1908: First Edition, " The Riverman " by Stewart Edward White

American author Stewart White ( 1873-1946 ) was Born in Grand Rapids Michigan and attended The University of Michigan.He Wrote mainly about nature and it's vanishing wilderness which was a hot topic with the American public mainly between 1910-1920.This 1917 first edition was published by The McClure Co. of New York.Stewart's father was a lumber jack and after college Stewart worked as one himself for awhile.This experience gave him the basis for this story.It tells of early loggers who called themselves Riverman and is filled with romance and adventure with an emphasis on history and out door living.Filled with 14, black and white illustrations by N.C. Wyeth and Clarence F. Underwood.A colorful paste down decorates the olive green cloth cover.The entire book is in very good condition with just a faded stamp on end paper with previous owners name being it's only blemish.A grove of Sequoias on the California Coast are named in his honor.

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