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A Voice Crying in the Wilderness: Notes From a Secret Journal (Vox Clamantis in Deserto).
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A Voice Crying in the Wilderness: Notes From a Secret Journal (Vox Clamantis in Deserto).

By Edward Abbey .

New York, NY St. Martin's Press, 1990. Hardcover Reprint Edition (1990). A limited first edition was published in 1989. Near Fine in Very Good+ to Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show minute indications of use. The Book shows light shelving wear to the the lower extremities; the binding is ever so slightly cocked; the top edge of the quarter cloth is very lightly sunned; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A nearly-new copy; structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest shelving wear only and minor , unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Corners sharp. Close to "As New". The DJ shows mild rubbing to the panels, which also show the faintest soiling to the light yellow background field; light wear to the top edge of the front panel; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7 x 4.8 x 0.7 inches). xv, 112 pages. Illustrated by with line drawings by Andrew Rush. Decorated Endpapers. Deckle Fore-Edge. Language: English. Weight: 7.5 ounces. Small hardcover has cream paper-covered boards with red cloth-covered spine and black spine lettering. Reprint Edition (1990). A limited first edition was published in 1989. Hardback with DJ.

$7.64

Black Sun.

By Edward Abbey .

Santa Barbara, CA Capra Press, 1981. Paperback Reprint Edition (1981); no subsequent printings of this edition noted. First published in hardcover in 1971. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; a hint of toning near the outside edges of the panels; the wrapper covers remain remarkably clean; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the wrapper covers. Free of any creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Close to "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.6 x 0.4 inches). 159 pages. Preface by the author. Language: English. Weight: 8.5 ounces. Reprint Edition (1981); no subsequent printings of this edition noted. First published in hardcover in 1971. Trade Paperback.

$11.96

Beyond the Aspen Grove.
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Beyond the Aspen Grove.

By Ann Zwinger.

Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Press, 1988. Paperback First Edition Thus (1988), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Copyright dates are, however, 1970 & 1981. First Edition Thus (1988), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very light use; just a hint of wear to the extremities; the mildest rubbing to sheen of wrapper covers; a very faint crease to the backstrip; the binding shows the slightest lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and unobtrusive cosmetic flaws. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 x 1 inches). 345 pages. 80 duotone illustrations of floralanguage: English. Weight: 15.9 ounces. Copyright dates are 1970 & 1981, so this is the first printing of the edition published by the University of Arizona Press. Trade Paperback. In beautiful and simple language and with 80 duotone illustrations of flora, "Beyond the Aspen Grove" tells of the varied flora and fauna that live in the thin clear air of the Rocky Mountains.

$14.70

Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness.

By Edward Abbey .

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.

$284.20

High Desert and Canyon Country.

By Raymond A. Wohlrabe.

New York, NY World Publishing Company, 1969. Hardcover First Edition (1969); First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence provided at the bottom of the last page of text. First Edition (1969); First printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence provided at the bottom of the last page of text. Very Good: shows very light wear to the extremities; a small bump at the bottom edge of the rear panel, has caused a tiny tear in the fabric. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7.35 x 0.65 inches). 160 pages. Rust-red cloth over boards with forest green illustration at the front panel and titles at the backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 18.4 ounces. Regions of America Series. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$9.41

2 Saunters: Summer and Winter 1978 - A Catena of Photography and Words.

By Jack Fulton (Author-Photographer-Artist).

San Raphael, CA Pencil Press, 1986. Hardcover First Edition (1986), unstated. Very Good+ to Near Fine: shows very light shelving wear to the the lower extremities and the mildest rubbing to the panels; a mild bump at the upper corner of the rear panel. The binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing mild wear and a couple very minor flaws; not quite absolutely pristine, but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Square Folio (12.3 x 12.3 x 0.4 inches). 38 pages. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 11.6 ounces. First Edition (1986), unstated. Ffirst Edition of 2500 copies. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$7.06

The Land of Little Rain (Audio Cassette) .

By Mary Austin.

