[Salem And Boston: Irving K. Annable], 1897. First Edition. Signed presentation from Parker’s son, William Broadstreet Parker, on the front endpaper: “To Frank & Etta from Bill Parker.” Mary Saltonstall Parker [1856-1920]) was a native of Salem and the granddaughter of Leverett Saltonstall, Salem's first mayor. She was a long-time resident of 41 Chestnut Street. Parker was best known for her textile art. Both her samplers and her books of poetry were driven by her interest in the Colonial Revival and Arts and Crafts movements. Parker left behind a number of small, privately printed and illustrated books of her writings. 12mo., pictorial boards, stamped in red & black. Item #57331
Very Good (covers nice & bright with small, clean repair head of spine; contents clean & tight). A nice copy!