11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910), Presentation copy

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910), Presentation copy, Army Sanitary Administration and its Reform under the Late Lord Herbert, London: McCorquodale & Co., [1862], first edition, original printed wraps with colored frontis, signed, dated November 5, 1867, and extensively inscribed to Manockjee Cursetjee, "This account of the too short administration of her great minister and friend, Lord Herbert, under whom she worked for 5 years, up to his death, August 2, 1861...," 8vo, (spine rubbed, minor chipping, good overall).

Estimate $1,500-2,000


Army Sanitary Administration, Herbert, Sanitary Administration, McCorquodale & Co., great minister, London