The pass by Stewart Edward White ... Frontispiece in color by Fernand Lungren and many other illustrations from photographs. STEWART EDWARD WHITE.

The pass by Stewart Edward White ... Frontispiece in color by Fernand Lungren and many other illustrations from photographs. New York: The Outing Publishing Company, 1906. 20.7x13.8 cm (octavo), pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii] [1-2] 3-198 [199-200: blank], 14 inserted plates, 1 inserted map, title page printed in red and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel printed in gray, tan and black, spine panel printed in white, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. An account of a trip in the southern High Sierra in 1905 made by White, and his wife Elizabeth, called "Billy" in the narrative, and "Wes" White who was not related to the author. The White party camped at Roaring River and explored Deadman and Cloud canyons. From the head of Deadman Canyon they took their stock across the divide into Lone Pine Meadow on the Middle Fork of the Kaweah. Farquhar 20. Just a bit of loss to white lettering on spine panel, a nearly fine copy. Provenance: "Weldon and Phyllis Heald, / Washington D. C. / March 1943" written in ink on the front free endpaper. Phyllis and Weldon Heald were freelance writers who relocated to southeast Arizona from the northeast. Much of their writing was on the flora and fauna of the Southwest as well as historical sites in Arizona. Before his career as a writer, artist and photographer, Weldon worked as an architect. Weldon F. Heald (1901-1967), internationally known conservationist, published over 650 articles in outdoor magazines, including "Arizona Highways," "National Parks Magazine," and "Pacific Discovery." Heald served as vice president of the American Alpine Club and director of the Sierra Club. Heald Peak in Arizona was named after him and dedicated in 1974. Heald, who had a background in climatology, geography and cartography, drew the map of the Palisade Glacier, Sierra Nevada, California, published by the American Alpine Club circa 1946. (#166126).

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