Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia: The Eldon Press, 1940.
First edition. Original white paper decorated boards, vellum spine, original glassine protective wrapper. Violet Oakley's Copy, with a small printed (color) Christmas card inserted from Dorothy McCaustan, "Much love to Edith, from Dorothy." Edith Emerson was the lifetime friend and live-in resident along with Violet Oakley, Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green. After the death of Oakley, she became curator/manager of all the personal holdings of the three artists, until her death in 1981. This book comes from the original book collection, obtained in the early 1980's. Nicely printed in red and gold. Fine.
Price: $125.00 Item #5007