1904. Item #83757
[CLAY, Virginia]. Ed. Ada STERLING. A BELLE OF THE FIFTIES: MEMOIRS OF MRS. CLAY OF ALABAMA, COVERING SOCIAL AND POLITICAL LIFE IN WASHINGTON AND THE SOUTH, 1853-66. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1904. First edition. Inscribed on first blank recto by the editor, with her note on title page. xxii + 386 pp. 8vo., green cloth stamped in gilt and white, top edge gilt. Corners gently bumped. Minor shelfwear. A few small edgetears to pp. 9-10, not affecting text. Color frontispiece, sepia toned plates. Very good overall.