PATTY REEDÕS DOLL.
Edition: 3rd printing.
Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, (1961.). Hardcover - Classic children's story about one of the survivors of the Donner Party - Patty Reed - and the doll she brought with her overland. In the winter of 1846 the Donner Party was stranded in the Sierras both because they had been delayed and by unseasonably early and heavy snows, and in order to survive some of the members resorted to cannibalism. Frontispiece portrait of the doll in Sutter's Fort Historical Museum. Illustrated with many black and white drawings by Elizabeth Sykes Michaels. Bibliography, map endpapers. SIGNED on the front endpaper and uncommon thus. 149 pp
Condition: Near fine in peach cloth with black lettering on the spine, lacking the dj.