Sale 17BP01 | Lot 7

[CLASS ALBUM] [Spine title] Class of 1858 Columbia College.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 7
[CLASS ALBUM] [Spine title] Class of 1858 Columbia College.
[New York]: 1858. One of about 30 copies (based on the number of portraits). Full brown pebbled grain morocco with the ticket of Forster, Job Book Binder, 142 Fulton Street, New York, both front cover and spine with the motto Foedus amicitiae tacitum mors sola movebit [roughly "Only the silence of death can disturb the bonds of friendship"]. 9 3/4 x 8 5/8 inches (25 x 22 cm); with 24 oval prints (salt or albumen) on mounts, each 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches with tissue guards. Light wear, some toning of many of the portraits, an 1858 invitation to the inauguration of new professors mounted to the pastedown. With two inscriptions opposite portraits, one of which may be the first owner, Philip P. Baxter, and a bookplate of the N. I. Bienstock Library.



Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $1,187 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $1,187 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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