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  • IN THE WILDERNESS: Coming of Age in Unknown Country. by Barnes, Kim.
    Barnes, Kim.
    IN THE WILDERNESS: Coming of Age in Unknown Country.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Poet's highly acclaimed first book, winner of the 1995 PEN/ Jerard Fund Award for a work-in-progress by an emerging female writer - a candid account of a girl and young woman coming to terms with her family, her homeland in the logging wilderness and small towns of Idaho, with her parent's Pentecostal religion, and most of all with herself, SIGNED on the title page. Dustjacket praise from Ivan Doig, David James Duncan and Stewart O'Nan, among others. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-385-478216.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34548
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  • Barnes, Kim.
    IN THE WILDERNESS: Coming of Age in Unknown Country.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Poet's highly acclaimed first book, winner of the 1995 PEN/ Jerard Fund Award for a work-in-progress by an emerging female writer - a candid account of a girl and young woman coming to terms with her family, her homeland in the logging wilderness and small towns of Idaho, with her parent's Pentecostal religion, and most of all with herself, Dustjacket praise from Ivan Doig, David James Duncan and Stewart O'Nan, among others. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-385-478216.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34672
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  • Bass, Rick.
    THE LOST GRIZZLIES: A Search for Survivors in the Wilderness of Colorado.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of his experiences, along with veteran grizzly expert Doug Peacock and biologist Dennis Sizemore, searching for signs that grizzly bears might still exist in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, a region in which they are presumably extinct. SIGNED by Bass on the title page. Illustrated with drawings by Russell Chatham. 239 pp plus an epilogue and final drawing. ISBN: 0-395-717590.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37465
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  • A TIPPY CANOE AND CANADA TOO: An Adventure in Animal Antics and Wilderness Wisdom. by Campbell, Sam.
    Campbell, Sam.
    A TIPPY CANOE AND CANADA TOO: An Adventure in Animal Antics and Wilderness Wisdom.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1974, 1946.). One of the books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on 'Sanctuary Lake' in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. It was his trusty, but aging, birchbark canoe that took them to their island sanctuary. Illustrated by Lars Justinen. 250 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40411
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  • MOOSE COUNTRY: A Boy Naturalist in an Ancient Forest. by Campbell, Sam.
    Campbell, Sam.
    MOOSE COUNTRY: A Boy Naturalist in an Ancient Forest.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1978, 1950.). One of the books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on Sanctuary Lake in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. A young boy and his family join the Campbells for a winter visit to Sanctuary Lake - skiing, snowshoeing, tobagganing, and animals in the deep snow. Cover illustrated by Lars Justinen, interior drawings by Bob Meyers. 235 pp.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40412
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  • Campbell, Sam.
    CALAMITY JANE: The Wise Old Raccoon.

    Edition: First printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1962.) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the later (and harder to find) books in the 'living forest series' written by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on 'Sanctuary Lake' in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on.This is a realistic story of a mother raccoon and her four baby coonlets. Illustrated with photographs by Charles Philip Fox. 127 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (prev owner's name, some edgewear and small chips to the dj.) Uncommon.

