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Lot 5344

$90

Title: Yachts and Yachting, Being a Treatise on Building, Sparring, Canvassing, Sailing and the General Management of Yachts, with Remarks on Storms, Tides, &c, &c.
Author:
Publisher: Hunt & Co.
City: London
Year: 1873
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: viii/391 plus 9 pages of advertisements
Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blue cloth over beveled boards with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial design showing sailor at helm to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear with rubbing to covers and minor loss of material at corners. Rear spine cover displays narrow cracking. Binding is sound. Previous owners' names appear in top margin of front flyleaf and stamped in upper right corner of title page, first page of preface and first page of text.Title page shows soiling, as does, to a far lesser extent, page 11. A small number of pages have marginal markings in blue pencil or present very light foxing/soiling to margins. All 47 plates are present, including 6 fold-out plates (plates 45 through 46 are now detached). All plates are intact and without markings.
 
Lot 5345

$120

Details: This lot includes four antique chromo-lithograph children's theatre sets, which are shown in the corresponding image(s). Scenery for the following plays do not contain any characters: "Cinderella," "Don Quixote," and a collection of scenery "to suite any play." An uncut sheet for "Paul Clifford," shows characters only, with no scenery. Three of these sets were printed in London by Pollock; one is marked J. Redington but at the same address. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Most of these theater sets have been cut out, pasted onto cardboard, and played with, but he colors are still vivid and bright, and the sets show only a moderate amount of wear around the edges.
 
Lot 5346

$50

Title: Men and Times of the Revolution; or, Memoirs of Elkanah Watson, including Journals of Travels in Europe and America, from 1777 to 1849, with His Correspondence with Public Men and Reminiscences and Incidents of the Revolution
Author: Elkanah Watson
Editor: Winslow C. Watson
Publisher: Dana Estes & Company, Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1856
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 460 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce author-inscribed first edition of this work. Inscription on blank preliminary page reads "(illegible name) / from the Author / 1856."

Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped olive green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows external wear, with rubbing to covers and small tears along spine edges. Minor loss of material also visible at outside corners. Binding is sound. Antique public library bookplate appears on front pastedown. Date of Oct. 29, 1909 can be seen on blank preliminary pages. Name of library is stamped in the lower half of the page containing author's signature. No other library markings or attachments are visible. Pages display foxing.
 
Lot 5347

$110

Book Details: This lot consists of books on the history of New York state which are shown in the corresponding image(s). The titles include a volume of "Documentary History of New York, an 1850 work by then-Secretary of State E.B. Callaghan, MD, which focuses on the 17th and 18th centuries, with particular attention paid to interactions with indians or Native Americans; an antique gazetteer, a 1909 reprint of volume one of "Minutes of the Commissioners for detecting and defeating Conspiracies in the State of New York" (1778-1781); and a 1909 book on the Revolutionary War in New York . To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. The 1850 documentary history is missing its spine. Please examine the photographs carefully.
 
Lot 5348

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books shown in the corresponding image(s), all of which concern jazz, its history, musicians, composers, and discographies. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5349

$10

Title: William Frederick's (1874) Scale Journey: A Scratchbuilder's Evolutionary Development
Author: Antonio Mendez C.
Editor: Scottie Dayton
Publisher: Pier Books/Dupont Communications
City: Piermont, New York
Year: 2005
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 266 pages
Width: 9" Height: 11.5"
Book Details: The author tells his journey into scratch building when he was younger & sailing his first ship "The Rebel". From there he describes building "William Frederick" a three masted coastal schooner launched in 1874.
Condition / Notes: Book is bound in illustrated laminated boards. Volume is in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photos.

Please note that this lot contains 22 copies of THE SAME TITLE. All but one of these books are in original shrink wrap.
 
