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BRADFORD ON MOUNT WASHINGTON Bradford Washburn 1928 1st edition Hardcover DJ Fine SIGNED by Bradford Washburn "The first copy of the first edition.''
By Washburn, Bradford
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928, 1st edition.  123 pp. plus ads. Illustrated. Hardcover, with DJ. Bound in purple cloth with black lettering. The book is in excellent condition, only minute edge wear, no writing, no stains, no flaws. The rare Dust Jacket is unchipped, with no wear, very bright and readable. As clean a copy as one is ever likely to find.

The book is SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Bradford Washburn, ''Taffey(?), from Brad, The First Copy of the First Edition.''  

Now that is an inscription one does not see too often!



An early book by the acclaimed author, photographer and mapmaker about his experiences climbing the New Hampshire peak. Washburn, who was 18 when this book was published, had already climbed in the French Alps and led his first Alaskan expedition at the age of 20. This volume, along with his previous book 'Among the Alps', was published as part of Putnam's 'Boys' Books by Boys' series.

It has 33 photographs of the team members, Tuckerman Ravine, the Halfway House, and other sights.
Includes a winter climb of Mount Washington when Washburn was 15 years old. The endpapers feature maps by Washburn who would become famous for his definitive maps of McKinley, Everest, and Mount Washington and the Presidential Range.



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