Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. Francis Lee Jaques. First Edition [Printing not indicated; presumed First.]. Cloth. SIGNED by the Author on a front endpaper in blue ink, 8vo, gray cloth with spine title in green / author in gold & cover with title in gold / subtitle in green; illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques with B&W drawings for title page, 10 chapter heads, plus 5 full-page B&W plates; archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting a mountain [Olympus?] against a very blue sky; elaborate map endpapers, 206 pages. Fine / Very Good. Item #7222
SCARCE SIGNED and in such F/VG CONDITION. Cloth is tight and clean. Dust jacket is unclipped with moderate wear and a 1/2" triangular chip to its lower right corner. The B&W plates are striking, clean, and unfoxed. No previous owner or remainder marks.
Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980)--who was a pathfinding environmentalist--"takes us on an intriguing trip through magnificent areas of unspoiled beauty in the great Pacific Northwest....Like John Muir, he feels that on foot is the only way to find and see the real beauty of the wonderland of flora and fauna, the deeper meaning of the complex jungle growth and mountain heights."