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Through Ramona's Country, James, George Wharton

Author    James, George Wharton

Title   Through Ramona's Country

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Later Printing

Publisher   Boston Little, Brown and Company 1909 (c.1908)

Seller ID   14622

(pictorial cloth; no dust jacket) [moderately worn and lightly soiled copy, bottom corners bumped, small faded spot at base of spine, both hinges starting; private library label (Library of Frank Graves and Frances Babcock Cressey) on front pastedown, accompanied by contemporary gift inscription to Mrs. Cressey "from her fellow-campers in the mountains of Ramona's Country"; a list of some of the author's other books (possibly from the original dust jacket) is tipped onto the second ffep]. (B&W photographs) Thorough discussion of the Ramona story -- its origins, creation, significance, geography, information about author Helen Hunt Jackson, etc. -- as well as a lot of boosterish bla-bla about the general wonderfulness of Southern California. The author, a popular lecturer and journalist, turned out dozens of books, magazine articles and pamphlets about California and the Southwest. [Title page states 1909; copyright page states "Published November, 1908."]

Southern California Pasadena Los Angeles Helen Hunt Jackson

Price = 50.00 USD



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