The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1928.
First edition, first printing. Signed by Henry Beston on the front free endpaper and inscribed to a former owner. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good with cloth darkened at spine and toned at edges, worn at spine ends. Newsclippings about Beston affixed to the front endsheets with associated offsetting also affecting Beston's inscription, pages toned and several offset from formerly laid in clippings. A classic of nature writing, chronicling a year of living in the Cape Cod dunes. Signed copies of the first edition are scarce. Item #140941888