Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903. First edition. Hardcover. 281pp. Octavo in olive green cloth with decorative stamping in three colors and gilt, top edge gilt. Extremities rubbed, else very light wear; front hinge cracked (but holding), interior unmarked. Monotone frontispiece and numerous marginal illustrations. Very good. Item #51950
Mary Austin's first book, which launches her reoccurring literary theme of the desert lands of California.