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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920.

Hardbound. Octavo. 220pp. Purple cloth with mounted title label on spine. Fore-edge untrimmed. Top edges blue. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket that has sunning to spine, some soiling to jacket and small closed tears, chipping and light creasing to edges. Newly translated into English by John Rolleston... more

Price: $35.00

San Francisco, California: Sierra Club, 1965.

First Edition. Small Folio. 198pp. Illustrated with full-color glossy photographs by the American Mount Everest Expedition. Rough weave gray cloth with gilt design and lettering. A Near Fine copy in a Fair dust jacket that shows edge wear a large spot of abrading/ loss to front panel in the upper... more

Price: $30.00

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 329 & 331 Pearl Street, 1854.

First edition of this one-volume edition. Large Octavo. xi, 552pp. Engravings, folding map and meteorological charts. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled paper over boards; spine in compartments, leather spine labels, edges marbled. The binding is worn (edges rubbed through, marbled sides rubbed) and the front board is detached; the engravings... more

Price: $50.00

Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 124 Arch Street, 1857.

Large Octavo. xix, 552pp, ads. Engravings, folding map and meteorological charts. Original green cloth, backstrip gilt (but rubbed); cloth worn at the corners and spine extremities, text block loose, with some staining and discoloration throughout; endsheets chipped; a Fair copy. ... more

Price: $35.00

London: Willia Heinemann Ltd.., 1923.

First Edition. Octavo. xv, 312pp. Index. With more than a dozen illustrations and four maps in the text. Original gilt blue cloth; this copy ex-'Hudson's Bay Library,' with stamps on the endsheets and a few places throughout the text. Binding loose, rear hinge cracked; boards a little rubbed; a Good... more

Price: $35.00

New-York: McLoughlin Bros.,

ca. 1880. Small thin quarto. [16]pp. Color illustrated wrappers, the rear cover with advertisements for other similar titles. The text is embellished with eight three-quarter page chromolithograph images illustrating the text. Wrappers slightly worn, about Very Good. Scarce. ... more

Price: $100.00

New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1913.

First Edition. Octavo. xvii, 381pp. Index. Folding map. Pictorial cloth stamped in black and gilt, top edge gilt; the spine just a little dull, the top outside corner lightly bumped, otherwise a Very Good+ to Near Fine copy. NEATE B191. // "Expeditions in 1910 and 1912, the latter foiled by... more

Price: $375.00

Vancouver, British Columbia: Colophon Books, 1980.

Limited edition, one of five hundred numbered copies (of which this is one of 375 bound in cloth) signed by Jim Rimmer (on his title-page illustration) and Valerie Haig-Brown (at the end of her preface). Small quarto. 35pp. Pencil illustrations by Jim Rimmer, who also created the four-color woodblock print... more

Price: $225.00

Madeira Park, BC: Harbour, 1984.

First Edition. Octavo. 136pp. Selected bibliography, index. Illustrations. Glossy pictorial wrappers, a Near Fine copy. Inscribed by the author on the title-page. ... more

Price: $15.00

Vancouver, British Columbia: Canadian Literature/ Literature Canadienne. A Quarterly of Criticism and Review, Summer 1959.

First Edition. Small quarto. 100pp. Yellow wrappers printed in blue and black; light wear, a Very Good copy. CAVE F137. Haig-Brown's essay is found at the beginning, pp5-12; it would later be reprinted in his collection 'Writings and Reflections' (1982). // Edited by George Woodcock (and typography by Robert R.... more

Price: $20.00

New York: William Morrow & Company, 1946.

First Edition. Octavo. vii, 352pp. Tan cloth over boards stamped in blue; some old minor staining and wear; a Very Good copy. CAVE A75. ... more

Price: $20.00

New York: Pacific Educational Press/ Faculty of Education, The University of British Columbia, 1949.

First Edition. Octavo. 112pp. Glossary. Illustrations. Glossy pictorial wrappers, a Fine copy. Inscribed by the author on the title-page. ... more

Price: $15.00

New York: William Morrow & Company, 1959.

First Edition. Octavo. 253pp. Original yellow cloth stamped in black cloth. A Very Good+ copy, lacking its dust jacket. This copy with a warm presentation inscription from the author on the half-title page. ... more

Price: $125.00

New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1930.

First Edition. Octavo. xv, 253pp. Illustrations after photographs, map endsheets. Red publisher's cloth with gilt titles. One page roughly opened at the beginning, otherwise a Very Good+ copy. RICKS p92, TOURVILLE 1407, SMITH 2733. ... more

Price: $150.00

Toronto: Macmillan, 1956.

First Edition. Octavo. 181pp. Blue-gray cloth over boards, lightly faded and worn; a Very Good+ copy in a slightly more worn pictorial dust jacket, slightly faded at the spine, a few closed tears at the edges, and missing some small chips at the corners and near the spine. This copy... more

Price: $125.00

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, The Riverside Press, Cambridge., 1880.

