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Autograph diary of her travels in Italy including Rome, Pompeii, and other visitors' destinations by  Flora Payne Whitney - 1864 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 221802)

Autograph diary of her travels in Italy including Rome, Pompeii, and other visitors' destinations

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Autograph diary of her travels in Italy including Rome, Pompeii, and other visitors' destinations

by Whitney, Flora Payne

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Rome, 1864. [260] pp., written in ink on versos and rectos, with 14 pictures (engravings, etc.), some captioned in her hand. Included are some sheets in other hands in French and German. 1 vols. 8vo. Disbound with water damage. [260] pp., written in ink on versos and rectos, with 14 pictures (engravings, etc.), some captioned in her hand. Included are some sheets in other hands in French and German. 1 vols. 8vo. Flora Payne Whitney's Italian Travel Diary, 1864. Flora Payne was a Cleveland heiress whose marriage to William Collins Whitney three years after this diary was written formed the basis of one of America's legendary families. Flora Payne herself "was an anomaly among the young ladies of her time. At eighteen, she had betaken herself from Cleveland to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to attend the seminary for young ladies that was being conducted there by Professor Agassiz, the naturalist ... Flora had traveled widely abroad, even to places such as North Africa, with which few sophisticated New Yorkers of William Whitney's circle had firsthand acquaintance ... " - Kahn, JOCK, p. 11.

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bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
221802
Title
Autograph diary of her travels in Italy including Rome, Pompeii, and other visitors' destinations
Author
Whitney, Flora Payne
Format/binding
[260] pp., written in ink on versos and rectos, with 14 pictures (engravings, etc.), some captioned in her hand. Included are so
Book condition
Used - Disbound with water damage
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
Rome
Date Published
1864
Keywords
Women | Americana
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Social Thought;

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