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  • Austin, Mary Hunter

    Published by Univ of New Mexico Pr, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., 1974

    ISBN 10: 0826303587ISBN 13: 9780826303585

    Seller: SuzyQBooks, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.

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    Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Smith, E. Boyd (illustrator). First Paperback Edition. This volume contains the complete text of the first edition, published in 1903. Pressure mark on front cover.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1974

    Seller: Optical Insights, Murrieta, CA, U.S.A.

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    Softcover. Condition: NF. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. No markings or names.; 8vo; 169 p.

  • mary austin

    Published by ballantine, 1971

    Seller: GRAHAM HOLROYD, BOOKS, Webster, NY, U.S.A.

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    Paperback. first edition. fine, unread paperback,

  • Austin Mary

    Published by Penguin, 1988

    ISBN 10: 014017009XISBN 13: 9780140170092

    Seller: Libreria IV Fontane S.a.S, Rome, Italy

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    Brossura. Condition: nuovo. senza sovraccoperta. prima edizione.

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    Austin, Mary

    Published by The Riverside Press, Boston and New York, 1903

    Seller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA, Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very good +. Fourth printing. 281pp. Octavo. [22 cm]. Bound in olive green cloth with decorative stamping in three colors and gilt, top edge gilt. Deckled edges. Monotone frontispiece and numerous marginal illustrations. Extremities rubbed and lightly worn, most notably at corners and head/tail of spine where cloth is slightly frayed. Toning to edges of pages. Mary Austin's first book, which launches her reoccurring literary theme of the desert lands of California. This is the fourth printing of the first edition, as stated on the copyright page.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1903

    Seller: DAN RIVER BOOKS, Meadows of Dan, VA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Olive green cloth with gilt titles, cover decoration with wolf, top edge gilt. Book has some edge wear, damp stain on lower edge of back cover, some soiling inside front and back cover, frontis tissue is present, text clean.

  • Austin, Mary Hunter

    Published by Houghton and Mifflin

    Seller: Wonder Book, Frederick, MD, U.S.A.

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    Condition: Fair. Boston, New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903. 1st edition. 8vo hardcover. Illustrated brown cloth with gilt lettering. xi+280pp. Illustrations, plates. Fair book. Spine slanted. Front hinge cracked. Gifter's inscription on title page. (Pioneer Life, California, Short Stories) Inquire if you need further information.

  • Austin, Mary (Text); Photographs by Ansel Adams, Intro by Carl van Doren

    Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950

    Seller: The Old Sage Bookshop, Prescott, AZ, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition Thus. Pale-yellow cloth hard cover with orange lettering and band; no jacket; map endpapers; 135 pages; b&w photos; 1950 on title and copyright pages. Plastic protective jacket. Book in very good condition: spine a little faded and very slightly worn; very slight spotting to top edge of text block; pages excellent. Jacket in fair condition: cut into four tidily-trimmed pieces, so almost complete. This is the first edition with the Ansel Adams photographs. Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Book.

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    Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1903

    Seller: curtis paul books, inc., Northridge, CA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Olive green cloth with gilt tilting, wolf design. Top edge gilt. Edges rubbed, exposed, cloth rubbed/soiled. Hinges cracked. PO names, lengthy inscription, notes at end. Minor dampstain to block edge. Minor foxing. ; Sepia Illus; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 281 pp. pages.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1903

    Seller: The Book Bin, Salem, OR, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Illustrated by E. Boyd Smith. Green cloth with gilt titles, decoration in a darker green, black, and grey. Cloth has light general shelf-wear, small bump to front fore-edge, fraying to spine tips and fore-edge corners. Spine cocked forward. Binding sound. Lacking the rare jacket. Prior owner's name neatly penned to FFEP, dated 1947. Interior else clean, text unmarked.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1950

    Seller: John K King Used & Rare Books, Detroit, MI, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Photos by Ansel Adams, 10 x 8", cloth, 133pp, v.g. in edge frayed dw. "Readers.will find in this selection.the records of a woman who.went into the venerable desert, put her heart to the ground, heard men walking and gods breathing. She gave them pictures of the Southwest. She interpreted and celebrated the Amerindians." FIRST EDITION THUS.

