1890. G. P. Putnam's. Hard Cover. Book-VG, red titles & decoration on front board & spine, beige boards. 7x5. 239pp. Frontis. After working as a newspaper reporter in America for many years, the author became determined to change his life drastically. This is his account of his attempts to live his life outdoors, supporting himself and his family through gardening, fishing and hunting.
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Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover, yellow pictorial cloth stamped in black and white, with image repeated on dust-jacket in black only, 252pp., 4 page publisher's catalog appended. Illustrated with frontispiece and 1 plate, as well as small vignette drawings at the end of most chapters. Second edition, with new preface. The true story of a back to nature excursion. "After his Thoreau-esque attempt in Bellport (with his family), he returned to the editorial staff of the New York Herald (1906-1911). Signed presentation copy on front free endpaper by author's son, to George P. Chapple, dated Aug. 1932. Mild foxing to fore-edge and top edge dusty. Paper on front inner hinge cracked, hinge remains strong and secure. In original, very rare dust-jacket and signed by author's son. Dust-jacket age toned and somewhat darkened at spine, but complete with no chips. A very good+ copy in a very good dust-jacket. Scans on request.
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