1944; Green Mansions, A Romance of the Tropical Forest; W.H. Hudson; Hardback; Book very good condition, no dust cover; Random House publishers.
A simple romantic narrative transmuted by sheer glow of beauty into a prose poem. Based on Hudson's "The sense of the beautiful is God's best gift to the human soul". Free spirit, whimsical, like a deep refreshing drink, bringing us back to the simple happiness within nature. Birdgirl Rima. Foreword by John Galsworthy.
Beautifully illustrated by McKnight Kauffer with 10 full color litho plates and many green drawings. 1944 edition, first published in 1916 by Alfred Knopf.