Lot 363 of 455:
Bibliotheca Americana 1862  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
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$200 - $300

Title:
Historical Nuggets: Bibliotheca Americana or a Descriptive Copy of My Collection of Rare Books Relating to America
Author:
Stevens, Henry
Place:
London
Publisher:
Whittingham and Wilkins
Date:
1862
Description:

2 volumes. (12mo), original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spines. First Edition.

Stevens (1819-86) was a celebrated Americana specialist bookseller from Vermont who spent most of his career in London. The volumes detail nearly 3,000 rare Americana titles. Scarce. 

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Condition:
General light wear to cloth with some rubbing to extremities, darkening to spines; interiors with mild toning; very good.
 
Item number:
309247
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