THREADS OF MEMORY, by Mary Eva Hird - 1932 [1st Ltd Ed]


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Threads of Memory

by Mary Eva Hird

This charming book, filled with drawings and photographs that illustrate the thread of a nostalgic and nonetheless instructive narrative on the life of an American girl and her family, will delight children and grown-ups alike, who are fascinated with life in the America of the 20th century. Connecting with her childhood in Pennsylvania, and the remotest of her memories, the author reconstitutes her biography, giving all along the way entertaining anecdotes, touching reminiscences, and curious details about how life was at the time of the memories she brings forth. Following the thread of her thoughts, she recollects the various stages of her childhood and the people, family and friends, who filled it, as well as their personal path in life, reconstituting her story through that of her family. 317 pages + 10 unnumbered pages of genealogy. 8 x 11.5 inches.

FIRST LIMITED EDITION. One of 100 copies. Illustrated with beautiful B&W drawings and photographs.

Published by: Mary Eva Hird, USA, 1932.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition.

  • Volume is in overall very good+ condition with little wear to covers and interior.
  • Quarterbound in darker brown cloth.
  • Light brown covers display scarce smudges and small stains that are barely notable, with a vertical line on front descending from upper edge. (See photos)
  • Boards show minimal edgewear with rubbing and occasional indentations.
  • Spine features text in gilt, and displays mild softening of foot, as well as minimal rubbing to both ends.
  • Binding is secure throughout.
  • Interior is gently toned and remarkably well-preserved. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Fore edge and foot of textblock are deckled.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20180705

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Year Printed: 1932
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Topic: American (US)
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Author: Mary Eva Hird
Subject: Biography & Autobiography
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Publisher: Privately Published
Place of Publication: USA
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
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