Good in very good dust jacket. 310 p. illus., ports., maps. 22 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Maps, Portraits. 1951 DOUBLEDAY PUBLISHED EDITION, SO STATED FIRST EDITION. Note; The spine title area is scuffed but readable, cloth cover. Frontispiece of Henry Gross with his dowsing rod plus 6 other illus. photographs of field work digging wells. This is a unique books and scarce, but we also have the Dowing journals if interested. Notes, index and no d.j. Clean endpapers and well cared for book. no marks. Five short biographies on Kenneth Roberts included in back.
Very good-in tan cloth covered board with a mild crease to the spine and with much of the title block on the spine worn off. Two prior owner's names are written on the front free end paper and there are tape stains on the front fixed end paper which once held the letter noted below. Missing its issued dust jacket. Laid-into the book is a typed letter signed by Kenneth Roberts on Water Unlimited, Inc. letterhead. The letter is dated January 16, 1951 and makes reference to another author's works on dowsing and the human race's "inability...to absorb what is set forth clearly in the English language."
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author Signed by both the author and the subject on the title page. Previous owner name neatly on the front endpaper. Small chip from the base of the spine of the DJ and edgewear.
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