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Amy Batchelder's Illustrated Christmas Book, 1858.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM


Amy Batchelder's Illustrated Christmas Book, 1858. 16mo, with gilt stamped green leather boards and marbled end papers and approx. sixty leaves, the pages with carefully written verse with elaborate watercolor capital letters, marginal illustrations and elaborate watercolor illustrations at the beginning of each section, the title page reading "Amy Batchelder./Christmas./1858." in alternating black and red ink.

Provenance: The Charles Foster Batchelder III estate, upstate New York, formerly of Natick, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600

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Charles Foster, Amy Batchelder, Natick