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R.R. Donnelley & Sons

The Crest of the Continent / 1885

The Crest of the Continent / 1885

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by Ernest Ingersoll

A record of a summer's ramble in the Rocky Mountains and beyond.

"We climbed the rock-built breasts of the earth!
We saw the snowy mountains rolled
Like might billows; saw the birth
Of sudden dawn; beheld the gold
Of awfaul sunsets; saw the face
Of God, and named it boundless space."

Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket: None. The boards are in dark blue cloth with a brown pictorial cover and gilt title. The spine has a gilt title and brown picture. The board cover and spine have bumping, rubbing, edgeware, and slight fraying. Small label partially removed from the back free endpaper. Owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. The binding is tight, and the pages are unmarked. An additional loose map is included.

Provenance: Handwritten H. J. Kendall, 1886
Published: Chicago: R.R. Donnelley & Sons
Publication Date: 1885
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Pages: 344pp

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