New York: Hearst's International Library Co., 1914. First Edition. Full-page & wram INSCRIPTION to Larry Chittenden from the author. Chittenden, the Poet Ranchman of Texas, created theunique Christmas Cove Library in Maine, for which he asked authors to autograph their books and donate them to the library. He designed a decorative bookplate, SIGNED, dated & numbered by him for each book.Probably the most notable author to contribute to his libary was Theodore Roosevelt. 8vo. 400 pp. Index. Full-page black & white illustrations. Pictorial orange, black, white & gilt covers. A near fine copy with light wear to extremities; 4 ink stamps identifying The Autograph Library. Item #19541
Her Romantic History, Her Picturesque People, Her Wild Shores, Her Desert Mystery, Her Valley Loveliness, Her Mountain Glory, Including Her Varied Resources, Her Commercial Greatness, Her Intellectual Achievements, Her Expanding Hopes; with Glimpses of Oregon and Washington Her Northern Neighbors.