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Alpina Americana. Number. The High Sierra of California

American Alpine Club ; LeConte, Joseph N.

Published by American Alpine Club, Philadelphia, 1907
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Folio in dark green printed paper wraps; 16p., 9 b&w photoplates, large folding map, table, 35 x 28 cm. Scarce. World Cat reports only three issues were published, from 1907-1914. This first issue features a detailed 16-page double-column article entitled "The High Sierra of California" by Prof. Joseph N. LeConte, along with several b&w photos and a large, highly-detailed 40" x 17" inch multi-fold b&w map at rear entitled "Outline Map of the Southern Sierra Nevada Showing the Location of the Principal Streams and Peaks." On the front wrap verso, John Muir is listed as one of the vice presidents of the Board of Directors of the Club. || California, Sierra. Mountains -- United States -- Periodicals. Mountaineering -- Periodicals. Mountaineering. Mountains. Periodicals. United States. Fine with extremely minimal edge-wear. Bookseller Inventory # 85768

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Title: Alpina Americana. Number. The High Sierra of...

Publisher: American Alpine Club, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1907

Binding: softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First printing.

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