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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness.

by Edward Abbey

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New York, NY McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1968. Hardcover First Edition (1968), so stated. First Edition (1968), so stated. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. The Book shows light shelving wear to the the lower extremities; mild bump to the upper corner of the rear panel; the binding is slightly cocked; a small soil spot at the upper fore-edge; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome lightly used copy, with a minor binding flaw, but tightly bound, showing very mild wear and a single cosmetic flaw. The DJ shows mild rubbing to the panels; light wear to extremities, with scant loss to rubbing at the upper corner tips and some tiny chips at the head of the backstrip; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.65 x 5.95 x 1 inches). xiv, 269 pages. Illustrated by with duotone drawings by Peter Parnall. Language: English. Weight: 19 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness is a literary nonfiction work by Edward Abbey (1927–89), published originally in 1968. His fourth book and his first book length non-fiction work, it followed three fictional books, Jonathan Troy, The Brave Cowboy, and Fire on the Mountain. It was his biggest success to date and brought him critical acclaim and popularity as a nature writer.




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On Jan 9 2018, said:
  "A great tale of the intrigue of the desert mixed with philosophical meanderings of great interest to me."

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