PERSEPHONE AND OTHER POEMS by Members of the English Department, Wellesley College. For the benefit of the Wellesley Library Fund.

(Boston, MA): Helen J. Sanborn, (c1905). First edition. 8vo. 221 pp. Includes selections by Margaret Sherwood (title poem), Sophie Jewett, Mary Bowen, Martha Hale Shackford, Vida D. Scudder, and Katherine Lee Bates, author of “American the Beautiful,” inscribed to Mary Eastman and signed by each of the contributors on the front endpaper. Eastman (1833-1908) was an educator and suffragette, working primarily in Ohio and in her later years in Massachusetts. Original gilt-stamped decorated cream boards (soiled, spine darkened). Very good. Item #65844

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