The Selkirk Range Vol. 1

By: Wheeler F.R.G.S., A(rthur) O.

Price: $67.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some edgewear to extremities, corners bumped, short split in paper in inner hinge. Two names of previous owners ; A tight solid book. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles front & spine ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 459 pages; Wheeler, whose work as a surveyor and alpinist helped open up the Rockies for those who followed, became known as the 'Grand Old Man of the Mountains'. This work in particular helped to establish Glacier National Park. There are sections on the survey, the exploration of the area, the coming of the Canadian Pacific Railway and a history of mountaineering in the Selkirks. Stunning B&W plates interspersed throughout.

Title: The Selkirk Range Vol. 1

Author Name: Wheeler F.R.G.S., A(rthur) O.

Illustrator: Illustrated by B&W Plates

Categories: Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau/ Dep't of the Interior: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 12692

Keywords: Mountaineering selkirks