COUNTRYMAN'S JOURNAL. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, . Octavo, illustrations by Grisha Dotzenko, cloth. First edition. This copy inscribed, "For Waring Jones-- / Sincerely, / August Derleth" on the front free endpaper. Derleth's third journal, a record of life and the changing seasons in the twin midwest agricultural villages of Sauk City (Lower Sac Prairie) and Prairie du Sac (Upper Sac Prairie), of its people and nature in the land surrounding it: the river, the river bottoms, marshes and meadows, and prairie. Part of Derleth's Sac Prairie Saga. Wilson 556. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced $5.95 on the front flap with a touch of the fading endemic to this jacket, here to front and spine panels, and mild tanning along rear flap fold. A lovely copy. (#164331).
First edition so stated on copyright page.