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A Journey to Save the Lost Coast


Published by Mattole, Ettersburg, CA, 1979
Used Condition Near Fine Pamphlet
From Eureka Books, ABAA (Eureka, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
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8-1/2 by 11 inches. 32 pages. In 1979, a man named Mattole (after the river in Humboldt County, California, on the far northwest coast of the state) set out on a horseback ride to Sacramento. He wanted to raise awareness of the environmental issues in southern Humboldt County. This very scarce book includes excerpts from his journey diary as well as reproducing news clippings. He wanted the legislature to declare the Mattole a 'Wild and Scenic' river. Another of his demands addressed marijuana cultivation: 'It is the God given right of every citizen to grow their own food, whether they shall eat it, or drink it, or smoke it.' First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Bookseller Inventory # 81278

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Title: A Journey to Save the Lost Coast

Publisher: Mattole, Ettersburg, CA

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Pamphlet

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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