Adventures in Contentment by David Grayson; Illustrated by Thomas Fogarty. David Grayson, Ray Stannard Baker.
Adventures in Contentment by David Grayson; Illustrated by Thomas Fogarty

Adventures in Contentment by David Grayson; Illustrated by Thomas Fogarty

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1916. Hardcover. vii, [5], 249, [1] p., frontispiece and 9 leaves of plates: in-text illustrations; 19 cm. Dark green leather with gilt spine and cover titles with gilt decoration. Top page edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. Bookplate on front fixed endpaper signed "Pearson," indicating that the book was a gift to Alice Satterthwait for Christmas 1916. David Grayson was a penname used by American author Ray Stannard Baker (1870-1946). Adventures in Contentment was the first volume in a 9-volume series of novels about the pleasures of rural life in the United States in the early 20th century. In Good+ Condition: spine and edges are sunned, causing the loss of the green stain from those parts of the leather; edges are rubbed; minor loss at head of spine; foxing on edges of plates; otherwise, clean and tight. Good +. Item #006743

Price: $14.00

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