March of the Past. Alexandra Fechin.

March of the Past

Hardcover, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Writers' Editions, 1937. First Edition. Very Good+. Limited to 500 copies, this is number 158. SIGNED by author in red ink on the limitation page. The author also signed and inscribed the book on the dedication page. Inscription reads "To Mrs. Dean Kirks hoping she might enjoy my Russian stories/ May 16th 1952/ Tink in Taos." Author was the wife of Russian-American painter Nicolai Fechin who was one of the best portrait artists of his time. Alexandre was born in Russia in 1893, the daughter of the director of the Kazan School of Art. Her house in Taos became the Taos Art Museum and she is buried there. Rough rub on front free endpaper from improper sticker removal. Spine is slanted slanted and faded on spine. Light tanning and soiling to edges of pages. Otherwise, free from major defect. No dust jacket. Protected in archival cover. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages; Signed by Author. [Item #79748]

Price: $295.00

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