  • Mary Austin (text); E. Boyd Smith (illustrations)

    Published by Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1903

    Seller: Betterbks/ COSMOPOLITAN BOOK SHOP, Burbank, CA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Octavo bound in olive green cloth with gilt lettering and gilt, black & green ornamentation. Illustrated. Condition: light rubbing to top & bottom of spine and corners; early inked name & date on half-title page; else near fine. Pages: xv, 281.

  • AUSTIN, Mary.

    Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company,, Boston:, 1903

    Seller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB, Springfield, MA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Illustrated by E. Boyd Smith (illustrator). First edition. Octavo, bound in olive green cloth with gilt lettering and color design, top edge gilt. Moderate shelf wear and aging, starting to separate at the rear hinge, else very good. No dust jacket. ; 281 pages.

  • Austin, Mary.

    Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. , Boston., 1903

    Seller: Quinn & Davis Booksellers, Austin, TX, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Author's first book. Original dark brown/green cloth binding with gold stamped letters. Some wear at top and bottom of spine and corners. Very slight lean to spine. A very handsome copy of an increasingly scarce book in Very Good condition.

  • Mary Austin

    Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903

    Seller: Blue Sky Rare Books, Palm Springs, CA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: VG+. First Edition. 4to., (8 4/8 x 6 2/8 inches). Half-title, vignette title-page. Frontispiece and 2 plates, numerous marginal illustrations in the text by E. Boyd Smith. Original publisher's olive pictorial cloth gilt, top edges gilt. previous owner's "property of" signature on the front black and a nice bookplate on the front pastedown, otherwise free of all markings. Book is a strong VG+, just some fraying to the very top of the cloth of the spine. Clean and free of all foxing, binding tight, no splits. A nice copy. True first edition, with the illustration in dark brown ink and providing no information about the illustrator. Howes A400; Zamorano Eighty 2.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston, MA, 1903

    Seller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 282 pp, missing ffep. t.p. verso "Published Ocotober 1903". frontis b&w "petite pete" 6.6" x 8.6" brown cloth boards, blind stamp impressed gilt letters to fr cover and letters to spine. gilt top edge, rough deckled fore and bottom edges. In glassine wrapper. Cover cloth with light wear top and bottom spine and forecorners. Binding tight, paper white, but age-toned a bit on the rough-cut edges. Size: Wide Octavo. Book.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1903

    Seller: Bearly Read Books, Sudbury, MA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Smith, E. Boyd (illustrator). First Edition. Green cloth over boards. Gilt lettering on cover and spine, spine a little faded. Corners have a little wear. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Bookplate has been removed, leaving some wear. B/W illustrations and plates throughout.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1903

    Seller: Paul Johnson Fine Books, IOBA, Temecula, CA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1903. 8vo. 281 pp. First edition of the author's first book -essays on the deserts of California. A very good copy with rubbing to the corners (but not worn through), and the spine ends are softened. Front hinge weak but holding. Also, the last page of text is clipped deeply, but not affecting the text. No writing or other defects. Very good.

  • Austin, Mary; Illustrations On Most Pages By E. Boyd Smith After Mary Austin';S Sketches

    Published by Houghton Mifflin (1903), New York, 1902

    Seller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA, Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.