Lot 5350

$90

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique U. S. history books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Wage Workers of American and the Relation of Capital to Labor (1893) written and published by John Stolze (with the signature of Howard E. Schoener of R. D. #1 Temple PA), a first edition of "The Secret Service, the Field, the Dungeon and the Escape" (American Publishing Company, 1865) by Albert D. Richardson, and a first edition of J. Parton's "The Life and Times of Aaron Burr" (Mason Brothers, 1858). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5351

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of art and music books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "The Complete Lyrics of Lorenz Hart" (Knopf, 1986) and "Rachel Giese: The Donegal Pictures" (Wake Forest U.P., 1987).

This lot is from the personal estate library of Dan McCall (1940-2012), noted scholar and Cornell professor emeritus, author of over 20 titles, including "Jack the Bear"(1974), which was translated into a dozen languages and made into a feature Hollywood film in 1993. He was a much admired and appreciated professor of American Literature and Creative Writing at Cornell, where he taught for over forty years.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5352

$25

Book Details: This lot consists of antique and vintage books on early New York history, particularly New York City and the Hudson Valley. The books are shown in the corresponding image(s). The titles include "Chronicles of the Hudson: Three Centuries of Traveler's Accounts (1971);, "Sunshine and Shadow in New York [City]" (1869), "The Goede Vrouw of Mana-ha-ta," (1898) by Mrs. John King van Rensselaer, and others. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: These books are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. Please examine the photographs carefully.
 
Lot 5353

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique German children's books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles present in this small collection are "Der Kinderfreund: Neue Erzahlungen fur die Jugend. Erster Band." (Verlag von Carl Hirsch, n.d.) and "Die Flucht des Camisarden: Eine Erzahlung fur Christenkinder" (Verlag von Carl Hirsch, n.d.) by Chr. G. Barth. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5354

$45

Title: Our Country: A Household History of the United States for All Readers, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time
Author: Benson J. Lossing
Publisher: Johnson & Bailey
City: New York
Year: c1893
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: Yes
Pagination: 2020 pages
Width: 8" Height: 10.25"
Book Details: "The Columbus Anniversary Edition, 1492-1892"
Condition / Notes: Antique set bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate pictorial designs to covers. Books show external wear, with mild rubbing and very minor loss of material at edges and corners of boards. Tightly-bound volumes have marbled endpapers and edges. About a dozen pages in third volume have what appear to be wax stains at mid-section. Pages otherwise present only scattered marginal spotting. Lavishly illustrated by Felix O. C. Darley.

Supplement includes Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, Washington's Farewell Address, and Reference Tables comprising lists of Presidents and Cabinet Officers from 1789 to 1893.
 
Lot 5355

$55

Book Details: This lot includes the group of estate books and ephemera shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the items in this collection are a limited edition "Of Red Dorkings: England's Oldest Fowl" from 1912 (82 of 100 copies), a limited edition of Barry Schwabsky's "The New Lessons" (Tamarisk Press, 1979), "A Picture Book of Bookbindings. Part I: Before 1550. / Part II: 1550-1800" (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1927), first day covers for Operation Desert Storm, an illustrated booklet entitled "Dedication of 3rd Infantry Division Memorial at Chateau-Thierry" (1961), a first printing of Toni Morrison's "Beloved" (Knopf, 1987), book auction catalogues and printed material relating to rare books. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books and ephemera in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5356

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of books on Chinese history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "A History of China" (University of California Press, 1950) by Wolfram Eberhard and "China and the Far East: Clark University Lectures" (Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1910) edited by George H. Blakeslee. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5357

