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Verne, Jules (1828-1905) The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century , with Autograph Letter Signed and Holograph Envelope.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
405
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$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Verne, Jules (1828-1905) The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century, with Autograph Letter Signed and Holograph Envelope. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1887.
Bound in publisher's red cloth, marginal water damage, with the letter mounted inside the front board, Amiens, France, 2 December 1890; to Percy MacKaye, thanking him for writing, 5 1/4 x 4 in., the envelope 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.

From the collection of Percy MacKaye (1875-1956), by descent to Marion MacKaye Ober.
Estimate $500-700


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Percy MacKaye, Amiens, France, Marion MacKaye

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