Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960. First Edition. Uncommon biography of Pinchot (1865-1946), a Progressive Republican, two-time Pennsylvania governor, and, most memorably, the first director of the U.S. Forest Service, in which role he coined the term "the conservation ethic" in reference to the preservation of public lands. Octavo (24cm). Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 481pp; illus. Front endpaper partially discolored from laid-in clipping, else a tight, Near Fine copy in original pictorial dustwrapper, lightly abraded and with a few brief nicks at extremities, Very Good.