1909 · San Francisco
Agnes Ruth Lockhart Sengstacken (1859-1948) was one of six children of a couple who immigrated to Oregon in 1851 via wagon train; she was born in a two-room log cabin on land which would eventually become known as Myrtle Point. "An accomplished lecturer and the author of numerous poems and articles", she continued to publish through the age of 83.
___DESCRIPTION: Brown paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and a small gilt illustration of a California poppy on the front, fore- and bottom edges uncut, plain endpapers, frontispiece a photographic reproduction in sienna of a waterfall; duodecimo size (7" by 5.25"), pagination: [i-viii] 1-36 .
___CONDITION: Overall near fine, with the binding clean with only mild rubbing, a strong, square text block, hinges slightly tender but unbroken, the interior clean with the pages very lightly toned, and free of prior owner markings; a bit of wear to the head and tail of the spine, and one short tear (approx. one inch) to the fore-edge margin of the leaf for pp. 33-34; a lovely example.
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