Galen Rowell (Photographer) Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Blue linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF; price-clipped (possibly by publisher); w/light edge wear, & faint staining to upper back edge. Trace waffling to upper text edges of the latter portion of the volume (humidity? ). A photo essay of Alaska combining stunning photographs by Galen Rowell and selected narratives from Coming Into The Country by John McPhee; the prose excerpts were chosen by Rowell. This unique arrangement between a gifted photographer and gifted writer, both well acquainted with Alaska, makes for a rich book.
146 photos by Galen Rowell. VG/VG-. Hardcv., in nice DJ. 11 3/4 x 9", xiv, 145 p., ISBN 0883940493. Originally published by Sierra Club Books. All the photographs are by Rowell who then selected excerpts from, McPhee's "Coming Into the Country" as the accompanying text. A clean, solid copy.
ISBN 0-88394-049-3. Hardback. No statement of later printing on copyright page. Very Good to Near Fine condition book in a Very Good to Near Fine condition dustjacket. Tight, bright, attractive copy with no markings to the book.
146 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. ALASKA. Alaska has long epitomized the "last fantastic, " frontier both to its residents and to people in the Lower Forty-eight-and never more so than in recent years, when the fate of its vast wild lands has been the focus of a national debate. But Alaska is more than a symbol; it is a land of many faces, displayed in this book through the visions of a gifted photographer and writer. (Key Words: Photography, United States, Galen Rowell, John McPhee, Alaska, Yukon, Mount McKinley).
F/F. 4to. original blue papered boards in dustwrapper (price-clipped); pp. xiv, 146, with numerous illustrations. A fine copy. [Neate R80: Rowell is a leading American climber and a fine mountain photographer].
VG+/F-. 4to. original burgundy cloth (watermarking along tail edge, slight rippling to leaves) in dustwrapper (price-clipped, discrete matching watermark); pp. xiv, 146, with numerous illustrations. An otherwise fine copy. [Neate R80: Rowell is a leading American climber and a fine mountain photographer].
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