Kelly, Myra [Myra Macnaughton]

Published by New York: D. Appleton & Co.,, 1907
Used / Quantity Available: 1
From Carpe Librum (Williamstown, MA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: 288.06
Convert Currency
Shipping: 19.98
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

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

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: Carpe Librum
Address: Williamstown, MA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 02 August 2006
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating

Terms of Sale:

All items are offered subject to prior sale. We accept paypal, as well as personal checks and money orders in US funds. Credit card orders accepted only through ABE. Massachusetts residents please add 5% sales tax. Institutions can be invoiced according to their requirements. Books will be reserved for one week following request. Any purchase can be returned for any reason for a full refund within 30 days of receipt.

Shipping Terms:

US Shipping (media mail) is $3.50 for the first volume, $1.00 each additional. Priority mail is $6.00 for the first book, $2.00 each additional. For overnight service or international shipments, please inquire. Insurance is extra and will be charged at cost. Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Store Description: For 25 years, Carpe Librum has sold speculative fiction, mysteries, vintage paperbacks, and other literary first editions to the trade; we are now making our books available to the general public. Our stock comprises over 15,000 volumes. We encourage you to browse our inventory and to submit your want lists.