Sale 17BP01 | Lot 9

[CLASS ALBUM] [Class Book 1865]-from spine title.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

Lot Details

Lot 9
[CLASS ALBUM] [Class Book 1865]-from spine title.
[New Haven, Conn.]: 1865. Full brown pebbled grain morocco, front cover lettered "Yale", spine in six compartments, decorated paper endpapers, all edges gilt. 12 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (33 x 32 cm); with 132 mounted oval albumen prints of the staff of the school and the graduating class, followed by 22 views of the College. Neatly rebacked retaining original spine, some minor foxing to mounts.
A very rare class album, apparently not present in the Spira Collection (now at Qatar). The student portraits are captioned in their own hands. From the spine, this was the copy of E.H. Wilson, whose portrait is contained within.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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