Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
October 30, 2005 11:00 AMCalender

(Autograph Album, 19th century)

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2300Location: BostonDate / Time: October 30, 2005 11:00AM


(Autograph Album, 19th century), Fine bound autograph album compiled by Alfred A. Post, including Abraham Lincoln inscribed at foot edge "written at Washington, D.C. Aug. 17th, 1863"; Ulysses S. Grant, February 23rd 1869; Andrew Johnson, March 3rd, 1869; Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Berlin, 1859; Martin Van Buren, 1862; Henry Ward Beecher; Charles Sumner, with extensive inscription, February 8th, 1860; William Cullen Bryant, July 12th, 1860, with inscription; John C. Fremont; Oliver Wendell Holmes, February 14th, 1866, with poetical inscription; Elizabeth Cady Stanton, August 12, 1872, quoting Tennyson; Winfield Scott Hancock; James Buchanan, April 23rd, 1860; William Seward, with extensive inscription; Fitz John Porter; James Russell Lowell; Samuel L. Clemens, inscribed and also signed Mark Twain; Samuel Smith, with stanzas to "America"; with other figures and several drawings; bound in brass studded oak and leather binding, (excellent overall).
Estimate $10,000-12,000


Henry Ward Beecher, Jacob Grimm, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, John C. Fremont, Martin Van Buren, Ulysses S. Grant, Wilhelm Grimm, William Cullen Bryant, William Seward, Wendell Holmes, Samuel L. Clemens, Samuel Smith, Scott Hancock, John Porter, Mark Twain, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, James Buchanan, James Russell Lowell