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NY, Thomas Y. Crowell, (1960). His second book, a novel. Hoagland has since become most well-known for his essays, particularly on natural history; John Updike called him the finest essayist of his generation. Signed by the author. Pages unevenly browning with age, as two different paper stocks were used in production; else fine in a near fine, rubbed dust jacket with one short edge tear. A very nice copy, from the author's own library. [#023801] $300
NY, Random House, (1969). His first book of nonfiction, subtitled "A Journal from British Columbia." A personal recollection of the author's travels, which also touches on the history, both natural and cultural, of the region. Signed by the author. Hoagland, whose fiction and non-fiction have both won literary awards, is especially highly acclaimed as an essayist, and his first book of nonfiction is thus a landmark in his writing career. Light corner bumps; else fine in a near fine dust jacket. A very nice copy, from the author's own library. [#023802] $175
Santa Barbara, Capra Press, (1992). The first book publication of these pieces -- stories and an essay -- which Hoagland wrote in the 1960s, before his first books of nonfiction were published. With an introduction by Hoagland that puts the pieces in context and reflects on writing and writers. Signed by the author. Fine in wrappers; there was no hardcover edition. Uncommon signed. From the author's library. [#029985] $175
NY, Thomas Y. Crowell, (1960). The author's second book, a novel. His first, Cat Man, won the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. Hoagland has since become most well-known for his essays, particularly on natural history; John Updike called him the finest essayist of his generation. Pages unevenly browning with age, as two different paper stocks were used in production; trace foxing to the top edge; otherwise a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with spots of rubbing to the edges and folds. [#013659] $150
NY, Random House, (1969). His first book of nonfiction, subtitled "A Journal from British Columbia." A personal recollection of the author's travels, which also touches on the history, both natural and cultural, of the region. Inscribed by the author. Hoagland, whose fiction has won literary awards, is most highly acclaimed as an essayist, and his first book of nonfiction is thus a landmark in his writing career. Boards a bit skewed; very good in a very good, spine-darkened dust jacket with shallow wear to the crown. [#029318] $125
NY, Random House, (1976). The uncorrected proof copy of his third collection of essays. Crown bumped and light creasing on the front cover; about near fine in tall wrappers. An uncommon proof, presumably done in small quantities and shot from galley sheets (the page numbers are reproduced in holograph). [#005202] $125
NY, Random House, (1976). The uncorrected proof copy of his third collection of essays. Unmarked, but from the library of Peter Matthiessen. Covers stained and bumped; a very good copy in tall wrappers. An uncommon proof, presumably done in small quantities and shot from galley sheets (the page numbers are reproduced in holograph). [#032256] $100
NY, McGraw-Hill, (1965). His third book, a novel. Inscribed by the author. Very good in a very good dust jacket. An early book by this writer whose first novel was a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award winner. [#029317] $100
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, (1956). Second printing of his first book, winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. Signed by the author. Fine in a near fine, mildly rubbed dust jacket with one short edge tear. From the author's own library. [#023800] $70
NY, McGraw-Hill, (1965). A review copy of his third book, a novel. Slight foxing to top edge and verso of jacket; else fine in a fine dust jacket, with a letter laid in to Rust Hills, at that time with the Saturday Evening Post, presenting him with the book. [#011490] $70
NY, Random House, (1973). A review copy of his second collection of essays, many of them dealing with the natural world, especially in New England, and including accounts of walks in the Green and White Mountains and a canoe trip in Maine. Inscribed by the author. Boards a bit skewed, thus a very good copy in a dust jacket with a 1-1/2" closed tear at the lower rear panel. With review slip laid in. [#029320] $70
Helena/Guilford, Lyons Press, (2014). The updated, expanded, signed edition of Hoagland's selected essays, spanning nearly 50 years, with a foreword by Gretel Ehrlich. Signed by the author. Pages previously dampened; very good in a very good dust jacket with dampstaining on the verso. With a "Signed by the Author" label on the front panel, as issued. [#032775] $60
NY, Random House, (1976). His third collection of essays, which illustrates why John Updike called him "the best essayist of my generation." Signed by the author. Slight corner taps; very near fine in a similar dust jacket. From the author's library. [#029982] $45
NY, Random House, (1970). His first collection of essays. Hoagland was called by John Updike "the best essayist of my generation." Remainder stripes lower page edges; near fine in a very good, spine-sunned dust jacket with some surface soiling to the rear panel and foxing on verso. [#028440] $45
NY, Summit, (1986). The third printing. A novel on which the author reportedly worked for 20 years, and which combined his passion for, and knowledge of, the natural world with a careful attention to historical detail and a rich literary imagination. Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#023809] $20
NY, Random House, (1973). A collection of essays, many of them dealing with the natural world. The second collection by a writer whom John Updike called the finest essayist of his generation. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#000164] $20
NY, Random House, (1973). A collection of essays, many of them dealing with the natural world, especially in New England, including walks in the Green and White Mountains and a canoe trip in Maine. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. [#015199] $20
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