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The night country / Loren Eiseley ; Illustrations by Leonard Everett Fisher.

Author/Creator:
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977.
Publication:
New York : Scribner, 1971.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Nature.
Natural history.
Form/Genre:
Essays.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
The gold wheel.
The places below.
Big eyes and small eyes.
Instruments of darkness.
The chresmologue.
Paw marks and buried towns.
Barbed wire and brown skulls.
The relic men.
Strangeness in the proportion.
The creature from the marsh.
One night's dying.
Obituary of a bone hunter.
The mind as nature.
The brown wasps.
Bibliography: (p. 239-240).
The gold wheel.
The places below.
Big eyes and small eyes.
Instruments of darkness.
The chresmologue.
Paw marks and buried towns.
Barbed wire and brown skulls.
The relic men.
Strangeness in the proportion.
The creature from the marsh.
One night's dying.
Obituary of a bone hunter.
The mind as nature.
The brown wasps.
Bibliography: (p. 239-240)
Notes:
Essays.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-240).
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket (torn at front) retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy inscribed "For Anais Nin with love and admiration Joan Miller January, 1972." on front flyleaf.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has stamp "From the Library of Anais Nin and Ian Hugo"
Penn Libraries Lee Collection copy has inscription: For David Levy with the very best wishes of Loren Eiseley. [In red below] Note! Absent-minded Professor Eiseley autographs this one to the wrong twin! Dec. '72!"
Penn Libraries Lee Collection copy has dust jacket. Laid in are newspaper photo of the author; review of work from Life Magazine; and a science piece from Time Magazine about the stars as life's origin (December 1976)
Athenaeum copy: Literary Award copy: gift, Mrs. R.A. Ballinger.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Miller, Joan (autograph) (inscription) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Nin, Anais, 1903-1977 (inscription) (stamp) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Hugo, 1898-1985 (stamp) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Lee, Ruth Sara (donor) (Lee Collection copy)
Lee, Charles, 1913- (autograph 1971) (Lee Collection copy)
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977 (autograph 1972?) (Lee Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1971
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Charles Lee Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Fisher, Leonard Everett. , Illustrator
ISBN:
0684125684
OCLC:
208432
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