The Lady of the House: The Autobiography of Sally Stanford Hardcover HC w/ Dust Jacket DJ 1966 Famous Madam


Title: The Lady of the House: The Autobiography of Sally Stanford

Author: Sally Stanford

Description: Book has very light wear to head and tail of spine; previous owner's name on ffep; pages are clean and binding is tight. Slightly cocked. Dust jacket has rubbing along the fore edges as well as a bit of rubbing along the spine edges; a bit of wear to head and tail of spine with tiny chip at upper front spine-corner; light rubbing to surfaces of panels; no price listed on dj. DJ has been placed in an archival mylar sleeve. Stated fifth impression, 1966.

Stanford (1903-1982) was a well known madam who presided over her famous house of please in San Francisco and later the mayor of Sausalito. Here she tells of her life, her times, the great and near-great she has known, about San Francisco in the wide-open days before the war, about her numerous tussles with the law, about her retirement and her famous Valhalla Restaurant, and about her historic campaign for councilman in Sausalito, California.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

Place: New York

Year: 1966

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches.

Pages: 255 pages.

Keywords: Prostitution, bordello, whore house, California, San Francisco, Sausalito

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