KILLER PINE. by Gutteridge, Lindsay.


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Putnam, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel featuring Mathew Dicke, a miniaturised tough ex-soldier sent to a lumber forest in the Rocky Mountains - armed only with a crossbow - to investigate a mystery tree disease which is damaging the North American economy. A wonderful combination of fantasy and science fiction with the hard facts of natural history, combined with a lot of espionage, adventure and modern ecology and true to life natural history. 205 pp. Wraparound dustjacket design by Honi Werner. ISBN: 0-399-111298.

Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

Book ID: 34757
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