New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. Hardcover. Edited by Floyd E. Risvold. Small 4to. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering and black paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. xxxii, 492pp, xvi. Illustrations. Near fine/near fine. Item #45139
Unusually bright and tight and nice first edition of this controversial, long-unpublished memoir by Mary Surratt's boarder. "Published now for the first time," boasts jacket front panel, "almost seventy-five years after the author's death, the extraordinary eyewitness account by the young friend of John Surratt...."