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National Parks: A Short List

Schools are letting out, summer seems to be here.

I hope some of your plans include visiting our incredible system of National Parks, Monuments, and other Federal lands. 

If our system of parks is as dear to you as it is to me, take a look at some recent acquisitions below that really belong on your shelves.

You can also see everything I have in stock here:  National Parks List

Again, I'm always looking for fresh material.  I focus on art, architecture, decorative arts, national parks, and photography but am happy to take a look at anything.  Let me know...just hit "reply" to this email.

If you'd like to purchase or view additional photos of any of the items below simply click on the photograph.



Maine's Great Coast Resort. Bar Harbor: The Gateway of the Lafayette National Park.
Wraps. As. Unpag. 8vo. Light scuffing to the covers from shelf wear, clean within.

An early promotional piece for Bar Harbor and what is now Acadia National Park. Established in 1916 as Sier de Monts National Monument, the park's elevation to National Park status on February 26, 1919 also came with a name change to Lafayette National Park. On January 19, 1929 it was renamed a third time to Acadia National Park. This dates this pamphlet for publication sometime between 1919 and 1929.
Price: $75.00  
Williams, Terry Tempest.
The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks.
New York: Sarah Crichton Books./Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 396 pp. 8vo. Pristine copy.

Terry Tempest Williams' celebration of our National Parks, published in the 100th anniversary year of the founding of the National Park Service. Signed boldly by Williams on the half-title page.
Price: $100.00  
Haines, Aubrey L.
The Yellowstone Story (2 Volumes).
Yellowstone National Park, WY: Yellowstone Library and Museum Association/Colorado Associated University Press, 1977.
Hardcover. First Edition. Volume I: xx, 385 pp.; Volume II: xv, 543 pp. 8vo. Both dust jackets have scuffing and wear, some staining, both now in mylar covers. Volume II has a large, 5" triangular tear at lower left corner of front panel along spine. Both volumes have the previous owner's name in blue ink on first free endpaper. Clean within. Rare as a set, with dust jackets, and signed.

Both volumes signed "Aubrey L. Haines" in light blue ink on the half-title page.
Price: $175.00  
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