Fine in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author FINE stated 7th printing (1986) in a VERY GOOD color pictorial dust jacket (price clipped, spine a bit tanned, several closed tears, small chip at head of spine). Archival dust jacket protector provided. AUTHOR INSCRIBED: "for Micah Louis Wilson / from Winnie and Alex McPhedron / January 15, 2000 / and with warm congratulations from one Keewaydin * canoer to another--/ John McPhee / * see pp 20-21" (in black ink on the half-title page).
BOOK NEAR FINE. JACKET NEAR FINE. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a decorative bookplate. AN EXTREMELYL CLEAN, NICE COPY WITH A BRIGHT, ATTRACTIVE DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. 1st printing. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. 114 pages. Scarce, signed copy. BEAUTIFUL, COLLECTIBLE COPY!
Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First edition, first prnt. Signed by McPhee on the half-title page. Black and white illustrations. Dustjacket with toning on spine, mostly on the interior, and wear on the front flap fold with a small perforation. Tight, clean copy in Fine condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Signed by Author McPhee, John. THE SURVIVAL OF THE BARK CANOE. Inscribed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. First Edition of John McPhee's classic on the birch-bark canoe and his 150-mile journey through the Maine woods in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Inscribed by John and Martha McPhee on the verso of the half-title page to New Yorker editor David Jackson. "For David Jackson / Thank you so much for those pictures and articles / I don't have any of the things you gave me / From Martha / and John McPhee". "(I remember you telling me you liked this one. The portfolio at the end you may not have seen. Many thanks". 8vo. 114 pp. + A 32 pp. portfolio of the sketches and models of Edwin Tappan Adney. (1868-1950). A fine copy in brown cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine illustrated dustwrapper. "In his own beautifully crafted work, McPhee treats both man and boat with all the respect and admiration their precarious presence commands". Time Magazine. A superb presentation copy.
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