1912. Item #83703
HOLLISTER, John Hamilcar. MEMORIES OF EIGHTY YEARS: AUTOSKETCHES, RANDOM NOTES AND REMINISCENCES. Chicago: [Privately printed] 1912. 240 pp. 8vo., quarter brown cloth stamped in gilt over grey paper covered boards stamped in black. Shelfworn with nicked spine at heel and crown, spine shaken, hinges starting. Light soil to boards. Frontispiece through first few signatures pulling loose. Presentation leaf signed by Isabella Hollister Martin, with another pencil inscription from "Cousin Belle Martin" on front flyleaf. A life in medicine. Sections on the Chicago Fire, African slavery, family genealogy.