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A HAPPY ISSUE: THE HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED LETTER OF A CHILD VIRGINIA ELIZABETH B. REED SURVIVOR OF THE DONNER-REED PARTY 1935 Hardcover Fine with author photo
By Reed, Virginia Elizabeth B.
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California, Stanford University Press, Privately Published, 1935, limited edition. 14 pp, b/w frontispiece. Hardcover version. Fine.

Printed on Buckeye Laid Antique Paper with deckled Edges, some pages uncut, for the Zamorano Club of Los Angeles. Illustrated frontispiece. Numbered 49 of 100. Foreword by Luchia Shepardson De Wolf, edited by William Hartley Davis and designed by  Hartley Everett Jackson.

A letter written by Ms. Reed, after recovering from her harrowing ordeal, to a cousin in Illinois. A poignant memory of an horrific experience from a child's point of view. Includes a photo of Virginia Reed Murphy taken Nov. 1908. 


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