Niwot, CO The Audio Press, 1992. Audio Cassette Two Audio Cassette Tapes in Like New condtion (still in shrinkwrap), housed in a colorful cardstock box, also Like New. The shrinkwrap has a couple of spots with small tears. Overall, Like New. Read by Terry Tempest Williams. Product Size: 7 x 4.5 x 0.75 inches). Weight: 5.8 ounces. Language: English. Audio Cassette. ISBN-10: 0939643391 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 4.5 x 7.2 inches Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces

$44.10

Australian Plants Identified: A Home Gardener's Guide to the Identification of Over 1000 Commonly Grown Australian Native Plants.

By Gwen Elliot .

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hyland House, 1990. Paperback First Edition (1990), so stated. One page in the text shows UNDERLINING IN INK; there are also several ink notations in the section of color plates. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: light wear to to the corner tips; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the top and fore-edges show several tiny to small soil spots; the fore-edge shows the faintest thumbing; the binding is square and secure. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several minor flaws, including the aforementioned underlining and notations, but remaining clean, tightly bound, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.2 x 6.9 x 0.65 inches)., vii, 232 pages. Liberally illustrated in black & white. There is also a 22 page section of color plates. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 5.6 ounces. First Edition (1990), so stated. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$34.30

Cacti, Shrubs and Trees of Anza-Borrego: An Amateur's Key for Identifying Desert Plants.

By Paul R. Johnson .

Borrego Springs, CA Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association, 1982. Paperback First Edition [1982], so stated. First Edition [1982], so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: mild rubbing to wrapper covers; a couple of small, faint stains to the rear panel; the binding is secure; the text clean. Not perfect, but remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 28 pages. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$24.50

Poisonous Plants of California.
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Poisonous Plants of California.

By Thomas C. Fuller and Elizabeth McClintock.

Berkeley, CA University of California Press, 1986. Paperback First Edition Thus; First Printing indicated. First Edition Thus [1986]; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a crease down the middle of the backstrip (the binding is not cracked); else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 433pp. (California Natural History Guides No. 53). University Press Paperback. This highly informative volume describes California's native, naturalized, and cultivated plant species which can be poisonous and describes how to recognize them, where they are found, and what symptoms they produce.

$49.00

The Proper Edge of the Sky: High Plateau Country of Utah.
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The Proper Edge of the Sky: High Plateau Country of Utah.

By Edward A Geary.

Salt Lake City, UT University of Utah Press, 1992. Paperback First Edition Thus; unstated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbin; a tiny, stray pen mark at the fore-edge. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 282pp. First Edition Thus; unstated. University Press Paperback. This is an excellent overview of a region which is well known for the scenery, but whose people and history are little noted. Blending history, literature and miscellaneous observation, Geary paints a fascinating picture of the sparsely populated Colorado plateau section of Utah, a land of small Mormon farming communities, wide spaces and beautiful landscapes. For some reason, this book is not found in any of the tourist bookshops in the area, yet it is--while not a "tourbook" in the usual sense--the best source to really understand the area.

$14.70

A Guide to the Plants of the Pinnacles.

By Ralph C. Webb .

Southwest Parks & Monuments Association, 1971. Pamphlet First Edition, unstated. Good in Wraps: most of the book is in excellent condition, but the bottom edge is a bumped and 'bunged' at the heel of the backstrip and there is some staining at the bottom edge of the first and last thirteen pages of the text; else shows minor rubbing only, there is a faint crease near the lower front corner. Remains a sturdy, serviceable reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 76pp. Illustrated with drawings in black & white. First Edition, unstated. Paperback: Staple-bound Wraps.

$1.76

Galapagos: Islands Lost in Time.

By Tui De Roy Moore.

New York, NY Penguin (Non-Classics), 1983. Paperback First Ed thus, First Printing stated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Ed thus, First Printing stated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: Just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing; foxing at the inside front and rear covers; former bookseller's pencilled pricing at the inside front cover; binding shows barely discernible spine lean, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 71pp. 294 color photographs. Introduction by Peter Matthiessen. Trade Paperback. This book features photographs of the Galapagos Islands by Tui De Roy Moore, who grew up on the islands since the age of 2. She and her photography were discovered by the editor of Audubon magazine, Les Line, in 1972. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$43.51

Under the Devil’s Thumb.

