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Moreau New York Engravings

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Estimate $1,500 - $3,000
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MOREAU, Charles C. Davis (1830-1909).Broadway - The New York City Hall - Trinity Parish - The Bowery. New York: 1893. Price: $6,000.12" x 9 6/8". Comparable: Mid Hudson Auction Galeries, 2014 -$375.Folio. Extra-illustrated throughout with engravings collected and arranged by Charles C. Moreau and laid-in to heavier stock. Original half crimson morocco gilt. Provenance: Bookplate of Charles C. Moreau on the front paste-down. "There are men whose indefatigable energy and endurance seem to be eternal." (Tredwell) Unique edition, extra-illustrated by Charles C. Moreau. Moreau was well-known to bibliophiles of the late 19th-century. During his life-time he extra-illustrated hundreds if not thousands of books with prints, ephemera and autograph letters, extending them to many times their original volume. Tredwell. A Monograph on Privately Printed Book. 1892, page 232.
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