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Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1897. First Mosher edition. Original printed wrappers. Elsie Leslie's copy, with a presentation inscription, by her father-in-law, the poet and drama critic William Winter, who signs "Ga", her nickname for him, and dated Christmas, 1902. Elsie Leslie (1881-1972) was a popular child actress known particularly for playing the title role in the original "Little Lord Fauntleroy" and "The Prince and the Pauper". She married Jefferson Winter in 1901. Her papers are at the NYPL. The marriage was not happy but "Ga" was so fond of her that the divorce was delayed until after his death, in 1917, for fear of his severe disappointment. Spine lightly toned, mild staining to wrappers, else Fine.
Title: Helen of Troy. Her Life and Translation Done into Rhyme from the Greek Books.
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