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Winter India
NY, The Century Co, 1903. Scidmore was a journalist, travel writer (Alaska, Japan, Java, China, India), photographer, conservationist, the first woman to serve on the board of the National Geographic Society, and the person responsible for bringing cherry trees to Washington, D.C. This is the dedication copy: inscribed by Scidmore, "To Caroline Tousey Burkham, the friend of an Indian Winter/ Hommage respectueuse [sic]/ Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore. March 26th 1903." Red crayon on page 183; front hinge starting; a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. [#036014] $850

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