New York: George H. Doran Company, . New York: George H. Doran Company, . Two parts in one. 8vo. 344 pp. FIRST EDITION. With 12 tipped-in plates. Original red cloth, with small publisher’s logo in blind; a very nice uncut copy with a beautiful woodcut bookplate of Hester Parks. Item #12085
First edition. In the first work, Collins strives to define biography and autobiography for the reader. In the second, Collins looks at and discusses biographies written about a broad range of people, including writers and poets, warriors, editors, clergymen, doctors, artists and musicians, actors, educators, statesmen and “the ladies.”.