A woman's prospectus

Faith and works. Life and public service of James Abram Garfield by E[mma] E[lizabeth] Brown

Boston: [1881]. Broadside, approximately 12" x 9", the paper a bit toned, else very good. A woman's biography of the late President Garfield available from four different publishers, one as far west as Chicago. Prospectus touts Ms. Brown's credentials, Garfield's public service, and gives information on the styles of the book and the various prices. The publisher seeks agents for the book which has been "in preparation since the shooting" and is "ready to deliver." The incentive to agents is that this is the "grandest chance to make quick sales and handsome profits offered for years!!" Item #48371

Price: $275.00

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