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RIGHT OF WAY.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1932.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the Cumberland moors - by this prolific English writer who set most of his novels in Canada. Follows the adventures of young Ted Prescott who has left his factory in Canada for a time. 326 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some minor edgewear, but overall a bright and strikingly attractive dust jacket.) .Book ID: 57091More details Price: $50.00
STANISLAUS, THE STRUGGLE FOR A RIVER.
Edition: First printing.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The story of the struggle to save the Stanislaus, first waged by a small group of whitewater enthusiasts, but later to involve conservationists, economists, state water experts, Congressmen, and also thousands of citizens" - a battle which the conservationists lost, but one which was very influential in the long term. The New Melones dam in 1979 was the last major dam project in California. Frontispiece map. Illustrated with photographs including a section of full color photographs of the wild river. Sources, index. 297 pp. ISBN: 0-520-046056.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (some crinkling to back cover of dj).Book ID: 73103More details Price: $20.00