Philip and the faun. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1926. 19.8 x 13 cm (octavo), pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-143 [144-146: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations by Nat Choate, original pictorial green cloth, spine and rear panels stamped in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. An allegorical fantasy set in the Sierra Nevada in Sequoia National Park. Bowen (1877- ?) was a Los Angles lawyer who wrote several children's books, all originally written as Christmas stories for his children. Bookplate of Leona Keeler affixed to front paste-down. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (priced $2.00 on the front flap) with wear at spine ends and corner tips, tape mends to same, and mild tanning to spine panel. (#162203).
"Published September, 1926" on copyright page.