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18th Century Germantown Prayer Book with Fraktur Endpaper

$1,125$900
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3416T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 03, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

18th Century Germantown Prayer Book with Fraktur Endpaper, 1764, the Fraktur drawn in red and green ink lettering and floral decoration, book with early 19th century written family birth information, fraktur ht. 6 3/4, wd. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sidney Gecker.
Estimate $800-1,200

Fraktur detached from the book. The upper left edge has a strip of paper restoration and associated in-painting measuring 3/4 in high by 1/8 in. wide; the center of the left edge has a strip of paper restoration with associated in-painting measuring 2 in. high by 1/8 in wide; the lower left corner has an area of paper restoration with associated in-painting measuring 3/4 in. by 1 1/8 in wide; the right side of the top edge has a strip of paper restoration with associated in-painting measuring 2 1/8 in. long; there is a very small strip of paper repair at the bottom of the right edge measuring 3/8 in. high and about 1/16 in. wide. Paper is soiled. Scattered very short tears and loss to edge of sheet.


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Sidney Gecker