Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Mount Rainier. A Record of Explorations [SIGNED]

New York: Macmillan Company, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. "Autographed December 1916 Edmond S. Meany" on front free endpaper. Octavo. xi, 325 (6)pp.,17 plates including frontispiece. Original blue cloth with blind-stamped ruling on cover, gilt lettering and ruling on spine. Frontispiece. A report of the exploration of Mount Rainier in Washington State. During the summer of 1915, the mountain was for the first time encircled by a large company of traveler... The Mountaineers Club, in 1915, conducted a party of on hundred, with fully equipped pack train and commissary, around the mountain... It is natural that the chronological order should be chosen in arranging the materials, beginning with the discovery and naming of the mountain by Captain George Vancouver [1792] of the British Navy. The records are then continued to the present time." (Preface). The account is illustrated with seventeen plates showing full page portraits of the seventeen men making important contributions to the discovery of Mount Rainier. Last chapter with place names and elevations in Mount Rainier National Park. Four pages with publisher's advertisements of Meany publications. Binding with light wear along edges and very light water staining, mostly on spine, not affecting contents. Starting at title page. g- to vg. Item #47784

Price: $225.00

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