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    Embossed Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 281 Pp. Olive Green Cloth Lettered In Gilt And Stamped In Black, Green, And Grey, Top Edge Gilt, Gilt Brilliant, Slight Wear With A Faint Ring Mark On The Front Cover, Crisp, Tight, Etc. . Gift Inscription From Arthur Letts Sr., Dated Christmas 1905 To Mrs. Luther, Secretary Of The Ymca, Of Which He Was President, And With His Visiting Card Laid In Loosely. Arthur Letts Sr. (1862 ? 1923) Was An Immigrant From England . When The Red River Rebellion Broke Out In The Northwest Of Canada, He Volunteered. He Was Awarded A Silver Medal And Clasp For Distinguished Service, And A Grant Of Land By The Canadian Government. In The Early 1890'S, He Emigrated To The United States In Seattle, Washington, And Began Retail Employment In Dry Goods. Letts Arrived In The Los Angeles, California, Area In 1896, And Purchased A Bankrupt Retail Business Which He Renamed The Broadway, Arthur Letts Was The 'Behind The Scenes' Financial Founder And Owner Of Bullock's Department Store, And Put John Bullock From His The Broadway To Direct This Store. After Letts' Death, Bullock And A Group Of Investors Purchased The Store From The Estate. The Development Of Westwood, Holmby Hills, And Ucla Began In 1919 When Arthur Letts Sr. Purchased About 400 Acres Of The Wolfskill Ranch, Originally The Mexican Land Grant Rancho San Jose De Buenos Ayres. His Master Plan For The Prime Land He Had Purchased In Western Los Angeles. Was To Create A Mixed Development Of Retail, Apartments, Residences, Estates, And Significant University. He Personally Christened The Developments Westwood And "Holmby Hills," The Latter Loosely Derived From The Name Of His Birthplace, A Small Village In England Called Holdenby. Arthur Letts Sr. Died Suddenly In 1923, Before He Could Realize His Vision. Letts Joined A Number Of Prestigious Organizations. Letts Was Vice-President Of The Boy Scouts Of America, And Leader Of His Local. Letts Was A Skilled Horticulturist And Avid Plant Collector. The Grounds Of His Los Feliz District, Hollywood Estate Holmby House[6] Were Formally Laid Out With Wide Variety Of Trees, Shrubs, And Flowers, And His Cactus Collection Was Known Across The Country. The Gardens Were Open To The Public For Tours, With The Pacific Electric Railway Stopping At It. It Was His Wish That The Gardens Be Continued Even After His Death. Upon His Death In May 1923, His Wife, At The Suggestion Of Son-In-Law Harold Janss Of Janss Investment Company (Who Lived At The Back Of The Property), Demolished The Gardens And Mansion In 1927 To Subdivide And Develop The Land, And Moved To A New Residence In Holmby Hills. Henry E. Huntington Purchased Many Of The Rare Specimen Cacti For His Huntington Desert Garden At His Estate And Huntington Library In San Marino. In 1927, Arthur Letts Jr. Built A Tudor-Style Home At Charing Cross Road On The Los Angeles Country Club. ] He And Harold Janss Took Over The Westwood Project After His Father's Death In 1923. His Estate Became Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion Before Sold In 2016 For $100 Million To The Son Of The Owner Of Hostess Brands. In 1911, Arthur Letts Sr.'S Daughter Gladys Married Harold Janss Connecting The Two Families. The Janss Investment Company Continued Developing Planned Communities Across Greater Los Angeles Into The 1960'S. Altogether, Letts Created Or Contributed To Much Of What Was Original, Beautiful, Lasting And Fondly Memorable In Los Angeles In The First Half Of The 1900S And Even More Beautiful Today. By Comparison, He Makes Modern Developers And Their Political Supporters Look Like Pigs At The Trough.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston, MA, 1903

    Seller: Barry Cassidy Rare Books, Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Smith, E. Boyd (illustrator). 1st Edition. No. 2 of the Zamorano Eighty. Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Color illustration on front cover. The illustration shows three vultures flying in the sky with a coyote, cow skull, and cacti in the foreground. 6 3/4" x 8 1/2." 281 pages, complete. Black-and-white half-tone plates and marginal illustrations, complete. Printed by the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Former owner's black-and-white illustrated bookplate tipped in on front pastedown: "Frank Cutter Deering." Frank Cutter Deering (1866-1939) was an American financier and book collector. He also served as a member of the Maine State Legislature. Deering specialized in collecting Americana. Pages and covers are virtually pristine and intact. Slight offsetting on front free endpaper from bookplate. A truly Fine and unworn copy. A love letter to California desert country written as a series of essays. Accented with beautiful illustrations by E. Boyd Smith comprising full-page plates and detailed, quaint illustrations in the margins. E. Boyd Smith (1860-1943) was an American artist and book illustrator best-known for his illustrations in children's books. Excerpt from the Zamorano 80, no. 2: "These charming sketches of the desert and semi-desert country comprising the Owens Valley and the approaches to the great sink of Death Valley have become practically a classic." Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) was an American author best-known for her writings about the southwestern region of the United States. The Land of Little Rain is her best-known work. In this book, Austin blends nonfictional observations with romantic prose and writes about the various inhabitants of the California desert, including people and animals. Inanimate parts of nature, such the mountains, sky, and plants, also take on their own character through Austin's style of writing. Among the people Austin includes in her essays are the people of the Paiute and Shoshone tribes ("Shoshone Land" and "The Basket Maker"), odd stragglers such as "pocket hunting" miner ("The Pocket Hunter"), and members of an idyllic Latin-American community ("The Little Town of the Grape Vines"). The following are the titles of the essays: "The Land of Little Rain," "Water Trails of the Ceriso," "The Scavengers," "The Pocket Hunter," "Shoshone Land," "Jimville--A Bret Harte Town," "My Neighbor's Field," "The Mesa Trail," "The Basket Maker," "The Streets of the Mountains," "Water Borders," "Other Water Borders," "Nurslings of the Sky," and "The Little Town of the Grape Vines." No. 2 of the Zamorano Eighty. The Zamorano Eighty are a collection of eighty significant books on California history that was compiled by the Zamorano Club in 1945.

