by Muir, John; Bade, William Frederic; [Parsons, Marion Randall]
Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1915 2018-01-04. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First edition. Picture panel on front board and corners rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. 327 pp. 8vo. Original light green cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board. 12 illustrations/photographs, including frontispiece. A chronicle of mountaineering in Alaska by the founder of the Sierra Club, prepared for publication after his death by Marion Randall Parsons and William Frederic Bade, with an introduction by the latter. CONTENTS: Part I. The Trip of 1879: I. Puget Sound and British Columbia; II. Alexander Archipelago and the Home I Found in Alaska; III. Wrangell Island and Alaska Summers; IV. The Stickeen River; V. A Cruise in the Cassiar; VI. The Cassiar Trail; VII. Glenora Peak; VIII. Exploration of the Stickeen Glaciers; IX. A Canoe Voyage to Northward; X. The Discovery of Glacier Bay; XI. The Country of the Chilcats; XII. The Return to Fort Wrangell; XIII. Alaska Indians; Part II. The Trip of 1880: XIV. Sum Dum Bay; XV. From Taku River to Taylor Bay; XVI. Glacier Bay; Part III. The Trip of 1890: XVII. In Camp at Glacier Bay; XVIII. My Sled-Trip on the Muir Glacier; XIX. Auroras; Index; Glossary of Words in the Chinook Jargon.
(Inventory #: 2164495)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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