Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. Small 8vo. 188 pp. Drawings by Gerald Cassidy. Red pictorial boards with black imprint in publisher's illustrated dustjacket. Near fine (short closed tear to spine head) in good dustjacket (tears & splitting to spine; price-clipped). Item #18241
In her preface to this gathering of poems from nearly forty years of writing, Mary Austin writes. “I made most of the poems in this collection with the help of the children in my school. . . in this manner I was led into the secret of how the great Southwest feels to those who have never known any other country.”.