1927. Item #74077
TOY, Mary F.S. LADY HAMMOND'S HEREDITY. Hartford, Conn.: The S. S. Scranton Company, 1927. First edition. Inscribed by the author's granddaughter: "This book was written by grandmother, Mary Seymour Toy, in her seventy-first year. Jacqueline Toy Collins Tilney." 240 pp. Octavo, black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Clean and tight, with faint wear at top-edges of boards and slight puckering of cloth on lower board, but fine overall. In a crisp dust jacket, with a pretty floral illustration on the front panel, which is moderately soiled on spine and back panel.