Beloved California: A Lyric of the Soul

Los Angeles: Times Mirror Printing and Binding House, 1914. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Limp boards in navy blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt with an image of a bear overlooking a pine forest and sunset. Marbled endpapers. Full page portrait of the author and illustrated with several engravings of bucolic scenes. A deeply affectionate long poem about California with each stanza beginning with, "I love you, California..." and graced by an elegant drawing. 28 pp. printed rectos only except for the concluding biographical essay. Fine, covers somewhat bowed. Burton wrote under the pen name "The Eagle" in the Illustrated Weekly Magazine of the Los Angeles Times. Fine. Item #E13775B

Price: $125.00

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