  • Austin, Mary

    Published by Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company

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    Condition: Used - Very Good. 1903. First edition. Cloth, xi [5] 281 pp., illustrated. Frontispiece. Original dark green cloth with spine in gilt and decoratively stamped front board in gilt and three colors. Spine a bit cocked, with ffep and half title page a bit loose, but still attached; rear hinge is starting, binding still solid. There is some minor wear to cloth at extremities. Cloth on front board and spine is wavy, although it shows no sign of damage. Overall, a bright, attractive copy. Very good. Howes A-402.

  • Mary Austin

    Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1903

    Seller: Jeff Bergman Books ABAA, ILAB, Flemington, NJ, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Fine copy. First Edition 1903/1903. Excellent Fresh Condition. Author's First Book. Beautiful Copy.

  • Austin, Mary; Smith, E. Boyd, Illustrator

    Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1903

    Seller: Odd Volume Bookstore, JACKSON, TN, U.S.A.

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    Hardcover. Drawings (illustrator). First. 8vo Clean, tight with light edgewear, including spine-end bumps. Top-edge, cover and spine gilt lettering. Striking design. Two school district library stamps: one on each endpaper. This is the only evidence of its ex-library character. In any event, it appears not to have circulated. Rear cover panel has one white spot near spine gutter, a smaller one is nearby and there are two or three tiny spots adjacent. Olive green cover boards include beautiful decorations on cover. Tissue paper intact after frontispiece. All in all, a gorgeous item that would be near-fine except for stamps. X-Library copy Stamps Discards/No Dj.

  • AUSTIN, Mary [Hunter]

    Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1903

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    First Edition. First Printing. [October 1903] Illustrations by E. Boyd Smith. Octavo (22 cm); green decorated boards titled in bright gilt on cover and spine; top textblock in gilt; 281pp.; some foxing to the endpapers, light rubbing to corners and spine ends; rough erasure on ffep; Very Good+. The author's first book is a series of interrelated lyrical essays about the inhabitants of the American Southwest. The Land of Little Rain, was adapted as an episode of the TV series American Playhouse in 1989 starring Helen Hunt in the role of Mary Austin. HOWES A 400. COWAN p.24. GRAFF 114. ZAMORANO 80 #2.

  • AUSTIN, Mary Hunter (1868 -1934).

    Published by Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903., 1903

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    4to., (8 4/8 x 6 2/8 inches). Half-title, vignette title-page. Frontispiece and 2 plates, numerous marginal illustrations in the text by E. Boyd Smith. Original publisher's olive pictorial cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. Provenance: with the bookplate of James S. Copley on the front paste-down, his sale, Sotheby's New York "Magnificent American, Historical Documents", 10th May 2011, lot 1059. First edition. An early campaigner for preserving the natural landscape and culture of the American Southwest, and the early years of her disastrous marriage, in which she and her husband lived in a number of small desert towns, provided the background for this her first book, "The Land of Little Rain". Essentially a collection of fourteen sketches about the natural world of the desert and the people and beliefs it nurtured. "These charming sketches of the desert and semi-desert country comprising the Owens Valley and the approaches to the great sink of Death Valley have become practically a classic"- Zamorano Eighty 2. From the distinguished library of James S. Copley,"While institutional in scope and significance, the manuscripts and books in the Library clearly reflect the discernment of a passionate collector and equally passionate patriot. The birth, survival, and expansion of the United States is brilliantly documented in the writings of the men and women who founded and protected our nation. It would be wrong to think of the Copley Library as exclusively American, however. As a reader and a newspaperman, Mr. Copley had wide and eclectic interests, which also provided themes for the collection. Letters and manuscripts from authors, scientists, and musicians as diverse as Charlotte Brontė, Albert Einstein, and Tchaikovsky also found a place in the Library" (David Redden, Sotheby's).Graff 114; Howes A400; Lillian S. Robinson for ADNB.

