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Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1287
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Van Rensselaer, Mrs. John King (1848-1925) Newport, Our Social Capital. Philadelphia & London: Lippincott, 1905. First edition, copy number 101 of 347, large quarto, illustrated throughout, color frontispiece by Henry Hutt, photogravures, double-tones and others, two maps in the back pocket, this copy bound in full publisher's cloth, tan spine, brown boards, tooled in gilt on front board and spine, deckle edges throughout, some spotting to tissue guard between title and frontispiece, top corner front board chipped away, 11 x 8 in.

Provenance: Antonio Ponvert Jr., First Director of the Historical and Preservation Society of Newport County.
Estimate $250-350


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lippincott, Antonio Ponvert Jr., John King, Van Rensselaer, Henry Hutt, London, Philadelphia, Book design, Book frontispiece, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Frontispiece, Graphic design, Newport, Wales, Paper art, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts

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