1896. Item #2729
DE KOVEN, Mrs. Reginald. GOLF AND THE NEW WOMAN. In Cosmopolitan magazine, August, 1896; on pages 352-361 in the entire magazine. Anna Farwell de Koven [1862-1953] was an American novelist, historian and socialite. The wife of famed composer Reginald de Koven and the daughter of Senator Charles B. Farwell, she and her husband gave many musical receptions while living in their home in Irving Place in New York. An amateur athlete, she wrote that "no sport is too reckless, too daring, or too strenuous for the more experienced among athletic American women." Very Good (little soil covers & few chips spine, short tears edge of covers; contents clean & tight). $20.00.