New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Rutledge, Archibald. PEACE IN THE HEART. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. A near fine example in like supplied dustwrapper showing modest use [price clipped] with the rare wrap-around band promoting the book's win of the 1930 John Burroughs Medal for Natural History Writing, which Carson would also win 22 years later for THE SEA AROUND US. [The band with a thumb-sized chip at the spine]. First Edition, Scarce First Printing. 8vo; [x], xi-xiv, [xv-xvi], 316,  pages. Laid into this copy is a printed Rutledge poem titled Heart's Citadel which is signed by Rutledge at the bottom edge. Neat ownership signature on the top of the ffe. Rutledge is remembered most as one of America's most respected & appreciated outdoor writers. He was a Poet Laureate of South Carolina.
Item #31901 Price: US$775.00