Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 1012
Title: Phreno-Mnemotechny; Or, The Art of Memory
Author: Fauvel-Gouraud
Description: [ii], 564, [iii]-vi, 565-566 pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. (8vo) 9½x6¼, modern brown cloth with crude leather backing. First Edition. Signed twice on the front endpapers: "H. Clay, Ashland, 1849". Clay was a three time Speaker of the House of Representives and Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams.
Heading: (Clay, Henry. His Copy)
Place Published: New York
Name: Wiley and Putnam
Date: 1845


Crudely rebacked; foxing throughout; else very good.

Buyer's Premium

  • 20% up to $100,000.00
  • 15% above $100,000.00

1012: Henry Clay's Copy Phreno-Mnemotechny 1845

Estimate $200 - $300Oct 25, 2007
San Francisco, CA, USA