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Mary Austin's Land of Little Rain  

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The Land of Little Rain

Austin, Mary


Houghton, Mifflin and Company



Illustrated with frontispiece after E. Boyd Smith, line illustrations in margins and chapter titles. (8vo) 21.5x16 cm (8x6¼"), 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 F.E. Perham on front pastedown, with dedication between previous owners on front free endpaper.

Lot Amendments

Faint rubbing along edges of boards and ends of spine; some light scuffs along edge of textblock; very good.

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