sierra nevadas

Criteria:
  • Keyword = sierra nevadas
Page:1Modify search
Showing 1 to 7 of 7
  • AT MONO LAKE. by Johnson, Stephen; Al Weber and Don Worth.
    Johnson, Stephen; Al Weber and Don Worth.
    AT MONO LAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Friends of the Earth Foundation, 1983. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Catalog for photography exhibition in 1983 with text by by Stephen Johnson. Includes photographs from 1915 to 1982 by Ansel Adams, Robert Dawson, Brett Weston, Galen Rowell, Stephen Johnson and many others. Most are in black and white, but there is a significant number in full color also. Includes a 2 page inventory of the photographs. One of only 500 copies bound in cloth (out of a total edition of 5000). SIGNED and dated on the front endpaper by Johnson with the words "best wishes." Map, information about Mono Lake. Oblong format, 80 pp. ISBN: 0-913890561.

    Condition: Very near fine in burgundy cloth with a color photograph pasted on front cover, silver titles on spine, issued without a dust jacket. Uncommon in the hardcover edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 86772
    View cart More details Price: $100.00
  • THE DONNER PARTY. by Keithley, George.
    Keithley, George.
    THE DONNER PARTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: George Braziller, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - A long narrative poem, which tells the tragic story of the Donner Party - a group of families from Illinois, under the leadership of George Donner, who set out by wagon train in 1846 for California - only to find themselves trapped by early snows in the Sierra Nevada mountains, and in desperation resorting to cannibalism to survive. 254 pp. Dust jacket design by Jeanyee Wong.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some spotting to the topstain)

    Book ID: 84745
    View cart More details Price: $20.00
  • RAGE. by Moffat, Gwen.
    Moffat, Gwen.
    RAGE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - 'Miss Melinda Pink, gothic writer and mountain climber - and sleuth heroine - is back on the trail in 'Rage.' This time she has been commissioned by a British publisher in search of an author: Dorset Press's best-selling travel writer Timothy Argent has disappeared while following an old wagon trail across America's West.' Set mostly in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains in California. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-312044097.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39663
    View cart More details Price: $15.00
  • WHERE ECHOES LIVE. by Muller, Marcia
    Muller, Marcia
    WHERE ECHOES LIVE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Sharon McCone mystery, set in the high Sierras at a fictional version of Mono Lake. SIGNED on the title page. 326 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-4189.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 70931
    View cart More details Price: $25.00
  • LOST CANYON. by Revoyr, Nina.
    Revoyr, Nina.
    LOST CANYON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Akashic Books, (2015). Uncommon advance issue of this highly praised literate thriller, named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Recommended Books of 2015. A story of survival set in the Sierra Nevada mountains this uses "ravishing descriptions of the magnificent landscape, unrelenting suspense, incisive psychology, and shrewd perspectives on matters of race and gender, [to create] a gripping tale of unintended adventure and profound transformation." (Booklist) Publisher's promotional material laid in. 321 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83455
    View cart More details Price: $21.50
  • Revoyr, Nina.
    LOST CANYON.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Akashic Books, (2015). First edition - Uncommon advance issue of this highly praised literate thriller, named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Recommended Books of 2015. A story of survival set in the Sierra Nevada mountains this uses "ravishing descriptions of the magnificent landscape, unrelenting suspense, incisive psychology, and shrewd perspectives on matters of race and gender, [to create] a gripping tale of unintended adventure and profound transformation." (Booklist) Publisher's promotional material laid in. 321 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (slit to bottom of front cover and lower corner of about half of textblock).

    Book ID: 83456
    View cart More details Price: $16.50
  • PATHWAY IN THE SKY: The Story of the John Muir Trail. by Roth, Hal.
    Roth, Hal.
    PATHWAY IN THE SKY: The Story of the John Muir Trail.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, (1965) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of the events leading to the creation of this of the 212-mile trail, as well as a guide to each section of the trail, with information about the geology, the flora and fauna and its history, as the trail traverses passes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney. Illustrated throughout with mostly black and white photographs, but also a few in full color. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page and uncommon thus. Maps, notes and references. Folio-sized. 231 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very near fine in light blue cloth a good dustjacket. with some small chips and edgewear (now protected by an archival cover, original price of 8.50 still present)

    Book ID: 84947
    View cart More details Price: $65.00