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Sacred Mountains of the World

Bernbaum, Edwin

Published by Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1990
ISBN 10: 0871567121 / ISBN 13: 9780871567123
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Title: Sacred Mountains of the World

Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Edition: First Edition.


Book is tight, square, and unmarked; tail of spine lightly bumped. Dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $50.00); light edgewear at spine ends and corners; some light-fading to spine, top of back panel. Brodart protected. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001184

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Synopsis: In a definitive and critically acclaimed work, Bernbaum explores and celebrates the ways in which people of diverse cultures have viewed mountains they revere throughout the world and takes readers on a fascinating journey to the world's most sacred peaks--Olympus, Sinai, Fuji, Kilimanjaro, and others. 121 photographs.

Review: Mountaineer and scholar of comparative religion Edwin Bernbaum knows his subject from experience as well as from texts. In his award-winning collection of luminous photographs, Sacred Mountains of the World, Bernbaum takes you through the sacred ranges of six continents, while weaving the stories of gods and spirits with those of explorers and mountaineers. The best, most substantive, book of its kind. --Brian Bruya

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