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

Scrapbook (1828)

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


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


silver metal clasp