Autobiography of an Elderly Woman

Anonymous (Mary Heaton Vorse)

Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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1st edition, 1st printing. Very Good HC, no DJ. Green cloth over boards, gilt & black letters; laid paper. Clean covers and spine; few light scuffs to covers; slight rubbing at corners; small damp stain on text block top edge, not visible on pages; tightly bound; owner name in pencil on front free end paper; clean interior. Loosely biographical of author Mary Heaton Vorse's mother. Author was a noted suffragist, pacifist, popular novelist, labor journalist, Wobbly, a founder of The Masses, a founder of the Provincetown Players, 'discoverer' of Sinclair Lewis, Montessori teacher, single mother. As a reporter she covered all major strikes from Lawrence MA in 1912 to Passaic NJ, Gastonia NC, Harlan County KY and on up to waterfront union corruption in the 1950s. Cf, Rideout; Buhle, et al; Blain, et al; Kunitz & Haycraft. 12mo, 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 14008

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Title: Autobiography of an Elderly Woman

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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