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Through Ramona's Country

by James, George Wharton

Later Printing

Price: $50.00
from: ReadInk


  • Seller Inventory #: 14622
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1909 (c.1908)
  • Keywords: Southern California, Pasadena, Los Angeles, Helen Hunt Jackson

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good. 1909 (c.1908). Later Printing. Hardcover. (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) A 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."] .