MY LIFE OF HIGH ADVENTURE

BY GRANT PEARSON

1962 FIRST EDITION

SECOND ASCENT OF DENALI AND FIRST TO CLIMB BOTH SOUTH AND NORTH PEAKS

INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY PEARSON


This is the first printing of the first edition of MY LIFE OF HIGH ADVENTURE by Grant Pearson. This book was published in 1962 by Printice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs. This book has been inscribed, signed, and dated 1962 by Grant Pearson on the short-title page. The book measures 217mm tall x 138mm, and has 234 pages, 32 b/w photos, EP map, appendix of climbs & attempts on McKinley. Author in 1932 was a summiting member of the expedition that made the second ascent of Denali and the first to climb both S & N peaks of McKinley. Much of this book is on that expedition. He was a ranger for 25 years and became superintendent of Mt McKinley Park. This has many accounts of his activities in the park.

CONDITION: Original blue & black cloth, gilt lettering spine, small gilt decoration cover. The book is in nice condition with the usual touch of flecking to the spine corners, clean, no fading, no foxing, tight binding, other than the inscription there are no previous owner marks or writing on any pages. The original dust jacket has some darkening of the spine, a bit of soiling on the spine, some rubbing on the rear panel, tiny loss to spine corner, better than average condition for this jacket which is usually found quite worn. Price: $125.


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