A Palace-Prison; Or, the Past and the Present.
Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" / No Jacket. Item #00530287
Exceptionally rare anonymous first edition. Fictionalized account of what is represented as the true story of a young woman involuntarily committed to an insane asylum. Original dark mustard cloth stamped in gilt and black, gray endpaper ads (some rubbing to cloth; binding shaken; several leaves have light pencil marking to margins; minor foxing and a few stains; marginal tear to endpaper and one leaf of text; erasure to upper right corner of title).
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