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A Jesuit priest's narrative adventures of little-known Alaska as he traversed the glaciers and mountaintops on foot, by dogsled and airplane.
The author a renowned geologist at Santa Clara University travelled the Aleutian Islands and scaled the Aghileen Pinnacles. Finding a 25 mile wide “moon crater” ten-foot brown bears, travelling in the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes; the first scientific recording of the birth of ice-burgs.
Bindings square and firm. Light handling wear. Dust jacket with price of $3.00 has toning and handling wear. Small loss at corners and spine tips.
Ref: LCon: 35024884 ; Tourville 363; The Geographical Journal, v88 n4 (19361001): 365-366
Title: Cradle of the Storms
[Alaska, Aleutian Islands]
Illustrator: Illustrated with photographic plates some double; sketches, maps, endmaps,
Edition: First Edition – Second Printing. [In the same month as the first printing, November]
Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead & Company,: 1935.
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Inscription: Author signature under the frontispiece.
Size: 8vo; xv, 285 p. 23 cm. 8.7/8 inches tall. appendix
lb: 2.00 lb
Seller ID: 005829