Memoirs of the Mother and Wife of Washington


Early biography of Mary and Martha Washington, mother and wife to to first President George Washington. Red cloth cover with gold lettering on the spine.  4.5" X 6.5" with 190 total pages.  Frontispiece engraving of Martha Washington by Rice & Buttre from an earlier photograph; with original protective onion-skin overlay completely intact.  Boards are worn at edges, as well as spine ends.  Foxing and a few crumple/wrinkled pages. Fair overall. Hinges are tight.



  • Memoirs of the Mother and Wife of Washington
  • Margaret C. Conkling
  • Derby, Miller, & Company, 1850