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Summits of Adventure: The Story of Famous Mountain Climbs and Mountain Climbers

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Summits of Adventure: The Story of Famous Mountain Climbs and Mountain Climbers

by Douglas, John Scott

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1954. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. Blue cloth boards with white spine lettering. Minor foxing on endpapers. Head/heel of spine and corners bumped. Head/heel of spine sunned. Dj has chips, tears, rubbing and a stain. Dj in protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Details

Bookseller
Hermit Hill Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
3183
Title
Summits of Adventure: The Story of Famous Mountain Climbs and Mountain Climbers
Author
Douglas, John Scott
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Fair
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dodd, Mead
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1954
Keywords
Mountain Climbing
Bookseller catalogs
Sports, Outdoors;

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Hermit Hill Books

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Hermit Hill Books

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About Hermit Hill Books

Hermit Hill Books is a brick-and-mortar store, located in Poultney, Vermont, home of Green Mountain College. We have a large collection of used, out-of-print, collectible books. Our "staff" includes Harriet, a large, friendly white-and-calico cat, and Tucker, a knowledgeable Welsh Corgi. Shop hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Member of the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association (VABA).

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]

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