By David Gessner.

Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Press, 1999. Hardcover First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. DJ unclipped; mylar-protected. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Squarish 8vo. 213pp. As a young recovering cancer patient, Gessner moved from his family home on Cape Cod to the mountains of Boulder, CO. This collection of vignettes examines Gessner's newfound love of Boulder and the West as he explores and learns the natural history of the area. Gessner follows in the footsteps of Edward Abbey as he deals with the loss of his father, family dynamics, getting married, and the impact of ego on maleness. His various trips throughout the West reveal a joy in life and the outdoors that most readers will find contagious.

$19.60

Animals of the Southwest Deserts.

By George Olin.

Gila Pueblo, Globe, AZ U.S. Dept of the Interior: Southwestern Monuments Association, 1954. Paperback First Ed, unstated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: shows former owner's name and purchase date and place at the inside of the front cover and at the top of the title page; light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; the head of the back strip is very mildly bumped; binding square and secure; text clean. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, presentable. A tightly bound copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Royal Octavo. 112pp. Illustrated by Jerry C. Cannon. First Ed, unstated. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$5.29

The Enchanted Mesa: An Introduction to Its Natural History.

By Url Lanham.

Boulder, CO Pruett Press, 1974. Hardcover First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Near Fine: shows only minor rubbing and a touch of wear to the extremities. Binding square and secure; text clean. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. Illustrated with frontispiece b/w photograph, pen and ink botanical drawings, map. ix/141pp. Illustrated by Margy Lanham. Hardback: Pictorial Paper on Boards. Introduction to the natural history of the beautiful forested tablelands beneath Boulder, Colorado's scenic Flatirons. Covers: Geology; Vegetation; Trees; Shrubs; Woody Vines; Sagebrush; Cactus; Grasses; Wildflowers - Spring, Summer and Fall; Insects; Amphibians; Reptiles; Birds; Mammals.

$17.15

Sky Determines: An Interpretation of the Southwest.

By Ross Calvin.

Silver City, NM High Lonesome Books, June 1993. Paperback First Ed thus, so stated. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 333pp. Illustrated by Peter Hurd. First Ed thus, so stated. Paperback. Sky, says Ross Calvin, determines everything in the Southwest: weather, landscape, plant and animal forms, human types, even art and architecture, religious rites and manner of dress.... Altogether this is an authentic book, valuable as an introduction to a region of strange beauty and as an exposition of some little understood aspects of our history. Sky Determines has become a regional classic. In this revised Third Edition, the author has renewed the book with fifty pages of fresh materials, drawn from decades of observing the Southwest.

$11.96

Northern Sandscapes: Exploring Saskatchewan's Athabasca Sand Dunes.

By Robin & Arlene Karpan.

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Parkland Pub, 1998. Paperback Presumed First Ed, but unstated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use; binding square and secure; text clean. Mildest rubbing. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 4to. 128pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs in color. Presumed First Ed, but unstated. Trade Paperback.

$32.63

Sonoran Desert Spring.

By John Alcock.

Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press, 1985. Hardcover First Ed thus, First Printing stated. First Ed thus, First Printing stated. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. Book shows slight spine lean; page block slightly cocked, though boards are square; binding secure; text clean. DJ shows light wear to extremities; neatly tape-repaired at head of backstrip; mild rubbing to sheen; price intact. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 194pp. Hardback with DJ. The common view of deserts as "barren" places empty of life is firmly laid to rest by this excellent collection of essays. Alcock's relation demonstrates the wide variety and diversity of lifeforms found in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.

$15.68

Life in Desert and Plain.
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Life in Desert and Plain.

By Richard Perry.

New York, NY Taplinger Publishing Company, 1977. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows binding square and secure; text clean. DJ unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 253pp. Illustrated by Nancy Lou Gahan. Volume V: The Many Worlds of Wildlife. Hardback with DJ.

$4.31

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