Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Text/As New & Bright; first 3 pgs (fEP, First title page & Title) uncut at lower text edge. Green boards with silver spine lettering/Fine. Illustrated DJ/VG; Strong & sound w/light wear, short closed tears to edges, small surface losses, & showing faint discoloration. Slight lean to spine. An environmental history. The book considers the history of the environmental movement in America. The term "conservation", popularized by Chief Forester Gifford Pinchot of President Theodore Roosevelt's administration, is more often than not employed to vility sportsmen as wildlife destroyers. Historian John Reiger shows that is was actually sportsmen, particularly hunters, that spearheaded the modern conservation movement, and, who remain its most important supporters and activists.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 8vo; 316 pages. 0876911734. A smart first edition/first printing in Very Good+ condition with bumped corners, slight indentation to upper rear board, and soiling to rear board and page edges in alike dust-jacket with closed tears, chips, and soiling.
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