Fine Books & Manuscripts
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
November 13, 2011 11:00 AM
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM
(Autograph/Sketchbook, Salem, Massachusetts),Benson, Frank Weston (1862-1951), including a page with a pen and ink drawing of sailboats signed by Frank W. Benson and dated Jan. 9, '82, a small ink and gouache sketch of a Stowe, Vermont, vignette by George Merwanjee White (1849-1915),and numerous autographs and sketches by various Massachusetts personages, printed calf, sold together with a John Greenleaf Whittier autograph note signed Nov. 5, 1890, with holograph envelope, oblong 8vo, (spine loss, loose pages, minor scattered soiling, some loose pages).
The dimensions of the leaves are 4 7/8 x 7 5/8 inches (this includes the Benson drawing).