Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1975. First Edition. Sharp copy of Abbey's best-known work of fiction, a humorous, scathing, and irreverent manifesto which spawned the environmental group Earth First! His motley cast of characters - Doc, Seldom Seen Smith, Bonnie, and George Washington Hayduke - attempt to disrupt those who seek to destroy the once pristine wilderness of the desert, which they, and Abbey, loved so much. Item #2270
First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); black paper and red cloth-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in silver on spine and front cover; map-patterned endpapers; dustjacket; 352pp. Small, barely-discernable splash mark to upper edge of textblock, else a tight, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $8.95) and quite bright, with mild wear and a short hairline tear to base of spine, and a tiny nick to upper edge of rear flap; very Near Fine.