Lot 154 of 338:
The Poems of Ossian finely bound in vellum  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Poems of Ossian
Author:
MacPherson, James
Place:
Leipzig
Publisher:
Bernhard Tauchnitz
Date:
1847
Description:

vi, 382 pp. (8vo) 16.2x11.6 cm (6¼x4½"), full vellum stamped in gilt, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. One of 12 copies bound after a design by R.F. Macarthur.

With an inscription by partner in publishing company James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Company, Clarence W. McIlvaine "To J. Henry Harper as a souvenir of a little journey in the Highlands from Clarence W. McIlvaine". J. Henry Harper was a former partner in the New York publishing house of Harper Brothers, and a grandson of John Harper, one of its founders. Bookplate of J. Henry Harper.

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Condition:
Boards slightly bowed, light soiling; a few hints of foxing; near fine.
 
Item number:
301150
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