Karankaway Country

Roy Bedichek

Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1950
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Karankaway Country by Roy Bedichek. Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1950. 1st Stated Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Nr Fine in Torn & Taped DJ. Slight edge wear, content excellent. 290 Pgs. Karankaway County is a little-know section of marshland along the Gulf coast of Texas, once inhabited by a fierce and giant tribe of godless Indians. This dark stretch of lakelets, sand dunes and silt-laden stream, and its unusual history, is the subject of this book. The author describes and philosophizes about the wild life of the are as only an expert naturalist with the touch of the poet can. The stories of the immeasurable natural wealth discovered here, of the scientist of the frontier, including Audubon, who have worked on this little stretch of the Texas coast, of how the country served as a natural gateway to the pioneer who first came to Texas, all these come alive under his magic touch in a book of fact and enchantment. Description text copyright 2012 BooksForComfort. Item ID 26110. Bookseller Inventory # 26110

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Title: Karankaway Country

Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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