The Land of Purple Shadows

Los Angeles: The Artemisia Bindery, 1909. Maynard Dixon. First edition. Paperback. SIGNED. 133pp. Octavo [22 cm] Tan and black illustrated wraps. Rebacked with plain cloth, and with only a portion of the original cracked spine overlaid. Good. The covers are mildly darkened and creased. Fragile yapp edges missing significant pieces. One of the losses has been filled in with thin tissue. A magazine photo of the author has been mounted to the first blank page. Hinges reinforced. The pages are very mildly browned. Item #28548

The life and experiences of a rancher's wife in Nevada transmuted into a series of stories and sketches of the Great Basin. With three black and white plates by Maynard Dixon. The cover design is also by Maynard Dixon. #787 of 1,000 copies signed by the author on the limitation page. Baird & Greenwood 2380. Cowan (II), p. 621. Paher 1901. Powell, Land of Fiction 4. See also Edwards, p. 232.

Price: $350.00

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