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The Mother of Clubs by  Caroline M. Seymour Severance - Signed First Edition - 1906 - from Houle Rare Books & Autographs (SKU: 2222348)

The Mother of Clubs

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The Mother of Clubs

by Severance, Caroline M. Seymour

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First edition. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait and three b/w halftone photographs. Introduction by Ella Giles Ruddy. Rose L. Ellerbe assistant editor. Original gilt stamped green cloth. No dust jacket. Very good (few stains). 191 pages.


Signed and inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my dear friend, Mrs. W. W. Stilson, with the high regard of C. M. Severance, 806 W. Adams, June 1906.

Pictorial bookplate of Mary E. Stilson.

Mary Stilson was married to William Stilson who was one of the original developers of Angeleno Heights in Los Angeles. Her 1906 residence is now Los Angeles Historical Cultural Monument #824.

Includes reminiscences and extracts from letters by John G. Whittier, The Fremonts, Helen Hunt Jackson, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, E. C. Stanton, Helena Modjeska, Lucretia B. Garfield, C. P. Gilman, E. B. Custer, C. F. Lummis and others.

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Bookseller
Houle Rare Books & Autographs US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2222348
Title
The Mother of Clubs
Author
Severance, Caroline M. Seymour
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Baumgardt Publishing Co.
Place of Publication
Los Angeles
Date Published
1906
Pages
191
Size
Octavo
Bookseller catalogs
HISTORY;
Size
Octavo

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octavo
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inscribed
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jacket
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bookplate
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