Peacock, Virginia Tatnall
A collection of short biographies with illustrations of American women who were deemed so beautiful, with such wit, that they belonged to history as much as the men of genius of their time. Many of these women married British and European titled or famous men. 19 chapters dedicated each to an important woman, plus one chapter on New York as the social center. Index. Half leather. Blue marble. Gilt top. Corners bumped. Pages tight and clean. Plates excellent. J. B. Lippincott. 1901. USED. $30.00.