$110

Title: Chorus poetarum classicorum duplex, sacrorum et profanorum lustratus illustratus. Adjectis poŽtis octodecim cum sacris tum prophanis, Manilio, Columella, BoŽtio, Sereno Sammonico, Rhemmio, Mario Victore, S. Paulino, Sedulio, Aratore, Prospero Aquitanico, Ennodio, Idylliis, Cypriani, Lactancii, Hilarii, Dracontii, fragmentisque Senecae & Petronii. Auctus musaeo, rhetorico & poŽtico in omnes PoŽtas, Kalendario item pontificio & rustico Romanorum cum notis, in Fastos Ovid. Et Membranulis aliquot. Accessit postremum index ritualis, moralis philologicus, ad omnes disciplinas aptissimus.
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Alexandre Fichet
Publisher: Louis Muguet
City: Lyon
Year: 1616
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated text plus 526 pages of index
Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75"
Condition / Notes: Antique rebacked volume is bound in full leather, with raised bands. Book shows significant wear, with large tear to along middle of spine from bottom edge to mid-section. Covers show soiling and minor loss of material. Text block, still attached to binding, is divided in two parts between columns 1724 and 1725. Title page displays various annotations in ink. Note in ink appears on verso. Pages show occasional light foxing. Text is presented in double columns, with a total of 3, 291 columns, each numbered individually. Illustrated with vignettes and decorated initial letters.
 
Lot 5358

$25

Book Details: This lot includes the group of decorative antique poetry books shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "A Few More Verses" by Susan Coolidge (Little, Brown and Company, 1907) and "The Maple Dell of '76" (Lippincott & Co., 1880) by Mrs. O. A. Powers. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5359

$70

Title: The Upper Ten Thousand: Sketches of American Society
Author:
Publisher: Stringer & Townsend
City: New York
Year: 1852
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 274 pages plus 14 unnumbered pages of advertisements
Width: 5" Height: 7.75"
Condition / Notes: This is a second, revised edition of this work.

Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Book shows mild shelfwear, with minor chipping at ends and edges of spine and lightly bumped corners with minor loss of material . Binding is firm. Interior displays occasional light foxing. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece, illustrated half title page and plates
 
Lot 5360

$35

Title: The Sexagenary: or, Remiscences of the American Revolution
Author: uncredited author
Editor: S. De Witt Bloodgood
Publisher: J. Munsell
City: Albany
Year: 1866
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 234 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in quarter cloth over green paper-covered boards. Book shows external wear, with detached paper spine label now laid in. Covers show light soiling. Binding is tight. Three pages show light smudging to bottom margin. Lightly age-toned pages are otherwise clean and without markings. Illustrated with tissue-guarded plates.
 
Lot 5361

$15

Book Details: This lot includes the group of author-signed literary titles by female authors shown in the corresponding image(s). All but one of this titles (Rebecca Barry's "Later, at the Bar") are first printings. All are inscribed to Dan McCall. Among the titles in this collection are Catherine Chung's "Forgotten Country" (Riverhead Books, 2012) and Nina Revoya's "The Necessary Hunger" (Simon & Schuster, 1997).

This lot is from the personal estate library of Dan McCall (1940-2012), noted scholar and Cornell professor emeritus, author of over 20 titles, including "Jack the Bear"(1974), which was translated into a dozen languages and made into a feature Hollywood film in 1993. He was a much admired and appreciated professor of American Literature and Creative Writing at Cornell, where he taught for over forty years.

Condition / Notes: As with all the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5362

$90

Details: This lot includes the group of ephemera shown in the corresponding image. Among the items in this collection are To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
 
Lot 5363

$20

Title: Ramesside Administrative Documents
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Sir Alan Gardiner
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
City: Oxford
Year: 1948
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: xxiv/(numb. 1-83 bis plus 18)
Width: 9" Height: 11"
Book Details: "The primary intention was to make accessible a number of documents which might throw light upon the subject of the great Wilbour papyrus, in course of publication by me on behalf of the Brooklyn Museum; some of these documents are translated in my article "Ramsside Texts relating to the Taxation and Transport of Corn" (JEA XXVII, 19ff.), while renderings of others will be found in my commentary on the said papyrus." (Author's preface)
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in blue cloth with stamped gilt lettering to spine and front cover. This ex-library book shows light shelfwear and bears the customary library markings and attachments. Otherwise interior is clean and without markings.
 
