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ADAMS, Adeline]. Sylvia.
New York. Privately printed. 1912.
8vo, 23cm, first edition, 94p., on hand made paper, white paper over boards, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges uncut, gilt cover title, one inch circular brown (coffee) splash stain on the upper cover, dust worn, very good, (internally fine), "inscribed", (lt). ~ A collection of poetry by Adeline Valentine Pond Adams (1859 1948), American writer and wife of American sculptor, Herbert Adams. Signed on colophon page "Wife of Herbert Adams". Hand written inscription on preliminary "The poem on page 66 is dedicated to you by the Author. Christmas, 1912". (The poem is entitled "The Sculptor"). Adams was noted for her writings on art and artists and at least seven texts were published by her. In 1930 she was awarded a Special Medal of Honour by the National Sculpture Society. Attractively printed at The Gilliss Press, Cornish, New Hampshire.


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