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Some recollections of a bookplate collector

Brian North Lee

Some recollections of a bookplate collector

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Published by Bookplate Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Limited edition of 120 copies.

StatementBrian North Lee.
ContributionsBookplate Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination86p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20541994M

Mainly a series of articles originally published in the Saturday evening post under title: Our official family-recollections of a cabinet minister's wife. LC copy inscribed by the author for Carrie Chapman Catt; bookplate of Carrie Chapman Catt. Source: Gift of the estate of . Page 3. LETTER I. MY DEAR CHILDREN: Being at leisure now, after many years of pleasant work in helping your Father to raise a large family of boys and girls, I sit down in this dear old room, with the faces of those I love smiling down upon me from the picture frames on the wall, and the perfume of sweet flowers coming through the lattice door, to recall some recollections of old times in Dixie.


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