1930 · Boston
by Beaux, Cecilia.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. Memoirs of the talented artist and writer who lived on Eastern Point in Gloucester. According to her Wiki page, "Beaux became the first woman teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She was awarded a gold medal for lifetime achievement by the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and honoured by Eleanor Roosevelt as 'the American woman who had made the greatest contribution to the culture of the world.'" This is a near-fine copy with the bookplate of another prominent female artist, Edith Cleves Barry. Bound in publisher's blue cloth over boards with paper spine label.. Tall 8vo, 24 cm. xi, (1), 356 pp. b/w plates. (Inventory #: 43782)