The Fields of Noon

Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press/Little, Brown and Co., 1964. Hardcover. [10], 175 p.; 22 cm. Beige cloth with gilt and black spine title. Green endpapers. Dust jacket design by Martha Lehtola. Book club edition. Contents: Canadian Spring -- Walking: Its Cause, Duration and Effect -- The Peaceful Pursuit -- Confessions of a Noisemaker -- Time Out of Mind -- Inclinations to Fish -- Tom -- With Claud Beneath the Bough . . . -- Pas Devant de Chien -- William. Essays about the out-of-doors in Britain and Canada by the author of The Incredible Journey. Two essays are about pets, one funny reflection on her experience as custodian of her daughter's canary during the summer, and one dog story--a sad and well-observed portrait of the last days of the family's bull terrier. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good- Condition: edges rubbed; chipping at ends of spine; minor loss at tail end over back joint; 1-cm. tear over front board fore-edge, without loss. Fine / very good -. Item #003543

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