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Sold to the Lady in the Green Hat; America's First Woman Auctioneer
Sold to the Lady in the Green Hat America's First Woman Auctioneer Author:Emma Bailey Have you ever attended a bang-up country auction? Even if you haven't you can hardly resist entering the bidding as Mrs. Bailey places a locked trunk on the block. Does it contain things of great value or is it filled with just plain junk? — Emma Bailey needed spirit and character to enter a field long dominated by men. Fortunately she had the ... more »faith and active support of her husband and two daughters. So nothing stopped her - shady competition, social criticism or lack of funds.
Her account of her adventures is most intriguing. In addition Mrs. Bailey shows you what to look for in furniture, glassware and other desirable items, how to bid like a professional and ways to outwit sharp traders. She tells her story with high good humor.« less