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[Attorney General] 2 Titles (3 Vols). ++ Louis Agassiz. Contributions To The Natural History Of The United States Of America. 2 Vols only: First Monograph, Vols I-II. Bos: Little, Brown and Company, 1857. Vol II: 34 plates (27 plus 7 number duplications). Vol I issued without plates. 4to. Orig cloth. Both vols signed on ffep by E. R. Hoar [Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, US Attorney General under Pres. Ulysses S. Grant]. Both have pencil inscription by Sherman Hoar, Ebenezer Hoar’s great grandson. The Sherman Hoar inscription in Vol I reads: “Property Of Sherman Hoar… Given to me by Father because/ 1. I am interested in nature/ 2. I carried his law books to the attic for him…” ++ William Swinton. A Complete Course In Geography: Physical, Industrial, And Political… NY/Chi: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, and Company, 1875. 24 maps in printed color. 4to. ¼ leather and printed boards. Ownership signature on flyleaf: “Sherman Hoar, Concord, Mass, September 8th 1876.” All externally worn, good.

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3 Vols incl: Agassiz, 2 Vols, signed by E. R. Hoar

Estimate $120 - $220Mar 22, 2018
360 S. Washington St.
Falls Church, VA 22046
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