Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 200 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1975. ISBN: 0385075294. In the timeless spirit of Thoreau's ""Walden, R D Symons has written a loving account of the virtues of a life spent close to the soil and a provocative commentary on the ""advantages"" of modern urban society.