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The Desert Is Theirs

Baylor, Byrd

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ISBN 10: 068414266X / ISBN 13: 9780684142661
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1975
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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Binding is tight, corners are sharp, spine is bumped. Bright yellow boards with a black sketch of a bird on the front. DJ is laminated, has not been price clipped, has some smudges on front and back. Signed and inscribed by author on second endpaper."Happy deserts to Kaytee--Byrd Baylor". Interior is otherwise clean and unmarked. A story about the closeness of the people and the land. Unpaginated. Bookseller Inventory # 19539

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Title: The Desert Is Theirs

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Parnall, Peter

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition Seventh Printing

About this title


"Baylor tells us about the desert, describing selected flora and fauna, and respectfully paying tribute to the Desert People who know its secrets and would live nowhere else . . . A striking mood piece."--Booklist. Caldecott Honor Book; ALA Notable Children's Book.

About the Author:

Byrd Baylor lives and writes in Arizona, presenting images of the Southwest and an intense connection between the land and the people. Her prose illustrates vividly the value of simplicity, the natural world, and the balance of life within it.

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Second Edition Books is a spacious, well-stocked used bookstore conveniently located on the hill in historic uptown Butte, Montana. We carry books of all sorts from paperbacks to collectable Butte and Montana titles. In addition, we have one of the largest selections of mining and geology titles around. Need something else? We also carry cookbooks, children's books, religion and much, much more. Make sure to stop in when you drive through Montana!

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