Title: Apron Full of Gold. The Letters of . from ...
Publisher: Huntington Library, San Marino
Publication Date: 1949
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: First edition.
Octavo. cloth, pictorial label. Illustrated. Apparently Mrs. Megquier was the first woman from the United States to cross the Isthmus of Panama. If, on the one hand, the letters deal with the undramatic aspects of ordinary life in that decidedly unordinary time and place, they do it from a uniquely feminine point of view. The picture is centered in urban (though far from urbane) San Francisco as opposed to rough and ready gold rush digs, such as those described by Dame Shirley. Front pastedown cracket at hinge, endpapers foxed, else near fine pictorial dust jacket (chipped and worn). Bookseller Inventory # 9611
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