Austin, Mary [Hunter].
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1909. Octavo, pp. [1-14] 1-208  [210: blank], seven inserted plates with illustrations by Denman Fink, title page printed in yellow and black, original pictorial olive green cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Introduction ("The Land") and thirteen "delightful tales of the desert by one perhaps most gifted among those who write stories of our 'silent land.'" - Edwards, Desert Voices, p. 8. "Stories of desert rats and desperate women. Desert folklore of a bygone time. Lone Pine, Death Valley, and Inyo county." - Baird and Greenwood 120. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 A-372. Cloth a bit rubbed and soiled, some foxing to several plates, generally, a very good copy. (#109468).