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Humphrey Phelps, publisher, (New York, Mid-19th Century) Lot of Three: Constitution of the United States, P...

Auction:
2482
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$889$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

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Humphrey Phelps, publisher, (New York, Mid-19th Century) Lot of Three: Constitution of the United States, Pictorial View of the World 1846, and The United States at One View 1776-1846.
1845, 1846, and 1845, respectively. Wood engravings with hand-coloring on paper, 28 1/4 x 21 in., in 20th c. molded wood frames with gilt liners. Condition: Toning, stains, tears, creases.
Estimate $400-600

Constitution -Toning, 3 tears u.c. 2-3 in., light creases l.l., stains from previous backing u. and l.r., moisture stains along the bottom. Pictorial View of World- toning, stains u.c., c.r., and l.c., minor creases at center; U.S. at One View- toning, stains u.l. l.l., crease lower edge.

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United States, Humphrey Phelps, Laundry

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