New York, NY 1969 Hard Cover First Edition, First Pinting Collectible-Near Fine in Near Fine jacket First Edition, First Printing Stated First Printing. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright.
Gilt embossed illustrated black linen boards w/silver spine lettering/Fine. DJ/NF w/light edge wear & small loss to upper spine. Upper text edge dyed green; maps to endpapers. Trace brown spotting (foxing/acidic reaction) to leading edges, and small spot to fEP. Published w/o ISBN; ISBN subsequently assigned. Eloquent journal of a leisurely three month sojourn in British Columbia. Ever an observant reporter, an acute portraitist who brought the essay to high art, Edward Hoagland recaptures the mood and feel of the old era of homesteading and gold strikes---that is, "an era of walking" when the world belonged to fur-trappers, mountainmen, and surveyor/explorers. Travelling usually by float plane, the author covered much ground and conversed with many an octogenarian with vivid memories of the past. A spontaneous memoir, an oral histo
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