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Nameless Valleys, Shining Mountains: The Record of an Expedition into the Vanishing Wilderness of Alaska's Brooks Range

by John P. Milton

Condition: Very Good/Good


New York: Walker and Company, 1970. Book. Illus. by Abigail Hadley. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Inscribed by author to previous owner on front end paper, signed. First published in this edition, stated. No indication of later printing. Boards with light spots of discoloration near spine heel, else light shelf wear. Spine ends gently bumped. Text block toned. Light foxing to end papers, else contents clean and unmarked. DJ not clipped ($7.50) front flap with some creasing. Jacket toned with staining to lower portion of front/rear panels & spine. Edges rubbed with a few tiny cuts, light foxing on verso..


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