WAGER WITH THE WIND

THE DON SHELDON STORY

1974 HARDCOVER IN DUST JACKET

BY JAMES GREINER

PIONEER FLYING ALASKA

GLACIER & SNOW LANDING ON MT MCKINLEY

MUCH ON MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITIONS

INCLUDING RICCARDO CASSIN, LIONEL TERRAY, HEINRICH HARRER, ETC.


This is the second printing of the first edition of WAGER WITH THE WIND THE DON SHELDON STORY by James Greiner. It was printed one month after the first printing and is exactly the same format with the same contents. This book was published in Chicago by Rand McNally in 1974. The book measures 235mm tall x 150mm, and has 256 pages, 54 b/w photos, EP maps, index. Biography of Sheldon, famous Mt McKinley glacier pilot. Includes many anecdotes related to climbs & rescues in Alaska & on Denali: Cassin's expedition to Denali, Terray's expedition to Mount Huntington, Heinrich Harrer's & Fred Beckey's & Fred Meybohm's expedition to Mount Deborah & Mount Hunter, lots with Bradford Washburn, etc.

CONDITION: Original blue cloth with white lettering cover & spine. The original dust jacket has a 4cm tear upper front with crinkle lines. The book is in fine condition with no previous owner marks or writing on any pages, clean, tight binding, no foxing. Price: $4.


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