Title: The Thousand-Mile Summer -- in desert and ...
Publisher: A Howell-North Book, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1970
Book Condition: Fine -
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Eight Printing, 1970 - Hardcover is in Fine - condition with superb boards, titles, corners, and edges. Has a small xmas inscription on ffep. but the text is in fine and whistle-clean condition. The dust jacket is in very good condition, bright and shiny but has edge wear at the head of binding and some chipping there as well, some corner wear and tiny tear at tail of spine and is price-clipped. "Some only dream of escape from stress and monotony--Colin Fletcher did it. Here then is his lively account of a six-month solitary walk which took him along the backbone of California. He traversed its wildest areas, off the beaten paths, through arid desert, through the salt flats of Death Valley. He climbed to the summit of 14,246-foot White Mountain, then sig-sagged up a long stretch of the High Sierra." From 1964, the classic hiker-naturalist of his generation. Over 50 years old! The author's first book. Filled with Fletcher's own photographs in b&w. Bookseller Inventory # 001213
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