New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1947).. (1947).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt with vignettes in gilt & green on the front cover & spine in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with a small, light stain to the bottom inner corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, chipped & soiled with several small pieces out & with an erasure on the front panel. There is an owner's address stamp on the rear fold. 272 pages. Full-page illustrations, head- & tail- pieces and numerous vignettes in black & white by Henry B. Kane. The same owner's address stamp appears on both pastedowns & on the rear endpaper. Very good in a good dust wrapper.
John Rowlands describes his life on Cache Lake, located in forests of northern Ontario reached only by canoe. His neighbors included a Cree Indian chief and an artist. Included are descriptions and drawings of his handmade backwoods inventions and woodcraft projects. The book was winner of the Outdoor Classic Category, National Outdoor Book Awards (NOBA). Dust jacket present. First Edition.