Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1875. 308 pages. This is a geological history of the Sierras and recounts King's experiences as a mountain climber and a member of the Whitney expedition. A classic of mountaineering that stands out for having been so well written. Folded map opposite title page. Howes K-148. ISBN: 281AIB1047266.
Later edition. A very good copy in marbled paper over boards and leather covers with gold lettering and decorations on spine. 5 bands on spine. Mild wear to edges and corners. TEG