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Wyatt, Thomas and James Ackerman (c. 1813) Unfading Beauties; or Illustrations of Flowers and Fruit; Principally from Nature.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
430
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Wyatt, Thomas and James Ackerman (c. 1813) Unfading Beauties; or Illustrations of Flowers and Fruit; Principally from Nature. Hartford: D.W. Kellogg and Co., 1838.
Illustrated with fifteen hand-colored lithographs of flowers, fruit, and butterflies, bound in full morocco, blocked in blind with a large gilt-tooled stamp of a tulip in a vase on both covers, a.e.g.; rare, Worldcat locates five copies worldwide, the last copy offered at auction was sold in 1990; contemporary gift inscription on ffep, one short worm trail in the gutter near the end of the text, binding rubbed, 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700


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James Ackerman, Thomas Ackerman, Wyatt, D.W. Kellogg and Co.

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