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The Majestic Land. Peaks, Parks & Prevaricators Of The Rockies & Highlands Of The Northwest by Eric Thane

The Majestic Land. Peaks, Parks & Prevaricators Of The Rockies & Highlands Of The Northwest

by Eric Thane

Publication: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc, Publishers, 1950, Indianapolis

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, maps on front and rear endpapers, 347 pp., illustrated from photographs, index. "Eric Thane works and lives in Helena, the capital of Montana. He has traveled over much of the United States and in foreign countries but nothing he has seen anywhere else has dimmed his conviction that the Rocky Mountains section of Montana is the most beautiful, the most pleasant and most wonderful country in the world, inhabited by the finest people. He is not, however limited by state pride. His liking includes the Rocky Mountain section of Wyoming, the Panhandle of Idaho, a mountainous strip of eastern Washington and a broad section of the Canadian Rockies." -- from the dust jacket. Includes information on Jasper National Park, the Tetons, Yellowstone, Glacier, Banff, Jackson Hole, etc. His book includes stories about early explorers, Indians, miners, highwaymen, prospectors, ranchers, mountain men, ranchers, forest rangers, dude ranchers, geysers, caves, storms, forest fires, wildlife, etc. Six Guns 2196 says, Contains some material on Montana outlaws." Fine, bright copy in a price-clipped, bright dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and corners and a tiny closed tear to the top edge of the rear cover panel.

Inventory Number: 47475

$55.00