Salt Lake City, UT: Dream Garden Press - Ken Sanders Rare Books, 2005. R. Crumb. Hayduke edition. Leather bound. 196pp. Octavo [22 cm] Half leather over gray cloth boards with "Hayduke" blind stamped on front board. Signed by the author on the limitation page. Separate letterpress printed 'Hayduke' illustration by R. Crumb laid in and signed by the artist, Robert Crumb. This is one of 26 signed limited editions bound in half leather, signed by both author and illustrator. Item #9919
This is the special "Hayduke" edition of the author's memoir about war, wilderness and the late author Edward Abbey. Abbey immortalized Peacock as the George Washington Hayduke character from the celebrated novel The Monkey Wrench Gang. R. Crumb rendered Hayduke for the 1985 hardbound edition of The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey. This is one of twenty-six specially bound and signed copies by Doug Peacock, with a letter press printed R. Crumb rendition of Hayduke, signed by the famed artist especially for this edition. The regular trade edition was only issued in paperback. This is the only hardbound edition available. A new memoir by the author of "The Grizzly Years." Peacock recounts his experiences returning from Vietnam and his long friendship with Abbey.