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].