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1 Austin, Mary A WOMAN OF GENIUS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. First edition thus. Hardcover. Vintage name on the front endpaper, light general wear, otherwise about very good without dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Austin, Mary CACTUS THORN
Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1988. 0874171350 / 9780874171358 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Apparently written in 1927 and rejected by Houghton Mifflin, this novella remained in manuscript in the Huntington Library's Austin collection until this publication. 
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3 (Austin, Mary). Fink, Augusta I - MARY: A Biography of Mary Austin
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, (1983). 0816507899 / 9780816507894 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny areas of soiling to page edges, else near fine, in maroon cloth with silver spine titling; in a price-clipped, near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning, light edgewear. 
Candid biography of the feminist, mystic, Southwestern naturalist and environmentalist, author of 27 books and more than 250 short works. 310 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author, Augusta Fink. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Austin, Mary; Pape, Eric, illustrator ISIDRO
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. Shelf-wear to lower edges and spine head, a spot of erasure wear to first blank leaf, else very good plus in sage green cloth, with exquisite red-and-blue-and-gilt embossed pictorial covers, lettered in gilt to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Color frontispiece and three color plates by Eric Pape. Austin worked to preserve Native American culture and used that knowledge in her third book, and first novel, which tells the story of a heiress disguised as a shepherd boy in Carmel, California. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 (Austin, Mary). Stineman, Esther Lanigan MARY AUSTIN: Song of a Maverick
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1989). 0300042558 / 9780300042559 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
Comprehensive biography of the author of LAND OF LITTLE RAIN, "one of the most eloquent, eccentric, and poignant voices in American literature." Illustrated with many photographs. Bibliography, chronology, index and notes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Austin, Mary THE FLOCK
Sante Fe, New Mexico: William Gannon, 1973. 0883075091 / 9780883075098 First edition thus: Facsimile reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in rough-woven, dark brown cloth with gilt spine titles; in a mildly spine-faded, otherwise fine, illustrated dust jacket. 266 pages; illustrated by E. Boyd Smith, with b&w frontispiece, intext drawings, chapterheads and decorations. 
Classic of California history tells the story of shepherding beginning with the original flocks of Spanish California. Based on Austin's personal observations (circa 1900), as well as her conversations with the men who made shepherding their way of life. 
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7 Austin, Mary THE LAND OF LITTLE RAIN
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, [no date]. Early reprint. Hardcover. Covers very lighty soiled, internals bright and clean, thus near fine; in decorated boards; no dust jacket. The splendid illustrations are by E. Boyd Smith. The margin decorations are particularly lively and beautifully married to the text. 
Classic portrait of the country that lies "between the high Sierras south from Yosemite...beyond Death Valley, and on illimitably into the Mojave Desert." Rich with Native American lore, local myth and history, and naturalist observation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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