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Gay, Joana [b. 1895, pen name of Jessie Gould Hannon]

Published by Los Angeles DeVorss & Company (1947), 1947
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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FIRST EDITION. SIGNED ON THE FIRST BLANK BY THE AUTHOR as follows: "Joana Gay/ (Jessie)." 8vo. (21 cm.) [10]11-111p. Illustrated with seven full-page drawings. Red cloth with gilt letters on the front cover and the spine. Joana Gay is apparently the pen name of Jessie Gould Hannon, who is best known for compiling THE BOSTON-NEWTON COMPANY VENTURE FROM MASSACHUSETTS TO CALIFORNIA IN 1849 (University of Nebraska Press, 1969). Charles Gould [1824-1913] was a member of this party that made the trip from Boston to Sutter's Fort in 1849 and his diary, among others, was used in the compilation by Jessie Gould Hannon, who appears to be his daughter. RED SHOES is a book of fairy like tales for children. Very minor wear to the extremities, thumb-sized water spot on front cover, spine gilt dulled, cover gilt slightly dulled, else very good to near fine/ No jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 04863

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Publisher: Los Angeles DeVorss & Company (1947)

Publication Date: 1947

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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