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GLEN DAWSON: MOUNTAINEER AND BOOKMAN [Dawson's Mountaineering Bookshop] Elizabeth Pomeroy 2019 1st ed New Hardcover Fine Press Limited Edition Multiple copies available
By Pomeroy, Elizabeth
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Pasadena CA, 2019, 1st edition. 178 pp, color and b/2 photos. Larger (8'' x 10'' tall) hardcover, with a fine linen binding, and an inset on the front cover of a reproduction of Glen Dawson's personal bookplate. The rear cover has a photo of Glen rock climbing, in sneakers and manila rope. There is a satin ribbon bookmark bound in. The book was published as a fine press book, in the California style. New condition. Limited edition, one of 1000 copies (not numbered.)

Glen Dawson with his brother Muir, son Michael and father Ernest, were the proprietors of Dawson's Bookshop in Los Angeles. Dawsons was one of the leading bookshops that specialized in mountaineering books.  When I moved to California in 1972 I drove straight to their bookshop to see the legendary bookshop, even before I had a job or place to live.

Glen was also an accomplished rock climber. He put up over 40 first ascents in the Sierra, and was often on a rope with such well known names as Jules Eichorn and Norman Clyde. He was on the legendary first ascents of Mt Whitney's East Face in 1931 with the above names plus Robert Underhill, and the East Buttress in 1937.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Thomas F. Andrews
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 Beginnings: Ancestry and Childhood
Chapter 2 High Places: Climbing and Skiing
Chapter 3 Globe-Trotting Year: a Trip around the World
Chapter 4 Dawson’s Book Shop: Origins and Years under Ernest Dawson
Chapter 5 Dawson’s Book Shop: a Century of Catalogues and Publications
Chapter 6 Dawson’s Book Shop: the Glen and Muir Dawson Years
Chapter 7 Beyond the Book Shop: Family and Organizations
Chapter 8 Mountaineer and Bookman: Later Years and Legacy

Appendices
A. List of Glen Dawson First Ascents
B. Timeline for Glen Dawson’s Globe-Trotting Tour 1935-1936
C. Climbing Challenges
D. Dawson’s Book Shop and the Rounce & Coffin Club
E. The FBI Case of Stephen Blumberg
F.  Glen Dawson: the Bookman as Historian
G. Dawson’s Book Shop and the Art of Book Making


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