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All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.

click for a larger image of item #32499, In the Absence of the Sacred. The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations San Francisco, Sierra Club Books, (1991). Social criticism arguing that "technology worship, economic expansion, and commodity accumulation have brought social disorder and global environmental devastation," and citing native peoples -- who are frequently the primary victims of these activities -- as providing a model for resisting such destruction and an alternative to creating it. Inscribed by the author to Peter Matthiessen, "with admiration and appreciation." Matthiessen is mentioned on page 5 of the text. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. [#032499] $135
Kihei, Koa Books, (2009). Inscribed by Mander to Peter [Matthiessen] on a business card clipped to the half title. Fine in wrappers. [#031992] $20