THE WATERS UNDER THE EARTH
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1930. Light brown cloth stamped in blue and silver, blue on peach decorated endpapers. pp (6), 319. Spine slightly concave, yellowing to page edges, ink owner inscription at front, small tan spots in margins of a few early leaves, else fine. Dust jacket has small corner chips at head of very lightly darkened spine, with internal tape reinforcement at spine ends, a few nicks and small tears, all flap corners clipped, else VG, attractive Art Deco design. A novel set in Minnesota, likely with the collaboration of her Canadian husband Douglas Durkin. Ostenso, an immigrant fron Norway, lived in Manitoba for some years while young, where she set her most successful novel, a CanLit classic, WILD GEESE. Watters p 358.