Katharine Anthony. Catherine the Great. NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1925. An early 20th century biography. The author had access to Catherine's private memoirs. Frontispiece of Catherine (1729-1796) plus other illustrations. Index. 331 pages. Purple cloth hardcover (missing dust jacket). Former owner bookplate inside front cover, otherwise well preserved. 1 copy only.
Katharine Susan Anthony (1877–1965), was an American biographer best known for The Lambs (1945), a study of the British writers Charles and Mary Lamb. She also authored books on Queen Elizabeth, Louisa May Alcott, Mercy Otis Warren, Dolly Madison and Susan B. Anthony.