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Yosemite - The Embattled Wilderness by  Alfred Runte - Paperback - Second Printing - 1990 - from Back of Beyond Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Yosemite - The Embattled Wilderness

by Runte, Alfred

Condition: Fine


Lincoln And London: Univ of Nebraska Press. Fine. 1990. Second Printing. Softcover. 0803238940 . Double signed and inscribed by author to the late Stephen J. Gould. Pictorial wraps with title in white on spine. Bookplate from previous bookseller states that this is from the library of Stephen J. Gould. Inscription on front endpaper; second signature on title page. Wraps have light shelf wear; front endpaper has light soiling, otherwise text block is clean. This book focuses on the debate over the management of the natural resources of Yosemite, addressing the balance between preservation and use. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 271 pp; Signed by Author .


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