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Wilderness Wife, Angier, Bradford and Vena
1 Wilderness Wife
Angier, Bradford and Vena
Radnor, Pennsylvania Chilton Book Company 1976 0-8019-6291-9 / 9780801962912 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean bright endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at top inside edge of pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 177 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one tiny close edge tear, not price clipped, a little light creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023866

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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
2 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

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Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies, Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
3 Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies
Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
Kingsport, Tennessee Southern Publishers, Inc. 1948 Fifth Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean hardcover book, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering, gold line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Inscribed to Josephine Seikel with good wishes and the hope that you will enjoy this armchair trip through the Great Smokies - Sincerely, Elizabeth S. Bowman." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs. 212 pages. Clean dust jacket is illustrated by Carlos C. Campbell, showing a view from Mt. LeConte--looking across the vast Greenbrier wilderness area to Mt. Guyot, Mt. Chapman and other high peaks. Jacket has slight edge wear, a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The beauty, history, geology, legends and traditions of the Great Smoky Mountains. 027171

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Wilderness Pets at Camp Buckshaw, Breck, Edward
4 Wilderness Pets at Camp Buckshaw
Breck, Edward
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin 1910 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April 1910. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean unchipped photo paste-on illustration on cover, stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no writing or stamping. Very small previous owner bookplate (1" x 1") on front free endpaper. Small blank sleeve paste-on at rear fixed endpaper. Illustrated throughout with amazing animal photographs. Frontispiece photo of small bear cub ("Sukey") with clean tissue guard. 240 pages. 024752

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The Farm, Bromfield, Louis
5 The Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First illustrated edition of one of the best of Bromfield's novels, with drawings by Kate Lord. In original dust jacket. Introduction by Winfield H. Rogers. Clean black cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 346 pages. Dust jacket is a bit tattered with chips, rubbing, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on the experiences of the author's own ancestors, this is a novel rich in incident and drama, full of the simple strength and warmth that is the heritage of a people who live close to the soil. It covers a period from the early nineteenth century to well into the twentieth, and it tells the story of the founding of an American family in the western wilderness. 15 full pages of illustrations as well as many small drawings and beautifully illustrated endpapers. The Farm, first published in 1933, is considered one of the finest novels ever written by Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield. 026470

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Roadless Area, Brooks, Paul
6 Roadless Area
Brooks, Paul
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1971 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Fourth printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Paul Brooks" on front free endpaper. Pages are clean (very slight foxing to endpapers). With 67 pen-and-ink sketches by the author. 260 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips or tears, nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa - recounted with rare beauty and quiet humor. 026381

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The Branding Iron, Burt, Katharine Newlin
7 The Branding Iron
Burt, Katharine Newlin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 310 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacketi s clean, with some small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is laid partly in the Wyoming wilderness and partly in New York City. The story tells of the evolution of Joan Carver from a passionate and primitive woman of the mountains to a successful New York actress. The two men who influence her most strongly are her cowboy husband, whom she marries after a few hours acquaintance, and an over-civilized author, a man of the city who amuses himself with Joan. A thrilling story of love, hate, wrong, aned atonement. 025522

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8 An Adirondack Archive: The Trail to Windover
Clarkson, Elixabeth Hudnut
Utica, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1993 0-925168-17-3 / 9780925168177 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or marks. 262 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has tiny closed tear (1/16") at top of inside flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Adirondack people and places long since gone or vastly changed. 8vo. Adirondacks. 013210

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A Gentleman of Courage, Curwood, James Oliver
9 A Gentleman of Courage
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful illustrated jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert W. Stewart. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, slight wear to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of love and adventure in the wilderness of Five Fingers, a French Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890's. 021389

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10 Wilderness and Plenty: The Reith Lectures 1969
Darling, Frank Fraser
London British Broadcasting Corporation 1970 Third Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 88 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with a mere hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ecology. 009331

