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PIONEERING ASCENTS THE ORIGINS OF CLIMBING IN AMERICA 1642-1873 1991 1st ed Softcover Near Fine INSCRIBED by David Mazel
By Mazel, David
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Pennsylvania, 1991, 1st edition. 263 pp, b/w photos, illustrations. Softcover (only edition). Near Fine.

INSCRIBED on the half title page by David Mazel to Michael Chessler

Thirty-six accounts, most of them first hand, of the earliest recorded climbs in the United States. Volume is arranged chronologically, beginning with William Bradford's 'History of Plymouth Plantation', and concluding with John Muir in the Minarets and on Matterhorn Peak, 1873. Inlcudes Rockies, Tetons, Sierra, Cascades, Mount Washington, etc.  


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