11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00AMCalender

Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Autograph Album, 1860s-1880s. Octavo, printed by Lippincott in Philadelphia, containing autographs, signed cards, clipped signatures, and a few letters, approximately 100 in total, including: John Greenleaf Whittier, Schuyler Colfax, Samuel F.B. Morse, Robert E. Lee, P.T. Barnum, Horace Greeley, Oliver Wendell Holmes, William Cullen Bryant, Charles Sumner, Bronson Alcott, Thomas Nast (with a drawing), and many others, full original morocco, ex libris Harlan G. Mendenhall, a clergyman and journalist who worked for a time at the Springfield Republican newspaper in Massachusetts; sewing perished, boards detached, 7 1/2 x 5 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

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lippincott, Robert E. Lee, Horace Greeley, Oliver Wendell Holmes, William Cullen Bryant, Thomas Nast, Bronson Alcott, Harlan G. Mendenhall, Samuel F.B. Morse, Philadelphia