New York: A Chanticleer Press Edition, 1979. David Muench. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 238pp. Folio [43.5 cm] Tan cloth covered boards with a bold orange ink stamped title on the spine. In a matching tan and orange printed cloth covered slipcase. Fair only. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped. The front cover has several very light small stains. There is a small bubble in the cloth of the rear board. There is a 1/4 inch long split in the cloth near the foot of the spine. The text block is cracked multiple times, and many of the gatherings are hanging on by a thread. The slipcase is in very good condition. Mildly soiled. Frayed along the edges. The orange ink surrounding two of the large letters on the side panel has bled a little. Item #41992
Signed, and dated "SLC, '82," by Edward Abbey on the title page, and signed by David Muench on the contents page. A charming work by Edward Abbey with striking photographs by David Muench.