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The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26107


Octavo (21.8 cm), pp. 280, including index. Signed by author on title page. Black cloth with gilt spine titling, Viking Press device blind-stamped on front board. Map endpapers showing the author's route. Green illustrated jacket designed by Jean Zallinger. Twenty-four pages of black and white photographs, plus two maps. Bumping to spine ends and half of the photo pages have been creased. Jacket is price-clipped with minor edge wear and creasing along spine. The 5th book... View more info

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Shadow Country

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17552

ISBN: 0679640193

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 892. Signed by author on half title page. Gray boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket and boards are slightly bumped at tail of spine. Reviews laid in from The New York Times and the New York Review of Books. Matthiessen's re-working of his Watson trilogy won the 2008 National Book Award for fiction, making him the only author to win in both fiction and nonfiction categories (for his 1978 book, The Snow Leopard). Matthiessen spent years on... View more info

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The Snow Leopard

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1978

Seller ID: 19174

Condition: Very good


Limited edition published for The First Edition Club. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 348. Leather bound with gilt titling, ruled spine, satin endpapers and gilt edges. Includes special introduction to this edition by Matthiessen. Spine and edges have light scuffing. Reviewers critiqued this double National Book Award-winner (1979 and 1980), for the way Matthiessen folded natural history, personal tragedy and religion into a travel memoir (Roberson, I295-347), but the book proved to... View more info

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Winter in the Blood Poster (Peter Matthiessen, Jim Harrison, Doug Peacock), 07 September 2011

By: Matthiessen, Peter, Jim Harrison and Doug Peacock

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elk River Books:

Seller ID: 16271

Condition: New


11" x 17" full-color poster from the event at Elk River Books, designed by Marc Beaudin. Printed on 80-pound, acid-free paper with archival ink. Ships unfolded, ready for framing. View more info