New York, N.Y. HarperCollinsPublishers, 2011. Color / B&W photos. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Thick & tall 8vo, black quarter cloth with silver lettering on spine over off-white boards, illustrated with 26 glossy pages of photos (mainly color), archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped: US $29.99) with photo of Alaskan mountains above a map of Alaska and the NW Pacific coastline, B&W/gray pictorial endpapers of mountains, Index, x, [xi-xii] + 576 pages. Weight: 2 lbs. 1 oz. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #8974
NEAR FINE COPY overall: tight, bright, and clean with immaculate maps and photos. Only defect is a slight bump to the volumes upper corners, and minute edgewear to the unclipped dust jacket. No previous owner or remainder marks.
Douglas Brinkley (born 1960) is an American author, Katherine Tsanoff Brown Chair in Humanities, and professor of history at Rice University. Brinkley is the history commentator for CNN, Presidential Historian for the New York Historical Society. He is a public spokesperson on conservation issues.