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.
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].
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by author. Book is fine, slipcase intact but discolored on edges. Owner's name embossed on front flyleaf. Beige cloth over boards in slipcase (same fabric); xiv, 145 p. : col. ill.; 31 cm. signed by author and by photographer
Fine. 0871562936. Deluxe SIGNED Limited Edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by John McPhee & Galen Rowell. Fine in quarter maroon cloth, with gold stamped titles & creme colored cloth, laid-into a creme colored publisher's slipcase with a maroon colored eagle totem stamped on front cover. Nicely produced.
Limited Edition. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author & Photographer First edition, limited issue of 500 numbered copies signed by Rowell and McPhee on the limitation page. Copy #1. Color photographs and text selection by Rowell. Text excerpted from McPhee's Coming into the Country. Frontispiece by Don Sheldon. Cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Printed in four-color process on Juniper Glossy paper. Issued without dustjacket. Cloth-covered slipcase with frontispiece. Faint beginning foxing on slipcase and boards. Near Fine condition. Actual image of the book; not a stock photo.
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