Livermore, Mary A. >>
Title Story of My Life, the : Or, the Sunshaine and Shadow of Seventy Years
Book Condition Fair with no dust jacket
Publisher Hartford, Conn: A. D. Worthington & Company; 1898
Seller ID 20029
730 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, red cloth, gilt lettering, green floral endpapers, 730 + 4 pages, 122 b/w photos and engravings. ; Copyright 1897. This printing 1898. ; One of America's most famous women of 19th century, Mary Livermore gained fame as army nurse during Civil War, spent 25 years as national lecturer and activist for temperance and women's rights, became known as Queen of the Platform. She and her husband, the Rev. Daniel Livermore, were outspoken Universalists. ; Library marks cover rear endpaper and copyright page. Library number painted on heel. Front endpaper has antique library bookplate only. Other defects: cloth worn at extremities, faded on spine, which is difficult to read. Both hinges have play. Scarce, sold as is.