One of 100 Copies Only - Signed[Slavery:] Bullitt (Thos. W.)...

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One of 100 Copies Only - Signed

[Slavery:] Bullitt (Thos. W.) My Life at Oxmoor, Life on a Farm in Kentucky before the War. Roy 8vo Louisville, Kentucky, 1911.  Privately Printed No. 86 of 100 Copies Only. With lenghty inscription to Anne Moen Bullitt, relating to her forebears by Wm. Marshal Bullitt, dated Dec. 25th, 1934. Port. frontis & other illus. uncut, orig. blue cloth. V. good.

* Anne Bullitt, the recipient of this volume, was the daughter of Wm. Bullitt, first American Ambassador to Russia, and also to France and personal friend of President F. D. Roosevelt. She lived for a time at Palmerstown House, Co. Kildare. Their Estate at Oxmoor was one of the earliest in America to utilise slave labour.

* See Biographical Note before Lot 153.

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