A Year of Consolation. BUTLER Mrs, Late Fanny Kemble.

A Year of Consolation

New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1847. First American Edition. Following the author's separation from her American husband and daughter, the English actress Fanny Kemble spent a year in Italy after which she published this, her diary, in order to raise badly-needed money. Two volumes in one; 12mo (19cm.); publisher's peach wrappers printed in double rule; [6],136,171pp. Lacking rear wrapper, extremities rather worn with small losses at spine ends and curling at corners, contemporary ownership signature to upper cover, textblock a bit foxed, else a Good or better copy of the uncommon wrappered issue.

Price: $150.00

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