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  • African Silences

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679400219
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: July 1991
    Expeditions to west and central Africa by the celebrated naturalist and world traveler, providing a vivid and sobering look at a land and way of life that is disappearing far too quickly. 255p.
  • At Play in the Fields of the Lord

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110056237
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1965
    (1965). 8vo. 1st edition. Soiling and minor bumping to edges of cloth. Some foxing to edges of textblock. Ex-library bookplate on f.f.e.p., with some glue burning to pastedowns. Some chipping to spine ends and edges of toned d.j. VG/VG.
  • Crackers in the Glade

    By Rob Storter

    Our Price: $25.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780820330433
    • Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr
    • Published: October 2007
    A visually stunning account of bygone days in the Everglades transports readers to the remote, half-wild frontier of southwest Florida in the early part of the twentieth century. Reprint.
  • In Paradise

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $14.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594633171
    • Publisher: Riverhead Books
    • Published: April 2014
    "From the two-time National Book Award winning author of The Snow Leopard and Shadow Country, a short, powerful novel about an American professor of Holocaust Studies who, over the course of a weeklong spiritual retreat at Auschwitz, is forced to grapplewith his own past and a family secret: the Jewish mother abandoned to her doom by his Gentile father"--
  • Killing Mister Watson

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394554006
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: June 1990
    The arrival of Edgar J. Watson, a complex man with a troubling and violent reputation, spells trouble for the inhabitants of the nineteenth-century Everglades, in a recreation of the life and death of a real-life character
  • Lost Man's River

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679403777
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: October 1997
    The second novel in the author's Watson trilogy (Killing Mr. Watson, 1990) confronts the primal relationship betweena dangerous father and his desperate sons and the ways in which his death has shaped their lives - in the FloridaEverglades. 539p.
  • Men's Lives: The Surfmen and Baymen of the South Fork

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394552804
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: June 1986
    Portrays the three-hundred-year-old culture of the fishermen of Long Island's eastern end and the forces that threaten its extinction
  • Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals, 1969-1982

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781570623677
    • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
    • Published: April 1998
    In August 1968, naturalist-explorer Peter Matthiessen returned from Africa to his home in Sagaponack, Long Island, to find three Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his wife, a new student of Zen. Thirteen years later, Matthiessen was ordained a Buddhist monk. Written in the same format as his best-selling The Snow Leopard, Nine-Headed Dragon River reveals Matthiessen's most daring adventure of all: the quest for his spiritual roots.
  • Race Rock

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112152142
    • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
    (1954). 8vo. First edition of Matthiessen's first book. SIGNED by Matthiessen. Slight toning to cloth of spine, and fading to top edge of boards. Short tears to cloth at spine ends, and slight toning to leaves. Chipping to spine ends and darkening to d.j. spine. Small tears to toned and shelfworn edges, particularly to top of front panel and along lower margin of spine at rear panel. VG/VG.
  • Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679640196
    • Publisher: The Modern Library
    • Published: April 2008
    When award-winning author Peter Matthiessen first introduced readers to notorious outlaw E.J. Watson, few could have known that the landscape of the American literary epic had been forever transfigured. Through the Watson trilogy - 'Killing Mister Watson', 'Lost Man's River', and 'Bone By Bone' - not only was the mysterious Florida frontier shown in a new light, but the mythic saga of Watson's relentless drive and incredible crimes were exposed with unrivaled passion. 'Shadow Country' revisits the author's original vision for the epic, which he has condensed into a stunning single volume. 2008 WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION.
  • The Children of Bladensfield

    By Evelyn D. Ward

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670216611
    • Publisher: The Viking Press
    • Published: January 1978
  • The Shorebirds of North America

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110295810
    • Publisher: The Viking Press
    • Published: 1967
    Species accounts by Ralph S. Palmer.
  • The Tree Where Man Was Born; The African Experience

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780525222651
    • Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
    • Published: 1972
    Two celebrated journalists join to evoke the African experience from the upper Nile in the little-known Sudan, south through Tanzania, northwest to remote Lake Rudolf on the Kenyan frontier. Over 100 color photographs. 247p.
  • Tigers In the Snow

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780865475762
    • Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS AND GIROUX
    • Published: February 2000
    The story of the besieged Siberian tiger, whose shrinking habitat endangers its future. Color illustrations. 185p.
  • Under the Mountain Wall : A Chronicle of Two Seasons In the Stone Age

    By Peter Matthiessen

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399841054
    • Publisher: VIKING PRESS
    • Published: 1962
    (1962). 8vo. 1st edition. Light rubbing and edgewear to boards. Minor chipping and rubbing to spine and corners of dust jacket with toning to flaps. Small closed tear to dust jacket front panel, affecting title. VG/VG.

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