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AN ASCENT OF HALF DOME IN 1884 Alexander Phimister Proctor 1979 2nd ed Paperbound Fine
By Proctor, Alexander Phimister
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Hermes Publications, Los Altos, California, 1979, (1st printing, 2nd edition). Revised version (with different cover, typesetting, and addition of a photo) of the first edition, which was privately printed in 1945. 9 pages, 1 photo. Paperbound with illustrated cover; saddle stitched. Fine.

Written by the sculptor Phimister Proctor, this tells the story sixty years after his youthful adventure climbing Half Dome, after Anderson's fixed cable had been taken down by an avalanche.

This essay was later reprinted in Galen Rowell's Vertical World of Yosemite.


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