London: Harrap, . Illustrated. First U.K. Edition. Signed presentation from Gillen on the title page: “To Anita Woodward- with best wishes from Mollie Gillen. London, 1978.” Mollie Gillen [1908–2009) was an Australian historian, researcher, writer and novelist. Gillen's article "Maud Montgomery: The Girl Who Wrote Green Gables,” published in 1973, instigated a new era in scholarship on Lucy Maud Montgomery. One of the best biographies of L.M. Montgomery. Gillen discovered over 40 of Montgomery's letters to her pen-friend George Boyd MacMillan in Scotland and used them as the basis for her work. Tall 8vo.,, boards in dust jacket; 200 pages. Item #57436
Very Good (little discoloration covers; contents clean & tight); some edgewear & creasing d/j.