Title: The Isle of Dreams -- INSCRIBED BY THE ...
Publisher: New York: D. Appleton & Co.,
Publication Date: 1907
Edition: First Edition.
Inscribed "To Mr and Mrs. Robert H. Truman, with the affectionate regard of their friend and cousin Myra Macnaughton./ "Myra Kelly". The second book by Dublin-born Myra Kelly (1875- 1910), following her successful debut, LITTLE CITIZENS (1905), tales of immigrant children on New York's Lower East Side. In contrast, ISLE OF DREAMS is a novel of the life of a talented young woman artist struggling for recongition. Upon publication the St. Louis Globe-Democrat described the the book as a "sweet and perfect . prose poem," and the Brooklyn Eagle called it "a clever and gracefully told story; full of crisp diaglogue, bright characterization, sparkling with humor and full of a sunny spirit that makes it delighful reading." Myra Macnaughton died of tuberculosis in 1910 at the age of 35. A near fine copy with newspaper clippings pertaining to the author laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 16981
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