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The History of the Sierra Club, 1892-1970

by Michael P. Cohen

Condition: Fine/fine


San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Fine first edition / first printing hardcover. Indigo paper boards with quarter cloth spine with gilt title. Clean and crisp. In a fine dust jacket, with a clear, removable archival cover. Appears to have been unread. 550 pp. Octavo, 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in tall.




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