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BOOKS: 1845 Brown's Portrait Gallery of American.., William H. Brown. Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens, with Biographical Sketches and Fac-similes of Original Letters. Kellogg, Hartford. 1845. Hardcover. 12 1/2 x 17 inches. 111 pages of text plus 27 silhouettes against tinted, engraved backgrounds, and a lithographed facsimile of each man's writing. Original binding with newer corners. The portraits include Washington, Adams, Harrison, Van Buren, Henry Clay, Thomas Hart Benton, Daniel Webster and more.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety

Notes/Literature: The late Charles E. Sigety was a renowned collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. A selection of his collection was sold at Christie's New York in 2016

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Good, with cover worn and stained, some silhouettes and tissue overlays lightly to moderately foxed, text moderately foxed, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling

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$500.00

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  • 25%

BOOKS: 1845 Brown's Portrait Gallery of American..

Auction ended on Thu, Mar 15, 2018
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