Green Mansions by W. H. Hudson (ca. 1930)
Green Mansions. By W. H. Hudson, Three Sirens Press, New York.
Green Mansions, novel by W.H. Hudson, originally published in 1904. An exotic romance set in the jungles of South America, the story is narrated by a man named Abel who as a young man had lived among the aboriginal people. He tells of Rima, a strange birdlike woman with whom he falls in love. A creature of the forest, Rima is eventually destroyed by the superstitious Aboriginals.
Quarter light green leather/suede over spine, top edge gilt and rough cut pages. Few small, lt. soil marks, faded spine, bumped corners and pencil erase marks on two pages. Beautiful black & white illustrations. No date ca. 1930, possible first edition.