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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 inchcircular brown (coffee) splash stain on the upper cover, dust worn, verygood, (internally fine), "inscribed", (lt). ~ A collection of poetryby Adeline Valentine Pond Adams (1859-1948), American writer and wifeof American sculptor, Herbert Adams. Signed on colophon page "Wife ofHerbert Adams". Hand-written inscription on preliminary "The poem onpage 66 is dedicated to you by the Author. Christmas, 1912". (The poemis entitled "The Sculptor"). Adams was noted for her writings on art andartists and at least seven texts were published by her. In 1930 she wasawarded a Special Medal of Honour by the National Sculpture Society.Attractively printed at The Gilliss Press, Cornish, New Hampshire.


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