1969 Hardcover Book, Noah John Rondeau, Adirondack Hermit, First Edition, Biography
A hardcover book entitled Noah John Rondeau Adirondack Hermit by Maitland C. De Sormo. The cover boards are green with gold title on the spine. This is a 1969 first edition.
Although the Adirondacks have had their share of hermits down through the ages, there were two who were outstanding; Adirondack French Louie and Noah John Rondeau. Rondeau was known as the Mayor of Cold River (population 1) in the heart of the Adirondack High Peak section of Essex County. During his days at his Cold River hermitage, Rondeau kept a diary-much of it in code. He also wrote numerous lengthy letters and practiced his own matchless brand of poetry. Extensive selections from both are included.
9 ¼ x 6 ¼ inches
Published by The Willard Press, Boonville,NY --- 1969 First Edition
This book is in Good condition. The book has no rips or tears. The inside pages are clean and completely unmarked. The binding is completely intact and strong. The pages do have some staining on the edges. There is a previous owners name on the inside cover. It also does have the usual signs of shelf wear. The dust cover is in good condition with three tears.
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