Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1903. First Edition. First Printing. [October 1903] Illustrations by E. Boyd Smith. Octavo (22 cm); green decorated boards titled in bright gilt on cover and spine; top textblock in gilt; 281pp.; some foxing to the endpapers, light rubbing to corners and spine ends; rough erasure on ffep; Very Good+.
The author's first book is a series of interrelated lyrical essays about the inhabitants of the American Southwest. The Land of Little Rain, was adapted as an episode of the TV series American Playhouse in 1989 starring Helen Hunt in the role of Mary Austin. Howe, 400; Also listed in the Zamorano Eighty (#2).