THE TRUE STORY OF "ROMONA": its facts and fictions, inspiration and purpose
Edition: First Canadian issue
Toronto: S.B. Gundy, c1914. Tall octavo, green pictorial cloth stamped in black & gilt. top edges gilt. pp xx, 266 + frontispiece with tissue guard and numerous other photo plates. Light margin decoration on every page. Spine slightly darkened with gilt lettering dulled; nice private bookplate at front; front inner hinge and inner margin of leaf after title repaired with rice paper; yellowing to fore and bottom page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. Many leaves unopened at edges. A book about Jackson's classic American novel ROMONA (1884), a very popular work which showed the mistreatment of the native peoples of Southern California after the Civil War. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.