[SOCIAL FICTION] [BIGAMY] [ABBOTT, L.A.]
Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A True Story, Written By Himself
New York: published for the Author, 1870. First Edition. Small octavo (17cm). Green cloth boards, blocked in gilt on spine; 205pp; frontis + 2 inserted leaves of plates. Light overall wear; trivial foxing within; a tight, Very Good copy. An episodic, fictionalized autobiography, documenting the escapades, trials and prison life of a serial bigamist. The frontispiece portrait is captioned, "My First And Worst Wife." WRIGHT II:3.