THE LIBRARY OF MRS. LOUISE E. BETTENS [spine and interior title]. Self-Reliance, Initiative, Love of Work, and Concentration Help the Individual to Overcome Difficulties [preliminary title]. Presented with the compliments of Edward Detraz Bettens, 130 West 87th Street, New York, New York.

New York: Privately printed for presentation (Evening Post Job Printing Office, N.Y.), (1919). First edition (a printed list of those to whom the book is to be presented accounts for 313 copies). 4to. (6), 184 pp. Illustrated from photographs and paintings, plates; bookplate of Mrs. Louise E. Bettens on front pastedown. "Part I of the book is devoted to Mrs. Bettens (1827-1914) and her family, and to memorials established in her memory" (OCLC); Part II, pages 103-178, is a catalogue of her library. Very good. Original gilt-stamped decorated cloth (spine ends rubbed, corners bumped). (10638). Item #64209

Price: $200.00

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