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copyright 1912; "Mount Hood, Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens" "With more than two hundred illustrations, including eight in colors"; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; no dust jacket.

 

from Forward -

In offering this second volume of a proposed series on Western mountain scenery, I am fortunate in having a subject as unhackneyed as was that of The Mountain that Was 'god.' The Columbia River has been described in many publications about the Northwest, but the three fine snow-peaks guarding its great canyon have received scant attention, and that mainly from periodicals of local circulation.

 

These peaks are vitally a part of the vast cascade-columbia scene to which they give a climax. Hence the story here told by text and picture has necessarily included the stage upon which they were built up. And since the great forests of this mountain and river district are a factor of its beauty as well as its wealth, I am glad to be able to present a brief chapter about them from the competent hand of Mr. H. D. Langille, formerly of the United States forest service. A short bibliography, with notes on transportation routes, hotels, guides and other matters of interest to travelers and students, will be found at the end...

The Guardians of the Columbia by John H. Williams

SKU: BS180r
$24.95Price