Adventures on the high trail. ALLEN CHAFFEE.

Adventures on the high trail. Springfield, Massachusetts: Milton Bradley Company, 1923. 18.3 cm (octavo), pp. [1-8] 1-213 [214-216: blank], four inserted plates with illustrations by Charles H. Lassell, inserted folded map, original green cloth, front panel stamped in brown, white and black, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. A romantic adventure story for young adults with High Sierra setting based on the route taken by the 1922 Sierra Club Outing, 9 July to 6 August, a pack-trip of approximately 270 miles making a circuit of the high country of the proposed Roosevelt-Sequoia National Park (from Giant Forest to Mount Whitney by Little Five Lakes Basin, and back by Junction Pass and Kings River Canyon). An appendix describes the "Mountaineering outfit recommended by the Sierra Club." There are later printings, most (all?) adding the subtitle "Norma Blaisdell in the High Sierras"; one, copyright 1930, has 256 pages, as do (all?) others. The expanded editions add two unrelated stories, neither set in the Sierra Nevada. Cloth worn at corner tips, hairline cracks along inner hinges, first two leaves lightly foxed, a good copy. (#158402).

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