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Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King
Newport: our social capital
Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1905. First edition limited to 347 copies, large 8vo, pp. 401, [1]; title page printed in red and black, hand-colored frontispiece by Henry Hutt, 2 folding maps in back cover pocket, and "many illustrations in photogravure and double-tone and from drawings by Edward Stratton Holloway," original tan buckram-backed red cloth, upper cover stamped in blue and gilt, spine in gilt only, t.e.g.; light wear at extremities, some rubbing on the covers, previous owner's bookplate; very good and sound. Insider's glimpse into the history of Newport, its famous mansions and the social registers at the turn of the century. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [United States]
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