Rare Lot Antique 1st Edition Book Edith O'Shaughnessy Bibliophile Collection
Edith O'Shaughnessy (January 31, 1876 - February 18, 1939) was a journalist, biographer, film screenwriter and, as the wife of United States Chargé d'Affaires in Mexico, Nelson O'Shaughnessy,  during the early years of the Mexican Revolution she was both a witness and a participant in Mexican political affairs during the presidency of Francisco I. Bonus for bibliophiles: Each book was owned by George Freedley, author, educator, director, stage manager, actor, librarian, theatre critic and Curator of the New York Public Library Theatre Collection for many years. Edith's letters sent during her time in Mexico. Both contain photographs and illustrations. A Diplomat's Wife In Mexico - Published 1916 (Light blue book) - Back cover is falling off.
All pages intact and in good shape. Diplomatic Days - Published 1917 (Red book) - Contains a very old newspaper clipping of a map of Mexico in between the pages (see images) that has stained the pages but it's a beautiful bit of history. Third Book: A collection of Fictional short stories.
Married Life - Published 1925 (dark blue book) - All pages intact but some stains. See photos for other damage that comes from age. Otherwise, it's all there! All three books are near or over 100 years old and have significant signs of ageing, but all pages are intact.
Some page staining and cover damage. Please carefully review the photographs provided.
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- Modified Item: No
- Topic: Historical
- Binding: Hardcover
- Region: North America
- Interest: Mexico
- Other: George Freedley, Librarian
- Author: Edith O'Shaughnessy
- Subject: Biography & Autobiography
- Language: English
- Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Harcourt Brace & Company
- Special Attributes: Short Stories, Fiction, Lot, 1st Edition, Illustrated