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May 13, 2021 12:00 PM - May 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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The Monument to Robert Gould Shaw, Its Inception, Completion and Unveiling, 1865-1897

$375$300
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

The Monument to Robert Gould Shaw, Its Inception, Completion and Unveiling, 1865-1897. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1897. First edition, octavo, in publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering, (wear and losses to corners, hinge cracking), 10 1/8 x 7 3/4 in.

Provenance: The Charles Foster Batchelder III estate, upstate New York, formerly of Natick, Massachusetts.

Note: Likely belonged to Dr. Lincoln Ripley Stone, Surgeon of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and relative of the Batchelder family. Robert Gould Shaw was the Colonel of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, an all-black Union regiment.
Estimate $200-250


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Keywords

Charles Foster, Lincoln Ripley Stone, Natick