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3626T Marlborough
May 13, 2021 12:00 PM - May 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Four Batchelder Guest Books and a Birthday Book, 1881-1928.

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


Four Batchelder Guest Books and a Birthday Book, 1881-1928. The guest books signed by a multitude of Batchelder, Stone, and Haskin family members and numerous other guests, dates spanning 1881-1888 include guests staying at Batchelder cottage at Tiverton, Rhode Island; dates spanning 1902-1928 include guests staying at the Batchelder cottage at Lake Wentworth, East Wolfeboro, New Hampshire; the earliest guest book (1881-1905) includes images of both cottages and surrounding landscape; lot also includes a George Eliot Birthday Book published in 1882 belonging to Laura P. Stone that includes signatures of numerous Stone family members and acquaintances.

Provenance: The Charles Foster Batchelder III estate, upstate New York, formerly of Natick, Massachusetts.
Estimate $250-500

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Charles Foster, George Eliot Birthday Book, Laura P. Stone, Haskin, East Wolfeboro, Natick, Tiverton