Buxton, ME: Privately printed by the Dorcas society of Hollis and Buxton, Maine. Very Good+. 1924. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Autograph; 120 pages; Former owner's name on ffep and autograph of Wiggin's sister who wrote the foreword and edited the book - "Nora Archibald Smith, Editor / 1926" This novel was written by Wiggin when she was still Kate Douglas Smith before she began teaching kindergarten. This limited edition was published after Wiggin's death by the Dorcas Society, of which Wiggin was long the President, for distribution at the annual Dorcas Fair in Buxton, Maine. There is a foreword by Nora Archibald Smith, the sister of Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin. In the Foreword, nora explains: [This book] was one of the earliest stories written by my sister, Kate Douglas Wiggin. ... It was written in Santa Barbara, Cal., immediately after the publicationin the St. Nicholas Magazine of her story Half a Dozen Housekeepers... ; Signed by Editor . (Inventory #: 40269)
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