New York: W. W. Norton, (1965). 1965.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Russell, Franklin. THE SECRET ISLANDS. Inscribed. New York: W. W. Norton, (1965). First Edition Inscribed to close friends by Franklin Russell on the half-title page. "Mary and Jack / Another attempt to regain sanity / Frank R.". 8vo. 238 pp. A very good copy in teal cloth, (fading to the front board), gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with some modest use. In the tradition of Henry Beston, Rachel Carson and Henry David Thoreau, naturalist Franklin Russell, author of the classic, Watchers At The Pond, turns his eye to the eastern coast of Canada and Newfoundland. A nice example. Presentation Franklins are very uncommon.
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