New York: J.P. Lippincott, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 352pp. 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. Boards are lightly soiled. Extremities are mildly bumped and rubbed. Spine is just beginning to roll. Dust jacket it a bit soiled and toned and has one 3cm loss at spine. Very good / very good. Item #61584
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. The controversial novel that gave birth to radical environmental group Earth First!