New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. SIGNED. 203pp. Octavo [21 cm] Printed wraps, with rubbing to the wraps, and light edgewear. Inscribed by Edward Abbey on the half title page: "To____- best of everything, Edward Abbey, La Jolla '84." Very good. Item #57138
A collection of essays selected personally by the author from his various "picture book" collections: Slickrock, Desert Images, The Hidden Canyon and Cactus Country. Abbey always complained that no one ever read his words in the picture books, they just looked at the photos.