NY: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1937. Pictures by Dorothy Bayley. Scarce First Edition. Signed inscription from Flagg on half-title page: “Boston Author’s Club- March 1937. M.B.F. Newtonville." This volume is part of the publisher's "Our Changing World" series for young people. Mildred Buchanan Flagg [1886-1980] was an American author, lecturer, and organizer of "Celebrity Breakfasts." She attended Curry College in Massachusetts and spent much of her life in Boston, where she was also an active clubwoman, and received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Boston University. Her books include fiction, such as Plymouth Maid (1938) and A Boy of Salem (1939), and literary biography, such as her Notable Boston Authors (1965). Her papers are in the Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University. 12mo., original blue cloth, stamped in black, in dust jacket; 86 pages. Reinforced library-type binding (as issued?). Item #57990
Very Good (little discoloration covers; contents with occasional foxing); some wear (chip to lower edge front cover) d/j.