Title: Our Mountain Heritage: Silverado and Robert ...
Publisher: Stanford; Stanford University Press
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
*****Small slender 8vo hardcover in dark green cloth boards with title in black on spine. illustrated light green/brown DJ. First edition. Signed by Issler on fep. Near Fine in Very Good DJ/: Dj exhibits two small chips at top of spine and one small-1/4" closed tear at top right corner rear panel. Small scrape and rubbing to spine also. Cloth boards pristine. Text itself clean, bright & unmarked. Frontis; Preface; Index. xiii; 138pp. "Robert Louis Stevenson became known to the American reading public because of a summer spent in rural California. There he found a rich, new fund of literary material; there he waded 'deeper in the tide of life." His writing gained in vigor and realism, and his success became assured. The author and his bride retired to the Silverado country to a deserted bunkhouse beside an abandoned mine.where he found new impetus for his writing' (from DJ flap.) Illustrated with vintage duotone photographs. A very nice copy of a book that depicts a turning point in RLS's writing. Signed. #4009hbr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1318722351
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