Sale 15BP01 | Lot 258

[BOOTH, JOHN WILKES] Printed pamphlet signed

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
[BOOTH, JOHN WILKES]  Printed pamphlet signed

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Lot 258
[BOOTH, JOHN WILKES] Printed pamphlet signed (J W. Booth/Phila/1858), being Wilkes personal copy of the play A Kiss in...
("J W. Booth/Phila/1858"), being Wilkes personal copy of the play A Kiss in the Dark by John Baldwin Buckstone, published New York: William Taylor n.d. [c.1855-1858?]. Wallpaper wrappers hand-lettered (apparently by Booth), in a modern cloth folding case. 6 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches (17 x 11 cm); iv, [2], 6-20 pp. Title page slightly defective, the text somewhat fingersoiled, pencil annotations regarding lighting throughout in an early hand.


Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $34,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $34,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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