Forty Odd.

Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. 8" x 5". 253pp. Rust red cloth, in dust wrapper. Fine condition. The jacket has light edge wear and soiling. This copy signed and inscribed in pencil by the author on the first leaf. Also signed a second time in ink by Bard beneath the first inscription. This volume recounts Bard's humorous experiences trying "to cure herself of being forty." With funny sections on 'reducing', reading courses, new clothes, leading Brownie troops, and more. This copy signed and inscribed by the author on the half title page. Bard was the sister of beloved Seattle writer Betty MacDonald. Item #5669

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