The Rites of Autumn: A Falconer's Journey Across the American West [Inscribed and Signed]. Dan O'Brien.
The Rites of Autumn: A Falconer's Journey Across the American West [Inscribed and Signed]

The Rites of Autumn: A Falconer's Journey Across the American West [Inscribed and Signed]

Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #8640
ISBN: 0871132451

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's two-toned boards in pictorial dust jacket; [12],192pp.; map endpapers. Light shelf wear, a hint of cockling to dust jacket, brief water spot to rear jacket panel, else Very Good or better. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author on half title page. Postcard prospectus for the French translation laid in.

Short memoir of the author's experiences as an endangered species biologist the summer of 1986, rescuing a baby peregrine chick and training her to hunt from Montana to the Gulf of Mexico in an attempt to mimic a falcon's flight patterns.

Price: $45.00