Antique Illustrated Book the Story of My Life or the Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years by Mary Livermore C1897
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Antique illustrated book "The Story of My Life" or "The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years" by Mary A. Livermore copyright 1897.
A narrative of her early life and struggles for education, three years experiences on a southern plantation among white masters and black slaves, her courtship, marriage, domestic life, etc.
With hitherto unrecorded incidents and recollections of three years experience as an Army nurse in the Great Civil War and reminiscences of twenty-five years experience on the lecture platform, including thrilling, pathetic, and humorous incidents of platform life to which is added six of her most popular lectures.
Superbly illustrated with portraits and one hundred and twenty engravings from designs by eminent artists, made expressly for this work.
Measures 9 inches tall, 6.5 inches wide. 730 pages.
Beautiful blue embossed cover with gilded frame and text on spine.
Condition: nice clean pages with some minor rips on top of the title page.