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  • EDWARD DORN: A World of Difference by [Dorn, Edward, 1929 -1999.] Clark, Tom.
    [Dorn, Edward, 1929 -1999.] Clark, Tom.
    EDWARD DORN: A World of Difference

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of this poet by his longtime friend and fellow poet. Dorn was born in rural Illinois, grew up in Depression era poverty and spent much of his life wandering across America, from the Black Mountain College in the 50's to California and always across the prairies, and finally to Colorado. "The soul of the land and the soul of his poems are inextricably linked." Based on Clark's own experience with Dorn, on letters and unpublished manuscript materials, this examines both his life and work, and quotes generously from his poems. Photographs. 434 pp. ISBN: 1556433972.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42596
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  • GRACE HARLOWE'S OVERLAND RIDERS IN THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (Overland Riders Series #6) by Flower, Jessie Graham (Frank Gee Patchin)
    Flower, Jessie Graham (Frank Gee Patchin)
    GRACE HARLOWE'S OVERLAND RIDERS IN THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (Overland Riders Series #6)

    Edition: Vintage reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (c 1923). Hardcover - The sixth title in this series which follows Grace and some of her friends through adventures on horseback around North America, upon their return from Europe. Frontispiece. 212 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in rose cloth with black lettering and illustration - usual rather severe toning to the pages, previous owner's name dated 1936.,sunning to the spine.

    Book ID: 84800
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  • WE FIND OURSELVES IN MOONTOWN. by Gummerman, Jay.
    Gummerman, Jay.
    WE FIND OURSELVES IN MOONTOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first book, a collection of short stories, funny, offbeat, & original, set in the new American Far West - from Reno to Oregon to Southern California. ISBN: 0-394-574591.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (an apparently unread copy.)

    Book ID: 14918
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  • CROSSING OPEN GROUND. by Lopez, Barry.
    Lopez, Barry.
    CROSSING OPEN GROUND.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1989.). SIGNED - A collection of essays about the bond between man and the land, and about man's heartbreaking betrayal of that bond. SIGNED on the title page. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-679-721835.

    Condition: Good condition - some scattered marginal notes and underlining, but otherwise a tight copy.

    Book ID: 51671
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  • CROSSING OPEN GROUND. by Lopez, Barry.
    Lopez, Barry.
    CROSSING OPEN GROUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays about the bond between man and the land, and about man's heartbreaking betrayal of that bond. INSCRIBED on the half title page "For -- with best wishes" and dated in 1989. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-684-188171.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 54944
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  • UNDER THE LIGHT: Stories. by Michel, Sam.
    Michel, Sam.
    UNDER THE LIGHT: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of 15 interlinked short stories, set in Montana and Nevada: "part Hemingway sparseness, part lush poetry" - and most featuring Harry Drake, a man in search of himself in a rootless America. Cover praise from James Dickey and Barry Hannah (who called this "utterly magnificent.") 176 pp. ISBN: 0-394587235.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84482
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  • MANY RIVERS TO CROSS: Of Good Running Water, Native Trout and the Remains of Wilderness. by Montgomery, M.R.
    Montgomery, M.R.
    MANY RIVERS TO CROSS: Of Good Running Water, Native Trout and the Remains of Wilderness.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A "journey into the physical and emotional territory of the American West . . . from the headwaters of the Columbia River to eastern Oregon and to Big Goose Creek, where General Custer's reinforcements camped and went fishing instead of joining the battle at Little Bighorn. [and] through overlooked locations in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, New Mexico, Arizona, and Oregon -- all of the last best places." Warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page to the noted Oklahoma collector, Larry Owens -"Enjoy the book and someday get to Yellowstone, a park-paradise for anglers." Illustrated with drawings by Glenn Wolff. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-671-792865.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket. Uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 67436
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