Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1902. First edition. Cloth. Signed Binding. Near Fine. Minor shelf wear, lightly soiled boards, text block firm. Gift inscription on ff. Octavo (5 x 8 1/2 Inches). Mustard Yellow cloth with gilt lettering set in gilt scrolled framework and fillets. Binding signed 'H' for Theodore B. Hapgood, 1871-1938. TEG. untrimmed. xvi, 346 pp. 2 adverts, colored frontispiece and 33 black and white plates.
From American social historian Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (Pennsylvania 1845-1928) a fine account of life in the nation's capital; drawing from letters and reminiscences of the nineteenth century men and women familiar with society in the days of Webster, Clay and Jackson. Near Fine. Item #7075