Author:Mavity, Nancy Barr


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A Dinner of Herbs

By: Mavity, Nancy Barr

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Seltzer: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4301

Condition: Very Good

First book by the author of the Peter Piper detective novels. First third of book are poems dedicated to her just born daughter. From the introduction: "This Little Book for Nancy - as at first I meant to call it- was born of the desire, egotistical enough, that she might not only savor the beauty and the pain, the enduring loveliness and the exquisite fragility of the world in her own person, but that she might also one day hear a voice speaking to her of days that will then be old, speaking with the present freshness of experience caught, as it were, on the wing." Outside book cover... View more info