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A Mountain Woman.

Chicago: Way & Williams, 1896.

Price: $125.00

About the item

Rogers, Bruce. 251 pp. 12mo. Gilt top edge, blue cloth, decorative gilt stamping on boards and spine designed by Bruce Rogers, light overall shelf wear, ownership signature on first free endpaper, small chip to half title, remainders of newspaper clippings on rear endpapers.

Item #367491

Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862–1935) was an American author, journalist, and critic. She wrote short stories for newspapers and magazines, among them Century, Lippincott's Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, St. Nicholas, and Harper's Weekly, as well as full-length books, including The Story of America, The Judge, and A Mountain Woman, the latter of which features a lovely Bruce Rogers-designed cover. She also served as both a reporter and the literary editor of the Chicago Tribune.