11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00AMCalender
110

(Presidents, United States of America), Extra Illustrated

$1,185$1,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

(Presidents, United States of America), Extra Illustrated, The White House Gallery of Official Portraits of the Presidents, [Washington]: Bureau of National Literature and Art, 1901, gilt stamped and lettered crushed dark brown morocco with interior green onlays and silk doublures by Harcourt Bindery, Boston, Massachusetts, number 757 from an unknown number of impressions, with the usual portraits of the Presidents through Theodore Roosevelt and with inserted folio pages to accommodate documents, and additionally a photograph of William Howard Taft, 14 by 11 1/4; a signed photogravure of Woodrow Wilson by G. Prince, New York; photograph of Warren G. Harding, 11 3/8 by 10 5/8; signed, sepia toned photograph of Calvin Coolidge, 13 1/2 by 9 5/8; signed and inscribed photograph of Herbert Hoover, 15 1/4 by 11; and a signed and inscribed conte crayon drawing of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 11 by 8 in., (additional images laid in to volume, binding excellent).
Estimate $1,800-2,500

Keywords

United States of America, The White House Gallery of Official Portraits, White House, Bureau of National Literature and Art, Massachusetts, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover