The Land of Little Rain

Austin, Mary

Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York, 1903
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Jayhawker Special Collections (Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.)

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Mylar protected. No DJ. Square binding lightly skewed w/ lightly rounded corners. Decorative, pictorial-olive green cloth boards w/ gilt titling on spine and cover that incl's blind stamped graphic. Bright titling on boards w/ light spotting/bubbling/edge wear. Prev owner's name on ffep, pencil note on bk paste-down, some soiling/spotting/foxing of eps otherwise unmarked throughout on age toned pages w/ TEG and deckled ends, lightly dusted. 280+1 pps, frontis, publ date incl on Title Pg - verso incl's "Published October 1903" suggesting 4th prntg, illus's. Handsome copy of author's first book covering life and the landscape of California's Owens Valley. The author had an interest in the deserts of the southwest and was known as a naturalist and preservationist. . Howes A 400, Campbell p 103, Graff 114, Cowan p 24, Dobie p20. Bookseller Inventory # 000265

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Title: The Land of Little Rain

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York

Publication Date: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Smith, E Boyd

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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