Lot 5364

$90

Details: This lot includes the group of antique European photographs shown in the corresponding image. Among the items in this collection are images of such landmarks as the Place Vendome in Paris, the "Altmarkt" in Dresden, Rheinstein Castle near Mainz, and the statue of Frederick the Great on Unter den Linden in Berlin. A number of photographs offer views of cities that have since undergone drastic change, such as those of Dresden and Mainz. There are also exteriors and interiors of palaces, hotels and city buildings. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Photographs display light waviness and may show occasional chipping at edges. Images are clear and without markings. Photograph offering image of Dresden shows light soiling.
 
Lot 5365

$150

Title: The Inanimate Tragedy
Author: Edward Gorey - Edward St. John Gorey was an American writer and artist noted for his macabre illustrated books.
Publisher: The Fantod Press
City: New York
Year: 1966
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 30 unnumbered pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 4.5"
Condition / Notes: Small stapled volume is bound in original pale blue printed wrappers. Previous owner's name is stamped to upper outside corner of verso of front cover. Book is otherwise in excellent condition.
 
Lot 5366

$20

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on missionary history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are A. J. Gordon's "The Holy Spirit in Missions" (Fleming H. Revell Company, 1893) and David Downie's "The Lone Star: A History of the Telugu Mission of the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society" (American Baptist Publications Society, 1924). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5367

$30

Details: This lot includes the group of original colored lithographs of engravings shown in the corresponding image. All these pieces are illustrations from the periodical Harper's Weekly. They offer scenes from American history and life in the nineteenth century. Among the images present in this collection are the assassination of President Garfield in 1881, the American Flint Glass Works in South Boston, a whaling station in California, a rifle match, a view of Harper's Ferry, and scenes at and around the Island of Tybee, Georgia. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Professionally matted engravings are well preserved in shrinkwrap. Colors are quite vivid. The four largest pieces measure approximately 20" x 15.5", two others 14" x 16.25" and the smallest 14.25" x 15".
 
Lot 5368

$30

Details: This lot includes the items shown in the corresponding image(s). Included are a 4" sq. incised resin panel with Egyptian motifs, a 5" x 7" antique frame with an embossed print of Johann Gutenberg, a 1-3/4" x 3-1/4" antique bronze decorative piece with two symmetrical birds, and 3" long Baccarat crystal pendant signed by Andree Putnam. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: The Egyptian plague is in excellent condition. The bronze birds show a nice patina consistent with age. The frame with the Gutenberg print is missing a piece off its left side, which is not visible when viewed straight on. The Baccarat pendant is attached to a black velvet ribbon and comes in a signed red cotton pouch, which is in its original box with documentation. All components are in excellent condition.
 
Lot 5369

$100

Details: This lot consists of about 200 Victorian chromo-lithograph trade cards and advertising material. About 95 of them have been blued to album pages (see photos). Also included in this lot is an 1887 Queen's Jubilee souvenir booklet.
Condition / Notes: These items are in generally good condition with clear, bright colors, and moderate wear along the edges, typically found in paper goods of their age.
 
Lot 5370

$120

Title: Atlas of Madison County, New York. From Actual Surveys by and under the Direction of D. G. Beers
Author: D. G. Beers
Publisher: Pomeroy, Whitman & Co.
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1875
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 14.25" Height: 17"
Condition / Notes: Antique folio is bound in leather-backed blind-stamped brown cloth boards. Book shows significant wear, with detached, heavily soiled boards. Endpapers, blank preliminary pages, title page, index, page containing table of distances also display soiling. Faint water staining appears at margins of map sheets. Initial double-page map containing plan of the state of New York has detaching initial half (numbered as map 10). Bright full- and double-page color maps are largely, with the exception of marginal stains referenced above, without markings.
 
Lot 5372

$60

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on American Revolutionary history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are John S. Jenkins' "The Lives of Distinguished American Generals in the Last War with Great Britain" (Derby and Miller, 1850), volume I of Charles Botta's "History of the War of the Independence of the United States of America" (1838) and Benson J. Lossing's "Seventeen Hundred and Seventy-Six or the War of Independence: A History of the Anglo-Americans" (Edward Walker, 1847). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 5373

$25

Details: This numismatic lot includes numerous pieces of antique and vintage currency, both coins and bills, from ten different nations: Belgium, Colombia, France, Holland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxemburg, and Portugal. There are a few older pieces (e.g., a silver groschen and a five centimes piece, both from 1855), but most items date from the mid-20th c. Other numismatic lots are also listed in this auction.

