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  • THE EDGES OF THE CIVILIZED WORLD: A Journey in Nature and Culture. by Deming, Alison Hawthorne,
    Deming, Alison Hawthorne,
    THE EDGES OF THE CIVILIZED WORLD: A Journey in Nature and Culture.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Picador, dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An eloquent book on a modern dilemma by this poet and writer, one which that follows her travels along the fringes of the wild, from an Oregon beach to islands in the sea of Cortez, the Bay of Fundy, southern Mexico, South America, and Hawaii. As she traveled she talked with urban planners, educators, commerce boosters, and residents about how tourism is altering that stretch of country, and despite the pressures on these places, she still found room for optimism. SIGNED on the title page. A PEN/West Finalist for Creative Nonfiction. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-312195435.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82735
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  • ICEHOTEL. by Granlund, Par.
    Granlund, Par.

    Edition: First edition.

    Lulea, Sweden: JukkasAkademin, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Book issued in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Icehotel project in the small village of Jukkasjrvi in far northern Sweden - in Swedish Lapland. Each November the hotel is rebuilt with the clear water of the Torne River, never exactly the same, and furnished with original ice art. Illustrated throughout with color photographs by Eivan Carlsson, Peter Grant, Tomas Utsi, Torbjrn Lvgren, and Kenneth Paulsson - pictures which capture just a bit of the beauty and wonder of this structure and its contents. Translated by Mark Wilcox. Oversized square format. 112 pp. ISBN: 9163080672.

    Condition: Fine in black boards with a gray cloth spine, no dustjacket as issued.

    Book ID: 54993
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