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

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) Poems , Signed Presentation Copy.

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


Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) Poems, Signed Presentation Copy. Boston: Munroe & Co., 1847. First edition, four pages of publisher's ads dated January 1, 1847 bound before the title, inscribed by Emerson on ffep, "Elizabeth Burgess with the best wishes of R.W.E. 1 Jan. 1847" bound in publisher's boards covered in coated ivory-colored paper, with publisher's label on spine; some spotting to contents, binding worn, joints split, corners bumped, 7 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

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Munroe & Co., Elizabeth Burgess