MEMORIES OF OLD FRIENDS: Being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick Cornwall, From 1835 to 1871.
Edition: First US printing.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1872. Hardcover first edition - Caroline Fox, the daughter of Robert Were Fox an inventor known for his researches on the temperature and magnetic conditions of the earth, was herself known for her friendship and letters to those in the literary, scientific and polar exploration fields, including Thomas Carlyle, Sir John Franklin, John Stuart Mill, Wordsworth, Lady Hester Stanhope, Dr Arnold and many others. Among the topics are Clara Balfour talk on women's rights, the anti-slavery movement, Florence Nightingale and more. Index. 378 pp.
Condition: Very good+ in original olive green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Tight binding with only minor shelfwear, clean and supple pages.