Aunt Hope's Kitchen Stove & The Girls Around It.

Cincinnati: Stewart & Kidd Company, 1912.

Octavo (20 x 14 cm.), 325 pages. Cover design by Dixie Selden. Stated second impression. A work of instructional fiction with a religious bent. "Dedicated to many, many girls who carried live coals from the old kitchen stoves to their own hearth-stones." Some light spotting to interior and to text block edges. In publisher's decorated trade binding, printed in black and red on tan cloth. With an ownership inscription to the free front endpaper, as well as a list of "Originals" on the following page, which appears to be a list of the fictional places and characters in the book, and their corresponding place or character in reality. Inscribed by the author on the photographic portrait frontispiece, "Yours truly, Lillian Clarkson West, Chautauqua – July 10th 1912."

Price: $50.00