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In The Shadow Of Mount McKinley (Limited edition of 750)
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In The Shadow Of Mount McKinley (Limited edition of 750)

by William N. Beach

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New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931. First Edition. Good+ in blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board with a gilt stamped outline of an caribou skull and antlers on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6 1/4" with map end sheets. There is rubbing and wear to the cloth at the ends of the spine area. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed, dated and warmly inscribed by the author on the second free end page. One of only 750 copies printed. 289 pages of text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece, a fold-out map and 36 plates. According to M. L. Biscotti, in his book: A Bibliography of American Sporting Books, this is "An important work on big game hunting in the Denali region."

This is a vintage book which will have signs of wear, sometimes significant to the boards. Pages will always be intact with minimal to no stray marks or marginalia, unless otherwise noted. Books may have an owner or gift inscription.
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To the North
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To the North

by Elizabeth Bowen

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Elizabeth Bowen was born in Dublin in 1899, the only child of an Irish lawyer and landowner. Her book Bowen's Court (1942) is the history of her family and their house, in County Cork. Throughout her life, she divided her time between London and Bowen's Court, which she inherited. She wrote many acclaimed novels and short story collections, was awarded the CBE in 1948, and was made a Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature in 1965. She died in 1973.
A young woman's secret love affair leads to a violent and tragic act in one of Elizabeth Bowen's most acclaimed novels. To the North centers on two young women in 1920s London, the recently widowed Cecilia Summers and her late husband's sister, Emmeline. Drawn to each other in the wake of their loss, the two set up house together and gradually become more entwined than they know.But the comfortable refuge they have made is "a house built on sand"; both realize it cannot last. While Cecilia, capricious and unsure if she can really love… Read more
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