THE OPEN ROAD; A LITTLE BOOK FOR WAYFARERS
by LUCAS, E.V.
(FINE BINDING-STUART, BERTHA) LUCAS, E.V. THE OPEN ROAD; A LITTLE BOOK FOR WAYFARERS. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1907. 8vo. Green cloth with gilt, all edges gi 326 pages. First edition, thus. Fine example of a book design by Bertha Stuart, noted Oregon artist who train at the Art Institute of Chicago and later studied at Cooper Union and the Art Students League. Between 1902 and 1912 she created more than 175 book cover designs, numerous page decorations, and illustrations for major New York City publishers. In 1912 she returned to Oregon, where she was a trustee of the Society of Arts and Crafts of Portland. Early owners signature on front blan leaf. Fine. (Inventory #: 39794)