New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1922. Hardcover. Illustrations by Vernon Hill. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt lettering. x, 279pp. Numerous line drawings ("emblems"). Very good. Mild binding edgewear, with gilt on spine and top of front board dulled -- though internally tight, bright and near fine. Item #44111
A handsome, tight first edition of these unusual travel essays concerning touring the West with famed Illinois troubadour poet Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) by this British journalist, travel writer, novelist and essayist (1884-1975), first published as letters in the "New York Evening Post." This copy bears a fine full signature in brown ink of Lindsay on a 3¼" X 1 5/8" slip tipped neatly to the front flyleaf.