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Title:
Memories of a hostess : a chronicle of eminent friendships, drawn chiefly from the diaries of Mrs. James T. Fields
Author:
Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960.
Publication Information:
Boston : Atlantic Monthly Press, [1922]

©1922
Physical Description:
312 pages, 27 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

Gift of Mrs. James Forsyth Foster.

Extra-illustrated with letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes, Louis Agassiz, Nathaniel Hawthorne, James Russell Lowell, John Greenleaf Whittier, Edwin Booth, William Cullen Bryant, Washington Irving, Samuel Clemens, Charles Sumner, Henry Ward Beecher, and a shareholder proxy signed by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

In dark green morocco binding with gilt stamped floral decoration and border on covers and inside dentelles; top edges gilt; green marbled endpapers; by John F. Grabau; stamped "Grabau 1923."
Language:
English
Contents:
The house and the hostess -- Dr. Holmes, the friend and neighbor -- Concord and Cambridge visitors -- With Dickens in America -- Stage folk and others -- Sarah Orne Jewett.
Format :
Book