A climb through history: from Caliente to Mount Whitney in 1889 edited William Harland Boyd. [Richardson, Texas]: The Havilah Press, 1973. 22.8x15 cm (octavo), pp. [1-2: blank] [i-ii] [i-ii] iii [iv] v [vi-viii] 1-49 [50: colophon] [51-52: blank], 14 illustrations, 3 maps, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Limited to 800 copies. A record of an excursion of a party of eight Bakersfield men who traveled via Kernville, Monache Meadow and Golden Trout Creek to Mount Whitney. An edited, abridged version of this anonymous narrative originally published as a series of sixteen articles between 31 August and 21 December 1889 in the Kern County Californian. See Currey and Kruska 396. A fine copy. The unprinted tissue dust jacket is not present. This copy is signed by Boyd on the title page. (#166199).
"This book was designed at The Havilah Press and published / in an edition of 800 copies. ..." on colophon page.