The Survival of the Bark Canoe
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss, Giroux
Date Published: 1975
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 28735
114pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine and a blind stamped canoe on the front cover. Very good. One inch of the underlying boards are exposed along the bottom edge of the rear cover. The edges of the text block are foxed. The dust jacket is in very good condition. There is a small open tear in the paper of the spine. The tear measures 1/4 of an inch wide by 1/2 inch tall. The front panel has numerous light stains. The jacket also has general mild soiling.
John McPhee won the Pulitzer Prize in 1999 for Annals of the Former World. McPhee is the author of twenty-seven books.