The Journey Home. Some Words in Defense of the American West
New York; (1977)
by Abbey, Edward
New York; (1977): E.P. Dutton. First Edition. Octavo. First printing, signed by the author. 242pp. Abbey's first important nonfiction book since Desert Solitaire. His writes about ranchers, dam builders, kissing bugs and mountain lions. He offers a portrait of the American West that no one will soon forget, offering observations of a man who left the urban world behind to think about the natural world and the myths buried therein. A fine bright copy bound in rust cloth backed in black cloth, spine lettering copper, in a near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket with just a hint of toning to rear panel.
(Inventory #: 021714)
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