1883. Item #16498
Carnegie, Andrew. An American Four-in-Hand in Britain. NY: Scribner 1883. viii, 338p + photographic frontispiece of "Our Coach." Good hardcover. Gilt-stamped pictorial brown cloth (smudged, rubbed, small spine label). Signed presentation copy to William Digby (the Liberal jouranlist?), London, June 1883. Tipped in: part of a handwriten signed luncheon invitation from Carnegie to an unidentified recipient (Digby?), closing "we are off Thursday am." Former owner's ink name at rear: John Dewitt Miller, Philadelphia. ** First trade edition of Carnegie's account of his long-dreamed-of coaching trip from Brighton to Inverness with a party of his "dearest friends."