Far-Away Desert

Moon, Grace , Carl Moon(illus.)

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Place Published: Garden City
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
Date Published: 1932
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 27564


261pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Turquoise blue cloth with brown ink stamped titles and decorative patterns on the spine and front cover. Illustrated endsheets. Very good. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The spine is barely perceptibly faded. There are small dark stains on the fore edge of the text block, and there are multiple small dark stains in the fore edge margins of the pages throughout part of the second half of the text. Some of these pages have much less staining than others. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Foxed, rubbed and slightly soiled. There are multiple small light moisture stains on the jacket as well. The edges are creased and have numerous large chips. In addition, there are several small closed tears in the edges. There is a small stain on the front inside flap.


Grace Moon also wrote Lost Indian Magic. Grace Moon's husband, Carl Moon viewed himself as a visual historian contributing to both the scientific and artistic communities. "About the only thing we have thus far overlooked taking from the Indian is his right to perform his religious rites with their accompanying dances in his own way." -Carl Moon

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