First Edition. Large octavo. xxiv, 626pp. Appendix, index. Fourteen illustrations. Gilt green cloth over beveled boards. Hinges cracked and a bit loose, some light pencil markings throughout, else a Very Good copy. ... more

Price: $35.00

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1910.

Second Edition. Quarto. xxxii, 373pp. Appendixes. Index. Illustrated with eight full-page illustrations reproducing photographic enlargements colored by hand; one hundred illustrations in black and white, from photographs; and with a map, in colors by Gilbert H. Grosvenor. Folding map at the rear tape-repaired on the verso. Original blue cloth stamped... more

Price: $75.00

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1885.

First Edition. Octavo. vii, 277pp. Fourteen illustrations and three folding maps. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. A somewhat worn copy, about Very Good; while the maps are in Near Fine condition ... more

Price: $35.00

London: Privately printed, 1834.

First edition. Quarto. 83pp. Frontisportrait engraving, and one other plate. Bound into full black morocco, gilt ruled borders on the covers and spine compartments; marbled endsheets; all edges gilt. Some scattered foxing throughout, the binding rubbed a little at the corners and edges, else a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $225.00

Portland, Oregon: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 1978.

First Edition. Quarto. 120pp. Maps, bibliography, index. Illustrated throughout with color and black & white photographs. Previous owner's label to front pastedown, and name in pen to half title, else a Very Good+ copy in a somewhat yellowed, lightly worn dust jacket. ... more

Price: $25.00

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1878.

Fifth edition. Octavos. 380; 403pp. Index. Each volume with black & white engraved frontisportrait with tissue guard. Three quarter calf over marbled paper covered boards, with raised bands, devices and titles stamped in gilt. Wear to the boards, and tops of spines, with previous owner inscription on front flyleaf of... more

Price: $100.00

Seattle: Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle, 1993.

First Printing. Square Octavo. vii, 89pp including chronology and bibliography. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Pictorial illustrated wraps, a little rubbed & lightly creased along the edges; a Very Good+ copy. ... more

Price: $20.00

New Bedford, Massachusetts: Published at the New Bedford Whaling Museum by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society and the Alaska Historical Commission., no date.

First Edition. Oblong quarto. ix, 106pp. More than one hundred thirty illustrations, including three maps. Teal cloth over boards; a Near Fine copy in dust jacket. ... more

Price: $35.00

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

Third printing. Quarto. 211pp. Illustrated with photographs by Frank Hurley, the Endurance's photographer. Black cloth over black paper-covered boards. A Near Fine copy in dust jacket, signed on the front free endpaper. ... more

Price: $15.00

Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1980.

First Edition. Quarto. 301pp., including a section of more than thirty pages of color photographs. Black cloth, spine stamped in silver; a Near Fine copy in a lightly edgeworn dust jacket. ... more

Price: $45.00

Seattle and Vancouver: University of Washington Press and Douglas & McIntyre, 2000.

First Edition. Quarto. 198pp including chronology and bibliography. Illustrated with forty-nine full color plates. Gray cloth over boards. Touch of fading to the cloth, else a Near Fine copy in a slightly worn dust jacket. This copy warmly inscribed by Bill Holm, and additionally signed by the author, Steven Brown.... more

Price: $45.00

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1998.

First Edition. Quarto. 224pp. With nearly two hundred illustrations, including 113 color plates. Black cloth, with gilt stamped lettering on spine. A Fine copy in Very Good+ dust jacket. // Published to accompany a mid-career retrospective exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in February 1998. ... more

Price: $75.00

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1864.

Second Edition. Large stout octavo. xxxi, 658pp. Engraved frontisportrait of the author, and a large folding map of 'Eastern Equatorial Africa' inside the rear cover. In a contemporary binding of full polished calf, gilt double-ruled borders on the covers, the spine ornately stamped in gilt and with a contrasting green... more

Price: $650.00

Seattle and New York: Univ. of Washington Press and the American Museum of Natural History, 1988.

Limited edition, one of four hundred numbered copies signed by the author and specially bound. Quarto. 269pp. Bibliography, index. Maps, along with numerous illustrations from photographs. Full red silk cloth over boards, stamped in silver. A Fine copy in a matching slipcase. ... more

Price: $75.00

Seattle: Burke Museum & University of Washington Press, 1989.

Second Printing. Quarto. 252pp. Index. Illustrated with one hundred color photographs by Eduardo Calderon. Green cloth lettered in gilt with gilt illustration on front board. Fine in a pictorial dust jacket. Gift bookplate from the University of Washington to campaign donor on the front endpaper. // Published as Monograph 4... more

Price: $35.00

New York: Monacelli Press, 2009.

