Lot 10 of 395:
Volume from the Library of Millard Fillmore  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Vestiges of the Spirit-History of Man - Millard Fillmore's Copy

Author:
Dunlap, S.F.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
D. Appleton

Date:
1858

Description:

viii, 404 pp. (8vo) original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Millard Fillmore's copy with his signature on the front paste-down endpaper “Millard Fillmore July 6, 1859 $5.25”. On the title page Fillmore has penned the book’s location on his library shelf  “G-3.”  Pencil notations in Fillmore's hand in the margins: “Domestic gods” (p5), “Spirits of the defeated” (p7), drawn hand pointing to “Ariel” which he’s underlined (p109), hand pointing to reference to Zoroastrian religion about the third night after death writing “Why the 3d?” (p216), with bracketed paragraphs on many pages discussing different religions. Fillmore was a Unitarian.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to binding, page block split in two between pages 208 and 209, a few pages loose; good.


 
Item number:
237694
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