Condition / Notes: This currency is ungraded, and some of the older pieces show considerable wear. Please examine the photos carefully.
 
Lot 5374

$25

Details: This lot includes the group of original colored lithographs of engravings shown in the corresponding image. All these pieces are illustrations from the periodical Harper's Weekly. They offer scenes from American history and life in the nineteenth century, with images of the great fire of Cincinnati of 1866, the trial of Jeff Davis in 1867, young men playing polo on roller skates at Newport, and fur traders on the Missouri attacked by Indians. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: Professionally matted engravings are well preserved in shrinkwrap. Colors are quite vivid. The four largest pieces measure approximately 20" x 15.5", two others 14" x 16.25" and the smallest 14.25" x 15".
 
Lot 5375

$700

Title: Histoire des troubles de l'Amerique anglaise, ecrite sur les memoires les plus authentiques; dediee a sa Majeste tres-chretienne
Author: Francois Soules
Publisher: Buisoon, Libraire
City: Paris
Year: 1787
Printing Information: Second Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 4 Complete: Yes
Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a rare well-preserved second, enlarged edition of this 18th-century historical work covering the period of American history from 1768-1787 and the signing of the Paris peace treaty that ended the American Revolutionary War.

Antique set is bound in full leather, with gilt decorative designs and gilt-lettered and numbered labels. Books show mild external wear. Tightly-bound volumes have marbled endpapers and edges tinted red. Pages display quite sporadic foxing. Third volume has worm hole marks to upper half of text block that only marginally/slightly affect text. Final volume has all three fold-out engraved maps (with two on blue paper) plus a two-page errata section.
 
Lot 5376

$45

Title: Traite de l'orthographie francoise, en forme de dictionnaire, enrichi de notes critiques et de remarques sur l'etymologie & la prononciation des mots, le genre des noms, la conjugaison des verbes irreguliers, & les variations des auteurs
Author: Charles Leroy, Pierre Restaut
Publisher: J. Felix Faulcon, Imprimeur de Monseigneur l'Eveque, du Clerge & de l'Universite
City: Poitiers
Year: 1752
Printing Information: Other - see description
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: lxx/694 pages plus 2 pages of "approbation"
Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce fourth edition of this reference work by Charles Leroy, considerably enlarged, reviews and corrected by P. Restaut.

Antique volume is bound in full leather, with gilt lettering and ornamental design to spine. Book shows external wear, with rubbing and soiling to covers. Minor loss of material is visible at lower outside corners. Binding is detaching at front hinge. Pages with red edges are clean and without markings. Illustrated with vignettes.
 
Lot 5377

$80

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique books on the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are "History and Evidence of the Passage of Abraham Lincoln, from Harrisburg, Pa., to Washington, D.C., on the 22d and 23d of February, 1861" (later reprint of 1868 edition with tipped-in paper slip at front stating "Compliments of Robt. A. Pinkerton, Wm. A. Pinkerton) and "The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865" (P. F. Collier, Publisher, 1889), collected and arranged by Frank Moore. To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws. It should be noted that "History and Evidence of the Passage of Abraham Lincoln" shows significant external wear and front cover and preliminary pages are detached.
 
Lot 5378

$40

Title: The Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution in Two Parts including the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. Two Hundred and Forty Three of the Sages and Heroes Are Presented in Due Form and Many Others Are Named Incidentally
Author: L Carroll Judson
Publisher: Published by the author
City: Philadelphia
Year: 1852
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 480 pages
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in red cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate ornamental designs. Book shows mild external wear, with minor loss of material to outside corners. Binding is tight. Gilt-edged pages display occasional light foxing. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of John Adams and other plates. Contains creased fold-out facsimile sheet with signatures of signers of Declaration of Independence.
 
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