The Three Lives of Harriet Hubbard Ayer

AYER, Margaret Hubbard. Taves, Isabella.
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AYER, Margaret Hubbard. and TAVES, Isabella.
First edition.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (1957).
Octavo, boards, cloth spine, pictorial dust jacket (slight wear). Spine a little faded, else fine.
The "Three Lives" of the title include Ayer's (1848-1903) years as a society matron turned business entrepreneur turned insane asylum inmate turned beauty columnist and feature writer for the New York World. (Isn't that four?) The co-author succeeded her mother on the staff of the World and subsequently married the paper's editor. [NAW. Sweeney 55].
Price: $20.00
SKU: 7416
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