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Chronicling the West: Thirty Years of Environmental Writing
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Chronicling the West: Thirty Years of Environmental Writing

By Frome, Michael

Seattle, WA, USA: Mountaineers Books, 1996. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean and unmarked illustrated wraps with slight wear to front corners; solid binding; pages clean, unmarked, no creases. A collection of Michael from's writings that elusidate the evolution and history of the environmental movement. He writes in the tradition of John Muir, of Hnery Thoreau, of Bernard DeVoto. His works provide a running commentary of the critical issues that remain at the forefront of the public debate, such as the "owls vs logs"controversy, the future of our National Parks, the involvement of people who have fought over ecological issues over the decades. 239 pages with index. 6 x 9 inches. 1996, Mountaineers Books, Seattle, WA, USA

$7.88

Discovery: Great Moments in the Lives of Outstanding Naturalists
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Discovery: Great Moments in the Lives of Outstanding Naturalists

By Terres, John K. - Editor

Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Co, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Thomas W. Nason. Type: Hard Back First Edition. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition. No Jacket. Wood engravings by Thomas W. Nason. Experiences of 36 of the world's outstanding naturalists form Africa, Asia, Australia, Great Britain, India, Europe, Canada, the United States and Central and South America, written by each naturalist. The book is bound in red cloth with illustration of a goose flying up from a marsh, black spine panel with gilt lettering. Spine is slightly sunned. Spine head and heel slightly compressed. Green endpapers. Clean, unmarked, tight, solid and square volume. Internals are spotless, no creasing. 338 pages. 5.75 x 8.75. 1961, J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia & New York

$10.54