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Lot 1369
Lot of thirty-five historical reference, historical memoir, and letter compilation books, to include: Palfrey, John Gorham, "History of New England During the Stuart Dynasty," Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1877-1882, illustrated by maps and plates, First edition, 4 volumes, original cloth; Hunter, John D., "Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America," London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823, First English, simultaneous with American edition, original paper backed boards, printed paper spine label, untrimmed copy, owner's signature dated 1855; Barneby, W. Henry, "Life and Labor in the Far, Far West," London: Cassell & Co., Ltd, 1884, illustrated by lithograph fold-out map, First edition, red silk, gilt print spine, speckled edges; Swett, Lucia Gray, "John Ruskin's Letters to Francesca and Memoirs of the Alexanders," Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1931, illustrated by reproductions of paintings and drawings by Francesca and Ruskin, included are two holograph letters from Constance Alexander to a friend; Boulainvilliers, Henri, Comte de, "Memoires Presentes a Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans," Hague & Amsterdam, 1727, First edition, original polished calf with raised bands and gilt designs in the compartments, marbled end papers and page edges,2 volumes in one. Provenance: From a Massachusetts estate.

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35 Historical Books

Estimate $600 - $900Aug 14, 2016
Beverly, MA, USA