Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
|AWAY FROM IT ALL
Kidney, Dorothy Boone
1969- A. S. Barnes, NY- 1st Edition ( 'Second Printing' STATED)- This is NOT an ex-library book- BINDING is green cloth hardcover; binding and text are very neat, clean and solid, VG. Just light wear and light 'handling soil' text-block fore-edge. The original PICTORIAL DUST JACKET is also very neat, clean and bright, VG or better in new archival plastic protector. There are NO rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, a nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of a fairly UNCOMMON book detailing the ALLAGASH COUNTRY of MAINE...'a REMOTE, UNTAMED area still reminiscent of the WILDERNESS which once covered the EASTERN PART of the United States...Packed with the EXCITEMENT and BEAUTY of the BIG WOODS the author describes the UNCLUTTERED SIMPLICITY of living in a ONE-ROOM CABIN far from civilization and neighbors. And throughout the book are woven FASCINATING TALES of STREAM and LAKE FISHING, HUNTING in the BIG TIMBER. and CAMPING in the outdoors...the author has included many VINTAGE B&W PHOTOGRAPHS of the ALLAGASH COUNTRY...' 200 pages. Overall, a nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of a fairly UNCOMMON MAINE CLASSIC.
|FOREST LIFE AND FOREST TREES
Springer, John S.; Introduction by F. M. O'Brien
(Revised Edition)- 1971- New Hampshire Publishing Company, Somersworth- This is NOT an ex-library book- BINDING is decorated green cloth hardcover with GOLD decoration and titles BRIGHT; binding and text are VERY neat, clean and solid, NF or better with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. The ORIGINAL illustrated DUST JACKET is neat, clean and bright, VG in new archival protector. Just light wear. There are NO rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY... 'Initially published in 1851, this was the FIRST BOOK of its kind to DETAIL the great LUMBERING OPERATIONS of the MAINE WOODS, from timber cruising to felling trees to the great river drives in the following spring... It provides a RARE GLIMPSE of a LIFESTYLE which pitted men against 'FOREST WHALES' and which has now VANISHED...' 202 pages. 'The CLASSIC FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT of LUMBERJACKING in the MAINE WOODS...'