[CORCORAN, William Wilson (1798-1888)]. A Grandfather’s Legacy; containing a Sketch of his Life. Washington, D. C.: Henry Polkinhorn, 1879.
8vo. Contemporary half roan; half morocco slipcase.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY CORCORAN, founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C., on the dedication page. In his introduction to his grandchildren, he notes: "The most valuable bequest I can make you is a good name, and I feel assured you will cherish it, for its price is above rubies."
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