Holy Old Mackinaw A Natural History of the American Lumberjack by Stewart H. Holdbrook 1939 The Macmillan Company

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Journey into the bygone era of the American lumberjack with Stewart H. Holbrook's 1939 masterpiece, Holy Old Mackinaw: A Natural History of the American Lumberjack. This hardcover book by The Macmillan Company vividly depicts the vibrant and active world of lumberjacks from Maine to Oregon.


  • Title: Holy Old Mackinaw: A Natural History of the American Lumberjack
  • Author: Stewart H. Holbrook
  • Publication Date: 1939
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 278
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on cover as shown in photos

Key Elements:

Holbrook captures the essence of a vanished American scene with rich detail and narrative flair. This book is a tribute to the rugged lives of lumberjacks, their work, and their boisterous leisure.

Experience the life of the logger as a real pioneer, traversing through the dense forests with steel calks in boots and an ax in hand. Holbrook's account spans nearly three hundred years, offering a complete history of logging in the Northwest.

The book delves into the logger’s occasional forays into town, exploring their interactions with society and highlighting moments of both tenderness and toughness.

Embark on a Historical Adventure:

Experience the untamed spirit of the American lumberjack with your own copy of Holy Old Mackinaw. Delve into the pages of this captivating 1939 classic and discover the rugged, adventurous life from Maine to Oregon. Don't miss this chance to own a piece of American history and enjoy a journey through the forests of time.


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This book is a vintage item and shows signs of wear typical for its age. Please refer to the provided photos for a better understanding of its condition.

In Summation:

Holy Old Mackinaw: A Natural History of the American Lumberjack offers a window into a past era rich with the tales of hardworking lumberjacks. A captivating read for history buffs and enthusiasts of Americana.

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