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Tales of an Empty Cabin

£19.99

Product description

Published in 1936, first edition, second printing. Archibald Belaney (1888-1938) was born in Hastings, but worked in Canada. He became a conservationist and pretended he was a First Nations person, taking the name, Grey Owl (Wa-Sha-Quon Asin). In his conservation ideas he was ahead of his time, encouraging respect for nature and alerting people to the dangers of the commodification of natural resources and destruction of habitats. After he died the truth about his origins was discovered. This copy is bound in brown cloth and is in good, clean and tight condition. It is signed by Grey Owl on the title page. Frontispiece and about thirty sepia-toned illustrations throughout. There is foxing to the prelims. and to the fore-edge and bottom of the page block; the top is dyed brown. Light wear to the corners and spine ends and a few marks on the front cover. The front free endpaper has been torn out.

Item details

Added value:
Signed on title page
Author(s):
Grey Owl
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22 x 14 x 3 cm
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
335
Publisher:
Lovat Dickson
Title:
Tales of an Empty Cabin

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About this item

Published in 1936, first edition, second printing. Archibald Belaney (1888-1938) was born in Hastings, but worked in Canada. He became a conservationist and pretended he was a First Nations person, taking the name, Grey Owl (Wa-Sha-Quon Asin). In his conservation ideas he was ahead of his time, encouraging respect for nature and alerting people to the dangers of the commodification of natural resources and destruction of habitats. After he died the truth about his origins was discovered. This copy is bound in brown cloth and is in good, clean and tight condition. It is signed by Grey Owl on the title page. Frontispiece and about thirty sepia-toned illustrations throughout. There is foxing to the prelims. and to the fore-edge and bottom of the page block; the top is dyed brown. Light wear to the corners and spine ends and a few marks on the front cover. The front free endpaper has been torn out.

Added value:
Signed on title page
Author(s):
Grey Owl
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22 x 14 x 3 cm
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
335
Publisher:
Lovat Dickson
Title:
Tales of an Empty Cabin

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