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Mary Austin The Land of Little Rain  

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Title:
The Land of Little Rain

Author:
Austin, Mary

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton, Mifflin and Company

Date:
1903

Description:

Frontispiece after E. Boyd Smith, line illustrations in margins and chapter titles. (8vo) original cloth, pictorially stamped and gilt-lettered, top edge gilt. First Edition.

"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). Cowan p.24; Graff 114; Howes A400; Zamorano Eighty 2. Bookplates of Edward Robeson Taylor, Edward Dewitt Taylor and Volkmann on front pastedown.


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Condition:
Light rubbing at corners and spine; near fine.


 
Item number:
318683
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