Los Angeles: The Primavera Press, 1935. First printing. Boards. Fine. Signed, inscribed & dated on verso of half title from Author to Donald A Charnock, President of the Zamorano Club 1950-1951. Small Zeitlin Booksellers' label on rear paste-down. 16 mo (6 7/8 x 4.5 in.). Quarter cloth over printed boards. Printed label to spine. 102 pp. Printed by Ward Ritchie at The Primavera Press. Cover design, title page and six engravings designed and engraved in wood by Paul Landacre.
A collection of six nature essays, beautifully illustrated. It was in this book where noted author-naturalist Donald Culross Peattie first saw the wood-engravings of artist Paul Landacre, thus forging a longtime collaboration between author and artist. Lehman 94. Item #7032