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    Austin, Mary; illust. E. Boyd Smith

    Published by Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York, 1903

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very good. First. WITH 77 BOTANICAL WATERCOLORS EXECUTED ON THE TEXT. First edition. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company; 1903. First edition. Small quarto (8 3/8" x 6 1/4", 215mm x 159mm): pp. [6] (half title, blank, title, copyright, dedication, blank) vii-xi, [5] (blank, note on the illustrations, blank, contents, blank) 1-2 ("Land of Little Rain" title, blank) 3-280, [2] (text, colophon). [=xvi, 282] With a lithographed frontispiece and two plates. Bound in the publisher's olive polychrome pictorial cloth gilt. Title and publisher gilt to spine. Top edge of the text-block gilt, bottom and fore-edges untrimmed. Fore-corners bumped. With mild rubbing to the extremities. Near fine. Ex-libris of James Strohn Copley to the front paste-down. Early gift inscription in blue ink "Aunt Hattie/ with love from Lucy./ Christmas - 1904." on the recto of the first free end-paper. Throughout, 77 watercolors of wildflowers decorating the text. Three pages of manuscript (matching the hand of the inscription) index to the illustrations on the final end-papers. Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) explored the Mojave Desert in the closing years of the twentieth century. The Land of Little Rain, Austin's most renowned book, is a series of fourteen vignettes about the landscape and people of the desert. It is deeply spiritual in its connection to nature, and especially to plants: "If you have any doubt about it, know that the desert begins with the creosote. This immortal shrub spreads down into Death Valley and up to the lower timber-line, odorous and medicinal as you might guess from the name, wandlike, with shining fretted foliage." (p. 10) Indeed, so important is the book in painting a portrait of California's deserts, that the book is no. 2 in the Zamorano Eighty, a list of 80 essential works of Californiana. The extraordinary set botanical watercolors running through the work is therefore almost a personal commentary, especially since the artist was careful to note the plants' origins in her index: Yosemite and Redlands. Might she have brought the book with her as a sort of spiritual guide to the vast expanses, and used it as a sketchbook? There is a masterful mise-en-page, with the image often intermingling with the text, even across an opening. Subtle shadows in pale washes give an immediacy to the illustrations. Inasmuch as the gift inscription is written in the same hand as the index, Lucy must surely be the artist. Can it be Lucy Angeline Bacon (1857/8-1932), the California Impressionist? Bacon studied at the Art Students League, moved to Paris and, at the advice of Mary Cassatt, studied with Camille Pissarro -- the only American to do so. By 1898 she had returned to California (San Jose), and by 1905 she gave up her painting career, while continuing to teach art. Can this 1904 Christmas present to her Aunt Hattie have been a final flowering (forgive the pun) of her artistic output? It is a robust leap from a single name, but there cannot have been many women painting from life in Yosemite and Redlands at the turn of the century. The fineness of the work and the confidence of the placement against the text suggests a professional artist. James Strohn Copley (1916-1973) was the consummate twentieth-century Californian. He published the San Diego Union and Evening Tribune (merged into the Union-Tribune in 1992), and was a longtime friend and confidant of Goldwater and Nixon. He began in the Northeast, managing the school newspaper at Phillips Andover and the humor magazine at Yale. Eventually the Copley Press came to own a great many papers in Illinois and, principally, California. The present item was bought at his sale, Sotheby's New York (20 May 2011, lot 1059). Graff 114, Howes A400, Zamorano Eighty, 2.