    Book ID: 28834
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  • Campbell, Sam.
    MOOSE COUNTRY: A Boy Naturalist in an Ancient Forest.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1978, 1950.). One of the books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on Sanctuary Lake in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. A young boy and his family join the Campbells for a winter visit to Sanctuary Lake - skiing, snowshoeing, tobagganing, and animals in the deep snow. Cover illustrated by Lars Justinen, interior drawings by Bob Meyers. 235 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27342
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  • Campbell, Sam.
    LOONY COON: Antics of a Rollicking Racoon.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boise, Idaho and Ontario, Canada: Pacific Press Publishing Association, nd (c 1954.). One of the later and harder to find books in the 'living forest series' by a man who, with his wife Giny, found a wilderness home on Sanctuary Lake in Wisconsin, where the North woods stretch from there into Canada, a land of no roads, towns or man-made intrusions, a land where peace lives on. Cover illustrated by Lars Justinen, interior drawings by Alexander Key. 236 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27345
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  • Kocour, Ruth Anne (as told to Michael Hodgson).
    FACING THE EXTREME : One Woman's Story of True Courage, Death-Defying Survival and Her Quest for the Summit.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The personal account of the only female member of a 9 person expedition on Mt. McKinley in Alaska in May 1992. The story of how they survived when the most violent weather system on record (one which killed 11 climbers), slammed into the mountain, pinning them on an ice shelf at 14,000 feet for almost 2 weeks. Illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs on gloss paper. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-312-179421.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the title page " For... thanks for all the help getting me up the mountain.' Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32667
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  • INSIDE PASSAGE: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles and Kwakiutl Indians. by Modzelewski, Michael.
    Modzelewski, Michael.
    INSIDE PASSAGE: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles and Kwakiutl Indians.

    Edition: First thus (apparently printed from the original Harper Collins sheets)

    Boynton Beach, FL: Adventures Unlimited, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the half title page with the words "Make life an adventure! All the best." 184 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-9660625-0-7.

    Condition: Very near fine in a a very good dustjacket (light edgewear to dj and small peeled spot at base of dj spine.).

    Book ID: 52041
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  • INSIDE PASSAGE: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles and Kwakiutl Indians. by Modzelewski, Michael.
    Modzelewski, Michael.
    INSIDE PASSAGE: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles and Kwakiutl Indians.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - INSCRIBED on the half title page with the words "To ---- Great cruising Alaska with you. Make life an adventure! All the best." 184 pp. ISBN: 0-06-165332.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65423
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  • [San Souci, Daniel, illustrator] George, Jean Craighead.
    FRIGHTFUL'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A continuation for younger readers of the George's wilderness series books, begun 40 years ago with 'My Side of the Mountain' which introduced Sam Gribley and the peregrine falcon, Frightful. This is the story of Oksi, the young daughter of Frightful, beautifully illustrated in full color by San Souci. A wonderful collaboration between an award winner writer and illustrator. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-525-469079.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page by San Souci and dated in the year of publication. Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 31147
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  • [San Souci, Daniel, illustrator] George, Jean Craighead.
    FRIGHTFUL'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A continuation for younger readers of the George's wilderness series books, begun 40 years ago with 'My Side of the Mountain' which introduced Sam Gribley and the peregrine falcon, Frightful. This is the story of Oksi, the young daughter of Frightful, beautifully illustrated in full color by San Souci. A wonderful collaboration between an award winner writer and illustrator. INSCRIBED on the title page by San Souci. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 0-525-469079.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 60964
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  • [Sierra Club) Kent Gill, editor; Ansel Adams, Wallace Stegner and others.
    SIERRA CLUB BULLETIN: A Handbook. Volume 52, No 11 , December 1967.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Berkeley, CA: The Sierra Club, 1967. First edition - This handbook issue contains much basic information on the activities and history of the Sierra Club, including the outings, a chronology and the bylaws. Excerpts from Wallace Stegner on Wilderness Conservation; three sections of photographs printed on glossy stock: the first is on the activities of the club, the second features the photographs of Ansel Adams and the last is on the wilderness area which the Club is working to protect. Large quarto format.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed tan covers.

    Book ID: 25936
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  • IN THIS WE ARE NATIVE: Memoirs and Journeys. by Smith, Annick.
    Smith, Annick.
    IN THIS WE ARE NATIVE: Memoirs and Journeys.

    Edition: First printing.

    Guilford, Connecticut: Lyons Press, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Combines a passionate argument for saving the wilderness with a memoir of love and loss and rebirth by this Montana author and film producer. 304 pp. ISBN: 1-585742465.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (remainder line, inked comment at bottom of table of contents).

    Book ID: 67595
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