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THE CANADIAN ALPS: THE HISTORY OF MOUNTAINEERING IN CANADA First Limited Edition 1990 SIGNED & Numbered by R.W. Sandford
By Sandford, R.W.
Price: $150.00


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Banff, Altitude, 1990, 1st edition. 296 pp, b/w illustrations. Gray cloth hardcover with blue leather spine - no dust jacket issued. Like New condition. Spine lettering is gold stamped, as is the logo of the Alpine Club of Canada on the front cover. 

SIGNED and Numbered Limited Edition (No 86 of 150 on the title page) by R.W. Sandford.

The definitive history of all the climbs and explorations of the early generations of mountaineers in Canada, 1800-1906.

"Before explorers were able to distinguish between the different ranges, the mountains that separated the Canadian prairies from the Pacific Ocean were widely referred to as the Canadian Alps. 

''It details the Golden Age of exploration and climbing in Canada, the years between 1800 and 1906 when the Alpine Club of Canada was born".

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