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Author Name    [California] Austin, Mary

Title   ...The Land of Little Rain

Binding   Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Edition   Sierra Edition issued due to demand and was published in October of 1903.

Publisher   Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903

Seller ID   006235

Austin's classic book of essays about the deserts of eastern California.

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." The authorís first book, an acknowledged classic of books on California, the desert and the west. [Zamorano Eighty, #2]

A handsome, collectible copy.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.

Dust jacket has toned with some minor soil to the rear panel. Small loss top spine and loss of a 3 inch sliver lower spine. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

REF: Howes A400; Zamorano Eighty, #2; Walker: 189ff; Graff 114.

Price = 165.00 USD

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