Edition: First edition.
New York: Time-Life, (1973.). Hardcover first edition - A title in The American Wilderness Series- the credits describe Abbey as 'a self-proclaimed desert rat." Beautifully illustrated with many full color and black and white photographs, including some double page ones. Slightly oversized format. Index. 184 pp. True first printing with the hourglass on the last page.
Condition: Very near fine in illustrated boards with a black cloth spine, issued without a dust jacket (corners slightly bumped.).