New York: Editions for the Armed Services, Inc, n.d . First edition. Wraps. A Good copy (worn but solid, small pen mark to front wrap) of an Armed Services Edition; published by arrangement with G.P. Putnam's Sons. n.d. . Printed wraps, stapled. 12mo (6.5 x 4.5 inches). pp. 320. List of published titles on inside rear cover. Author's name incorrectly listed on back cover as William Culross Peattie, not Donald Culross Peattle.
One of the classic and inspirational titles published for overseas servicemen during wartime by the Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., this little work is a collection of daily meditations on the natural world from the original work An Almanac for Moderns which was awarded the Gold Medal from the Limited Edition's Club The American Classic: 'It is a kind of peaceful excitement that is the best soul medicine I know.' Herschel Brickell in the New York Evening Post. Good in Wraps. Item #7064