The ancient highway;: A novel of high hearts and open roads,

9781111125004: The ancient highway;: A novel of high hearts and open roads,
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First edition bound in red cloth with gold lettering. 12mo size,373pp. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. The book is lightly rubbed at the corners and has slightly tarnished gilt lettering. The dust jacket has chips to its spine tips and corners. There is 3/4" piece of clear tape on the upper right edge of the rear panel. There are pieces of tape on the verso of the jacket at the edges. Some small tears to the panels' edges. Soiling to the spine and to the rear panel. Illustrated with four black & white plates by Walt Louderback. Wrap around color dust jacket art is by Dean Cornwell. Attractive copy.

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Michigan-born James Oliver Curwood, author of thirty-three books, was one of the world's most popular adventure writers, often ranked in a class with Jack London and Zane Grey. Curwood's realm was the North and Northwest; his assets, a remarkable imagination and insight into animals, a love of nature, and a born storytelling gift. He was a seasoned hunter and tracker himself when he faced the open jaws of a grizzly who chose not to kill him. The encounter transformed him and became the inspiration for his novel The Bear, which was the basis for Jean-Jacques Annaud's film success.

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