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Books Signed by their Authors, Translators, or Publishers, American Writers, Late 19th to Early 20th Century, Five Titles.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$49$40

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

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Books Signed by their Authors, Translators, or Publishers, American Writers, Late 19th to Early 20th Century, Five Titles. Including: Rose Hawthorne Lathrop's Along the Shore, Boston: Ticknor & Co., 1888, small quarto, publisher's greenish blue cloth blocked in gold; George R.R. Rivers's Captain Shays, a Populist of 1786, Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1897, octavo, publisher's cloth, inscribed to Harvard professor Dr. John Fiske; Richard Kendall Munkittrick's The Acrobatic Muse, Chicago: Way and Williams, 1897, octavo, publisher's green cloth, inscribed and signed on ffep; Eliza Orzesko's The Argonauts, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901, inscribed and signed by English translator Jeremiah Curtin on half-title, octavo, publisher's decorated green cloth; [and] John Sergeant Wise's Diomed, the Life, Travels, and Observations of a Dog, Boston, London, & New York: Lamson, Wolffe, and Co., 1897, octavo, inscribed by publisher Lamson on ffep, publisher's red cloth stamped in silver foil. (5)
Estimate $100-150


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Little Brown & Co., Ticknor & Co., Jeremiah Curtin, John Fiske, Charles Scribner, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, Richard Kendall Munkittrick, Eliza Orzesko, George R.R. Rivers, Chicago, London, Lamson, Octavo

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