Du Jardin, Rosamond. Marcy Catches Up [signed copy]. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1952. First Edition, Third Impression. 
Green cloth with maroon titles, no just jacket, signed by the author on the ffep, inscribed to "Agnes Ann." Binding with light shelf-wear and soil. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 191 clean pp., tight. Good. Hardcover.
Rosamond du Jardin (1902-1963), b. Fairland, IL; grew up in Chicago, best known for 17 books for teen girls published in the 1950's and 1960's. Her fiction was praised for showing an understanding of the teenage point of view. "Her work is of enduring interest in gender studies because it provides of useful view of 1950's norms and rites of passage." - Claudia Mills, Redemption Through the Rural: The Teen Novels of Rosamond Du Jardin.