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Large and Varied Lot of Books, Manuscripts and Paper Ephemera

Auction:
2521M
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$22,515$19,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2521M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2010 2:00PM

Description:

Large and Varied Lot of Books, Manuscripts and Paper Ephemera, from the Estate of Nino Scotti, prominent auctioneer in Rhode Island, including architectural folios, a large group of Oliver Wendell Holmes first editions, Edith Wharton first editions, approximately 100 decorative binding, large collection of titles related to Rhode Island history, architecture and other, large collection of titles related to Massachusetts history and localities; 18th-20th century titles, some first editions, a collection of Rhode Island genealogical material, family correspondence, business paper, commercial broadsides and trade paper (18th-19th century); titles include natural history, fiction, non-fiction and fine press material; a group of whaling and maritime related titles; prints, drawings and other. A very interesting group that needs to be seen.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Rhode Island, Edith Wharton, Nino Scotti, Oliver Wendell Holmes, prominent auctioneer, Massachusetts, Broadside, Folio

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