First Edition. Quarto. 255pp. Several hundred illustrations throughout, nearly all in color, some sketches reproduced. Cloth over boards. A Fine copy, as New. Signed by Jim Olson on the half-title page. ... more

Price: $45.00

New York and Seattle: American Museum of Natural History with University of Washington Press, 1997.

First Edition. Quarto. 112pp. References, index. Pictorial gatefold wraps. A Near Fine copy. // Photographs from the five-year expedition to Alaska and Siberia that was under the supervision of Franz Boas. ... more

Price: $20.00

London: Brendin Publishing, 1937.

Tall octavo. 180pp. Yellow wrappers, printed in blue & red; some overall light wear; Very Good. // This issue with contributions from Jean Prevost, Marianne Moore, Dylan Thomas, Elizabeth Bishop, and others. ... more

Price: $15.00

Santa Clara, CA: Santa Clara University, 1987.

Softbound. Octavo. 85pp. Illustrated throughout with black & white photo reproductions. Blue printed paper wrappers. Near Fine with a touch of sunning to spine. // Includes an article by James Torrens titled "Denise Levertov: Attending to the Task" ... more

Price: $5.00

London: Quartet Books, 1991.

Softbound. Octavo. xi + 163pp. Stiff illustrated wrappers. Near Fine with light wear to corners. Translated from the French and with an introduction by Andrew Harvey and Iain Watson ... more

Price: $5.00

Washington, D.C: Institute of Carmelite Studies, 1992.

Softbound. Octavo. xxv + 156pp including notes and index. Illustrated with black & white photo reproductions. Stiff illustrated wrappers. Near Fine with one small closed tear to spine. Translated by Waltraut Stein ... more

Price: $12.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1985.

Softbound. Octavo. 160pp. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. Stiff white illustrated wraps. Very Good with a touch of tanning to spine, some creasing to edges and light wear wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $10.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1984.

Softbound. Octavo. 327-480pp. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. Stiff white illustrated wraps. Very Good with a touch of tanning to spine and light wear wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $10.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1984.

Softbound. Octavo. 161pp. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. Stiff gray illustrated wraps. Very Good with a touch of tanning to spine and light wear wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $10.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1982.

Softbound. Octavo. 382-529pp. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. Stiff illustrated wraps. Very Good with a touch of tanning to spine, some pen markings to text and light wear wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $10.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1979.

Softbound. Octavo. 381-595pp. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. Stiff illustrated wraps. Very Good+ with tanning to spine. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $20.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1978.

Softbound. Octavo. 358pp. Illustrated with black & white reproductions. Stiff white illustrated wraps. Very Good with tanning and light creasing to spine and some light soiling to wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $20.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1975.

Softbound. Octavo. 279-424pp. Stiff white illustrated wraps. Very Good with tanning to spine and edges and some light soiling to wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $15.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1975.

Softbound. Octavo. 223pp. Stiff light green illustrated wraps. Very Good with some pen markings to text, tanning to spine and edges, small closed tears to spine ends and soiling to wraps. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $15.00

Orono, ME: University of Maine, 1973.

Softbound. Octavo. 156pp. Illustrated with four black & white photo reproductions. Stiff white illustrated wraps. Disbound. Good with tanning to spine and edges, soiling to front panel and a closed tear to head of spine. A journal devoted to Ezra Pound scholarship ... more

Price: $10.00

Geneva, New York: (Student Association of Hobart and William Smith Colleges), 1970.

Octavo. 86pp. Illustrated with eight pages of black & white reproductions. Yellow paper wraps with titles and illustration in brown and black on front cover. In Very Good+ condition. Includes contributions by Stephen Berg, Robert Bly, R. V. Cassill, Stanley Cooperman, David Ignatow, Donald Justice, Mark McCloskey, William Matthews, W.... more

Price: $15.00

Chicago: OINK! Press Inc., (1985).

Octavo. 125pp. White paper wraps with titles and illustration in red on spine and front cover. In Fine condition ... more

Price: $20.00

Seattle: JST Publications, 1976.

Octavo. 34pp. Black & white stapled wraps. In Very Good+ condition ... more

Price: $5.00

Seattle: JST Publications, 1976.

Octavo. 34pp. Black & white stapled wraps. Some pen marks on front cover and to title page, else in Very Good condition. Inscribed by contributor Carolyne Wright ... more

Price: $15.00

Iowa City, Iowa: The Spirit That Moves Us Press, (1984).

Octavo. 208pp. Illustrated throughout with several black & white reproductions. Illustrated yellow paper wraps with titles in orange on spine and front cover. A touch of soiling and wear to wraps, else in Very Good+ condition ... more

Price: $5.00

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The book arrived quickly and exactly as described. What more could one want? Sean M. March 2013