Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1967.
Hardcover. Near fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Second printing (first published 1961). xiii, 701 pp + maps, with index, illustrated map endpapers. Very light wear to edges including very lightly bumped corners; else clean and sound. Price clipped dust jacket shows light shelf wear with some rubbing to back cover. A comprehensive survey, detailing the circumstances and conflicts that led to the establishment and development of the American National Park system as "pressure groups, both in and outside the government rallied in their own interests to prevent expropriation of federal land that contained valuable timber, minerals, power sites, and game."