Lot 226: Memoirs of the Life of Martha Laurens Ramsay

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Lot 226: Author: Ramsay, David; Title: Memoirs of the Life of Martha Laurens Ramsay; Place Published: Charlestown; Publisher: Samuel Etheridge; Date Published: 1812; Description: x, 11-266 + 4 pp. (12mo) period full calf, morocco label and gilt-ruled on spine. Second Edition.Published posthumously by her husband, this scarce memoir includes extracts from Ramsay's diary, letters, private papers, and letters. She was the daughter of Henry Laurens and died in Charleston on the 10th of June, 1811, at 52 years old. Condition: Wear and tear to binding, front cover starting to detach; rear hinge cracked; rear free endpaper chipped, some browning of pages and foxing throughout; good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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