Battling for the National Parks

Hartzog, George B.

Published by Moyer Bell LTD, 1988
ISBN 10: 0918825709 / ISBN 13: 9780918825704
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284pp with Index. Stated 1st Ed. Square, tight, bright copy with firm corners. No remainder mark. No internal names, notes or markings. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ ($19.95). Hartzog was Director of the National Park Service (1964-1973) in an expansionist period (Redwoods, North Cascades, Ozarks, The Buffalo) and the politics during LBJ and Nixon Administration. Signed by Hartzod on Title Page (black ink) + gift presentation from a later park official to an orientation training procedure. USPS Tracking provided. (H) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18071

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Title: Battling for the National Parks
Publisher: Moyer Bell LTD
Publication Date: 1988
Binding: Cloth
Illustrator: Photo Illus. In b&w
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: By Author
Edition: First Edition
Book Type: Natural History

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Hartzog, George B.
Published by Moyer Bell Limited, Mt. Kisco, New York (1988)
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Book Description Moyer Bell Limited, Mt. Kisco, New York, 1988. Cloth Over Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good w/ Protective Cover. Signed, First Edition. This signed first edition has very little corner bumping or edge wear. Interior text is clean and tight in it's binding. Unclipped DJ has darkened at edges, very little edge wear and no chipping. Author has signed and inscribed upper Title page has follows: "Inscribed for Naomi Hunt with all good wishes {signature} 6/ 27 /88.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Signed and Inscribed By Author. Bookseller Inventory # 070981

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Hartzog George B. Jr.
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Book Description Moyer Bell Ltd., New York, 1988. Faux Leather./hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/W is un-clipped, minor shelf wear to edges and corners. Signed by the author on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 003201

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Hartzog, George B.
Published by Moyer Bell, U.S.A. (1988)
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Book Description Moyer Bell, U.S.A., 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Signed and dated by the author the title page. Clean, tight and unread. Slight shelfwear. This memoir/autobiography was written by the American attorney and Director of the National Park Service (1964 - 1972). After being admitted to the bar in South Carolina in 1942, he became an attorney for the General Land Office (now the Bureau of Land Management) in the Department of the Interior in 1945, and six months later transferred to the National Park Service. As he moved to field assignments at Great Smoky Mountains and Rocky Mountain National Parks, and then advancing the Gateway Arch project as superintendent of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial from 1959 to 1962. After briefly leaving the service he returned as associate director in 1963 with the promise of succeeding Conrad Wirth in January 1964. As Director, he served as Stewart Udall¿s right arm in achieving a remarkably productive legislative program that included 62 new parks, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, and the Bible amendment to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act that led to establishment of the Alaska parks. During his nine-year tenure, he enlarged the service's role in urban recreation, historic preservation, interpretation, and environmental education. The author was dismissed in December 1972 after he pioneered the Washington Monument Syndrome political tactic. Protected in a new archival dust jacket. Satisfaction guaranteed. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 100417PB

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Hartzog, Jr., George B.; Udall, Stewart L. (Introduction)
Published by Moyer Bell Limited, Mt. Kisco, NY (1988)
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Book Description Moyer Bell Limited, Mt. Kisco, NY, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Signed boldly by the author in the year of publication. Inscribed and signed second time in the following year. George B. Hartzog, Jr. (1920-2008) was the seventh Director of the National Park Service and served from 1964-1972 until he was dismissed under pressure from President Richard Nixon over a dispute over Hartzog's cancellation of a special use permit of a friend of Nixon's. Outspoken, Hartzog led the NPS through a great deal of expansion, including many urban parks. First Printing. xvii, 284 pp. 8vo. Very light scuffing to dust jacket, priced clipped and now in mylar cover. Green cloth boards, clean within. Bookseller Inventory # 27576

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