White Jade

London / Boston: Eric Partridge Ltd. at the Scholartis Press / Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. xii, 160p., letterpress on cassiobury, first edition clothbacked boards with paper spine label, casing is exceedingly worn, all edges rounded with card showing, the spine lettering completely eroded. Hinges sound, a useful reading copy of a book that appeared in an edition of 1460 only; bookplate inside front cover. The story, novelized in pastels, of a courtesan executed for political reasons.

Maude Meagher published several and more notable novels. With a fellow Berkeley artist she hand-built possibly the largest "secular" adobe building in the US which Yehudi Menuin loved to play in because of the acoustics.

Cat.No: 165001

Price: $15.00