Very Good in Very Good jacket. B0006CYUU8 1978 signed first edition, Port Townsend Publishing Co. (Port Townsend, Washington), 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches tall orange faux leather hardbound in publisher's unclipped dust jacket, gilt lettering to spine, copiously illustrated with black-and-white photographs, v, 222 pp. Very slight rubbing to covers. Signed by both authors on the half title page. Otherwise, a very good to near fine copy-clean, bright and unmarked-in a very good dust jacket which is nicely preserved and displayed in a clear archival Brodart sleeve. Laid in is a promotional sheet for the book and a one-page map and descriptive 'Self-Guided Tour of Marrowstone Island. ' ~SP19~ Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgements; Map-Craven's Peninsula 1878-1890; The Homesteaders; Map-Marrowstone and Indian Islands 1891-1900; Plat of Nordland Townsite; The Families; Map-Marrowstone and Indian Islands 1901-1916; Nordland 1899-1919; Nordland 1920-1929; Nordland 1930-1939; Nordland 1940-1945; Addenda; Genealogies; Index. Marrowstone Island is southeast of Port Townsend, Washington. A long and narrow piece of land, the island retains its rural solitude and highlights some spectacular shoreline vistas. The main town of Nordland lies in the center of the island and has a small neighborhood store. North is Fort Flagler State Park, with its bunkers and beaches, while the south end is connected by bridge to Indian Island (a naval reserve) and the rest of the Quimper Peninsula.
Very Good/Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Inscribed By Author INSCRIBED by Karen Russell on first page. Jacket has edgewear with small chips and tears, address label on front panel. Boards have edgewear, previous owner's name on second page, otherwise interior is clean. 222 pages. Q-8.
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