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11 Wilderness of Mirrors
Davies, Linda
Doubleday 1996 0-385-48038-5 / 9780385480383 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
Dark Royal Blue Boards with Dark Royal Blue cloth spine and Copper color lettering. Copper colored front free endpapers. No names, writing or book plate or marks. 355 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - enclosed in an new archival quality Mylar cover. Gift Quality. AS NEW 8vo. Modern First Edition. 002305

Price: 10.00 USD
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Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket, de Hartog, Jan
12 Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket
de Hartog, Jan
New York Atheneum 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green boards with silver decoration, turquoise cloth spine with gold lettering and decoration. No fraying or wear. Slightest fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Drawings by Jo Spier. 276 pages. Dust jacket illustrated by Jo Spier is clean, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/4") and tiny chip to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable voyage by the author on the full route of the Intracoastal Waterway, through the bayous of Louisiana to New Orleans, along the coast of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to Apalachicola, across the Gulf to Clearwater, through the Florida jungle by way of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to the heart of the mysterious Everglades; then up the East Coast, through the water-wilderness of Georgia and te Carolinas, up Chesapeake Bay, down Delaware Bay and through the creeks and lagoons of New Jersey to New York; finally up Long Island Sound to the Nantucket Island. 024632

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My Wilderness: East to Katahdin - Adventures in the American Wilderness from Arizona to Maine, Douglas, William O.
13 My Wilderness: East to Katahdin - Adventures in the American Wilderness from Arizona to Maine
Douglas, William O.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1961 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Francis Lee Jaques, Illustrator 
Later printing of the first edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dove gray cloth boards with gold and blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques. 290 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, very slight wear at top spine edge. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026438

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Through Jungle and Wilderness, Ellis, Edward S.
14 Through Jungle and Wilderness
Ellis, Edward S.
Rahway, New Jersey Mershon Company 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram HBM on cover - Harry B. Matthews). Clean blue cloth boards with red, yellow and black campfire and Native American illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Full page glossy black and white illustrations. 289 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024918

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The Appalachian Trail Reader, Emblidge, David (editor)
15 The Appalachian Trail Reader
Emblidge, David (editor)
Oxford University Press 1996 0195100913 / 9780195100914 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. As new condition. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, black and white photographs. 382 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of trail diaries, poems, and essays that reflect the meaning of this great wilderness trail across both time and geography. Included are the works of both well-known writers and anonymous raconteurs, and excerpts from Appalachian Trail hikers' journals from the 1930s to the 1990's provide a firsthand, intimate portrait of walking the trail. 026714

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The Silence of the North, Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
16 The Silence of the North
Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
New York Crown 1972 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean golden endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 209 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023532

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Organized Confusion, French, Sarah
17 Organized Confusion
French, Sarah
Vantage Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Sarah French Fall" on front free endpaper. No other writing or marks. 94 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, has one tiny closed tear. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovers of hunting, fishing, and camping will be delighted by these memoirs of the wife of a dedicated amateur woodsman, who has accompanied her husband on many trips into the wilderness. The great woods of northern Minnesota and southern Ontario is the scene of her lucidly written forest adventures. 026408

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A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country, Furtman, Michael
18 A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country
Furtman, Michael
Minocqua, Wisconsin North Word Press 1989 1559710055 / 9781559710053 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Dark green cloth boards with cream lettering on cover and spine. Bump and very small tear to lower board edge. No fading, binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful illustrations by Susan Robinson. 241 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025965

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19 Flowering Wilderness
Galsworthy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean purple ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Very slight browning to endpapers. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. Dustjacket has light soiling, some browning to spine, is not price clipped, slight loss at top and a hint of loss at bottom of spine, small chip at corner tip and lower front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009145

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Wilderness Trek: A Novel of Australia, Grey, Zane
20 Wilderness Trek: A Novel of Australia
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1944 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 304 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket has short closed edge tears, corner chip at rear spine corner. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013820

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