The Splendid Idle Forties Stokes Edition, W/Dj
Title: The Splendid Idle Forties
Author: Atherton, Gertrude
Description: (8vo), red cloth, decorated and lettered in dark gilt, dust jacket printed in brown."Perhaps the best known collection of stories of that romantic period of California history when the incoming Americans were first intermingling with the Californians of rancho and presidio..." - Zamorano. Reprint of the Macmillan edition published in 1902. In a scarce jacket. Jacket with advertisement on rear panel for Atherton's The Conqueror, 32nd Printing.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company
Date Published: [Copyright 1902]
Jacket spine a touch darkened, a small stain on front panel, lightly chipped edges with some tiny tears; a touch of shelf wear to volume and an ink ownership name on front free endpaper; else a fine volume in a very good jacket.