Item #9462 The Olivia Letters: Being Some History of Washington City for Forty Years as Told by the Letters of a Newspaper Correspondent. Emily Edson Briggs.

The Olivia Letters: Being Some History of Washington City for Forty Years as Told by the Letters of a Newspaper Correspondent

New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1906. Very Good +. Item #9462

New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1906. First Edition. Octavo. 445 pp. Black and white frontis portrait with tissue guard. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt.

Boards gently rubbed at extremities and gilt lettering heavily rubbed. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

A collection of columns written by one of the first women reporters to receive access to the congressional press galleries. Briggs covered her beat often from a social angle and prioritized issues specifically of interest to women readers including the 19th Amendment.

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Price: $75.00