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Cost: $600.00

Bradford on Mt. Fairweather

Bradford Washburn


WASHBURN, Bradford. Bradford on Mt. Fairweather. Exploring the Famous Alaskan Peak. New York and London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1930. Octavo, original blue cloth, original pictorial dust jacket. $600.

First edition, signed by Bradford Washburn on the front free endpaper.

Illustrated with 31 photographs and three maps sketched by the author. Washburn’s narrative recounts his experience as leader of the six-man expedition that set out in 1930 to explore the southern and southwestern approaches to Mount Fairweather (15,330 ft.) in the Alaska Coast Range in 1930. Owner inscription, small bookseller’s label on rear pastedown.

Book with light spotting to cloth; price-clipped dust jacket with moderate chipping.

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