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American Books and Pamphlets, Seven 19th Century Examples, One Early 20th Century.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

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American Books and Pamphlets, Seven 19th Century Examples, One Early 20th Century. Including: Our Young Folks. An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1870, octavo, volume VI, all twelve issues for 1870, January-December, with a general title page, edited by J.T. Trowbridge and Lucy Larcom, bound in contemporary half leather; The Galaxy of Wit: or Laughing Philosopher; being a Collection of Choice Anecdotes, Many of Which Originated in or about "The Literary Emporium." Embellished with several Engravings, Boston: J. Reed, 1826, 12mo, two volumes bound as one, in original boards, edges untrimmed, an illustrated joke book; Constitution of the United States of America, Boston: Bradley, Dayton & Co., [mid-19th century], pocket edition in contemporary cloth, water-stained; [and the following small format pamphlets]: Brief Historical Sketch of the Life and Sufferings of Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid, Portland: Printed by David Tucker, 1857, in original printed paper wrappers and portrait preceding title; Life in the Nursery. The Beautiful Book, Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, [mid-19th century], in publisher's printed pictorial wrappers, single signature of twelve leaves, printed on one side only, with hand-colored illustrations; Destruction of Pompeii: the Fate of Guilt, and Triumph of Innocence, Boston: Wright's Steam Power Press, [1846], printed illustrated paper front cover present, back cover lacking, illustrated; Margery Daw's Home Confectionery. Fifty Recipes for 25 cents, Auburn, New York: Published by Lucy W. Bostwick, 1883, in paper wrappers, interleaved with ruled pages for notes, with some notes added; [and] Arthur Delroy's Exposure of Fakery. The Psychic in a Nutshell, New York: Delroy, [1914], illustrated red paper wrappers, the textblock stapled. (8)
Estimate $200-300


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Dayton & Co., David Tucker, Leonard Trask, Lucy W. Bostwick, Margery Daw, Arthur Delroy, J.T. Trowbridge, United States, Auburn, Philadelphia, Portland, American writers, Book formats, Collecting, Hobbies, Lucy Larcom, Octavo, Pamphlet, Wrapper

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