New York: J.P. Lippincott, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 352 pp. Octavo [23 cm.] 1/2 red cloth over black boards with title silver stamped on backstrip and a small silver stamped monkey wrench on front board. Map endsheets and pastedowns. Near fine/Near fine. Subtle discoloring to extremities of jacket. Item #11407
The late great Edward Abbey published twenty one books during his lifetime (two posthumously) Both The Monkey Wrench Gang and Desert Solitaire have gone on to become what the author always dreaded "classics" and have now each sold more than one million copies each. A crisp copy of the controversial novel that gave birth to radical environmental group Earth First!