color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth and Frederic Remington. Beige boards with red cloth corner and spine, bright gold lettering on spine; small Remington drawing on cover. Hint of very light soiling to front beige areas. Pinhead size spots of wear at base of spine corners. Gilt top page edges, others page edges deckled. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All illustrations are present and clean. 364 pages. A lovely book! 026891

Price: 75.00 USD
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Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home, Parrado,Nando; (with Vince Rause)
39 Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
Parrado,Nando; (with Vince Rause)
New York Crown 2006 1400097673 / 9781400097678 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 291 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024286

Price: 12.00 USD
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Green Mountain Verse - An Anthology of Contemporary Vermont Poetry, Pierce, Enid Crawford and Helen Hartness Flanders
40 Green Mountain Verse - An Anthology of Contemporary Vermont Poetry
Pierce, Enid Crawford and Helen Hartness Flanders
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very tasteful bookplate on front pastedown. No other marks. With an Introduction by Dorothy Canflied Fisher. 181 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has closed tears, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful poems about the Green Mountain State, the people who were born and bred there, the pastures, the trees and the Vermont hills, the rain and the streams, the white houses and the very special northern New England air. 023761

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