Lot 101 of 515:
Yesterdays with Authors 1872 - Extra-Illustrated  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$192
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Title:
Yesterdays with Authors

Author:
Fields, James T.

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
James R. Osgood and Company

Date:
1872

Description:

Two volumes. Extra-illustrated with the insertion of 59 portraits, engravings, and facsimiles. (8vo) 19x12.5 cm (7½x5"), full blue niger morocco tooled and lettered in gilt on spine, dentelles, original cloth bound in at rear of Volume II.

James Thomas Fields was an American publisher, editor, and poet. He was a partner in the publishing company Ticknor & Fields. His chief works were the collection of sketches and essays entitled Underbrush (1877) and the chapters of reminiscence composing Yesterdays with Authors (1871), in which he recorded his personal friendship with William Wordsworth, William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville and others.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light rubbing along joints; hinges starting, mild toning to pages, else near fine.


 
Item number:
303929
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