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Auction:
2483
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Boston and Massachusetts), Two titles in four volumes: Barry, John Stetson, The History of Massachusetts, Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1855-57, original stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering; 8vo; Drake, Samuel The History and Antiquities of Boston, Boston: Luther Stevens, 1856, contemporary half morocco, illustrated with plates, some folding, 4to, (back cover nearly detached and front and back covers with chipping, bumping and wear, first gathering nearly sprung, inner hinges weak).
Estimate $200-300

back cover nearly detached anf front and back covers with chipping, bumping and wear, first gathering nearly sprung, inner hinges weak

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Massachusetts, John Stetson, Luther Stevens, Book design, Bookbinding, Printing, Sports

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