Red Chili SIGNED 1941 by Myrtle Andrews - New Mexico ~ Latina Spanish Culture - WPA Art ~ Novel


Title: Red Chili

Author: Myrtle Andrews

Description: Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Red cloth boards stamped in black. A few pages show a bit of soiling. Dust jacket is missing the bottom 3.5" of its spine; some chipping at head of spine and corners. DJ in clear archival sleeve. 175 pp. 9.25 x 6.5 inches.

A novel of early New Mexico, prior to its statehood, and its Old Spanish culture and its gracious customs that were rapidly fading amidst the Anglo-Saxon manner of life of the pioneers.

Introduction by Ina Sizer Cassidy (1869-1965), a writer (and director of the Federal Writers Project in New Mexico), sculptor, suffragist, and teacher. The dust jacket indicates that it was "designed and processed" by Louie Ewing (1908-1983). Ewing was a recognized WPA Federal Art Project artist and a pioneer of silk screen printing who worked and taught for many years in Santa Fe. Myrtle Andrews Gere (1879-1970) was a long time Santa Fe resident.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Fair

Publisher: [self published]
Place: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Year: 1941

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Louie Ewing, Santa Fe, New Mexico, WPA, Ina Sizer Cassidy, old New Mexico, nineteenth century,

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