Lot 172 of 222:
3 Items of Americana  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Negro's Visit to the Cottage. Perpetual War, The Policy of Mr. Madison. Personal Narratives of the Civil War by C. E. Dornbusch
Author:
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Various publishers
Date:
1812-1961
Description:

Three items of Americana. Includes:

  • London. Ca. 1816. Printed and Sold by J. Evans & Son. English chapbook. 12mo (19cm). 8 pages. Wraps with title and vignette on page 1. Small pin holes on left edge where pamphlet was once stitched. Light wear. Old ink name written on title page. Scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies in U.S. libraries and 1 in Wales (as of 3/2014).
  • Boston. Printed by Chester Stebbins. 1812. Octavo. Stitched wraps with title printed on page 1.  Ex-library with faded "Library of University of Vermont" stamp upper left corner of title page. Light toning and a few scattered spots. Untrimmed edges. Pages 105 to 118 have a large slanted chip upper edge. No loss of printed content. Old period ink signature top of title page. Howes L 533; Sabin 42456
  • New York. 1961. The New York Public Library. Octavos. Seven books: 46pp; 73pp; 107pp; 71pp; 88pp; 93pp; 45pp. Light blue softcovers with titles printed on front covers and spines. Content covers Union States Regimentals and Narratives. Very light shelf wear. Previous owner stamp upper right corner of title pages.

Donated by David Hamilton, Stone Mountain, GA.

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Condition:
Condition as noted in description.
 
Item number:
244221
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