Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1905. Eric Pape. Hardcover. 424pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Olive green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and red and blue ink stamped vignettes on the spine and covers. Good only. The extremities are heavily rubbed, particularly obscuring the vignette on the rear board. The cloth on the spine is spotted, and there are several small splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine. The hinges are soft. The spine is slightly cocked. There is light moisture staining on the bottom edge of the text block. The bottom fore edge of the text block is stained as well. The top edge is just a little stained. There is a former owner's name in pen, along with an address, on the front pastedown, and again on the half title page. The ink has bled a bit onto the verso of the front free endsheet. The text block is cracked at the half title page and at the end of the text. Yellowed pages. Item #31642
Mary Austin also wrote Byways to Mexico.