North Montpelier: Driftwind Press, 1943. Second printing. Watercolors by Jack Lewis. Original cloth. Octavo. 170 pages. Near Fine in a good dust jacket. Bound in green cloth over boards with spine and upper board titled in silver foil, green endpapers, light green topstain. Dust jacket has some light brown stains, shallow edge chips, and a few short closed edge tears.
Gilbert Byron's first book, with lovely tipped-in color illustrations by Jack Lewis. Here are the people and wildlife of the Chesapeake Bay, captured in verse by the region's answer to Thoreau.
This copy is signed and dated February 17, 1943 by Byron on a preliminary blank leaf. Brief prior owner presentation inscription on front free endpaper.