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This is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and its Magic Rivers

This is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and its Magic Rivers

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This is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and its Magic Rivers

by Stegner, Wallace

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New York City: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust jacket in mylar; chipping along front and back top edges; half inch tears on front and spine; otherwise fair condition, with images still in full color. Blue boards with black lettering and picture of dinosaur bones; rust-colored spine with gold lettering. Minimal rubbing and fading to spine head and tail; otherwise in very good condition. Maps by Marion & Don Greame Kelley on front & back endpapers. Tight binding, clean interior. The Echo Park Dams were a proposed project to flood the area for an inland lake. Stegner's essays contained here defend the preservation of the area & in protest of the proposed hydraulic dams. (Eventually, the project moved to flooding Glen Canyon, for what is now Lake Powell. ) ; B&W and Color Photographs; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 97 pp .


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This is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and its Magic Rivers
Stegner, Wallace
Litton, Martin
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Used - Very Good in Fair dust jacket
First Edition
Alfred A. Knopf
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New York City
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Dinosaur National Monument, Echo Park, Natural History, Wallace Stegner, Environmentalism

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Located in the heart of the desert southwest Back of Beyond Books is an indie bookstore in Moab, Utah. The name of the store was drawn from one of Edward Abbey's most well-known fiction titles, The Monkey Wrench Gang. We specialize in natural history, environmental literature, southwestern guidebooks & maps, Native American books, and Western history. But we also carry a wild assortment of fiction, science, philosophy, current affairs, rare books, and generally other cool stuff.


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