Binfords & Mort, Portland, OR, 1954; Cloth in DJ; First Edition; 181pp; Minor chipping to DJ with some staining to rear panel & protected by mylar cover, front endpaper slightly age-toned, else clean, tight copy, VG/Good condition. Signed by Author (with gift inscr. from author's daughter).
Story of overnight literary sensation Opal Whitely, whose childhood diaries were published by Atlantic Monthly in the 1920s. She hailed from an Oregon logging camp, but managed to convince many that she was actually of royal blood. Illustrated with photos.
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