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Scrapbook (1828)

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2526B
Lot:
608
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Scrapbook (1828), First page signed J. Easten. A collection of pencil sketches, gouache paintings, engravings, drawings, and manuscript poems and short stories, 432 pp.; all poems and stories are copied by hand; the text leaves are colored paper; some of the original artwork has been drawn directly onto the text leaves, others are mounted, as are all of the engravings; all contents perfectly preserved in full burgundy gold-tooled morocco closed with a silver clasp, housed in a tattered slipcase.
Estimate $600-900

Keywords

silver metal clasp, Embossing, Gum arabic, Watercolor painting

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