Green Mansions A Romance of the Tropical Forest by W.H. Hudson is a 301-page hardcover published by Random House New York, first published in 1916, this copy published in 1944. There is no dust jacket present. The cover has shelf wear to the edges and bumping and wear to the spine and corners. Inside, the pages are clean and unmarked.
Now that we are cool, he said, and regret that we hurt each other, I am not sorry that it happened. I deserved your reproach; a hundred times I have wished to tell you the whole story of my travels and my adventures among the savages, and one of the reasons which prevented me was the fear that it would have an unfortunate effect on our friendship. That was precious, and I desired above everything to keep it. But I must think no more about that now. I must think only of how I am to tell you my story. I will begin at a time when I was twenty-three. It was early in life to be in the thick of politics, and in trouble to the extent of having to fly my country to save my liberty, perhaps my life.