Sale 21BP01 | Lot 1002

[AMERICANA] Sammelband of old Americana catalogues from mostly booksellers and auctioneers.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
[AMERICANA]  Sammelband of old Americana catalogues from mostly booksellers and auctioneers.

Lot Details

Lot 1002
[AMERICANA] Sammelband of old Americana catalogues from mostly booksellers and auctioneers.
Various booksellers and auctioneers, English and American, circa 1895. About 15 catalogues of various length and sizes bound together in three-quarters leather with spine label reading "Americana." 8 x 5 1/2 inches (21 x 14 cm). The binding worn and detaching, sold as is.

An interesting glimpse into the Americana trade in the final decade of the 19th century. The volumes opens with "an exceptionally fine collection" sold by Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, 1895, listing some wonderful items such as The Federalist, letters by George Washington, etc.; other catalogues include those by Henry Stevens (London); Charles L. Woodward (NY); Noah Farnham Morrison (NJ-Headquarters for Jerseyana); John H. Cadby (New Haven); Bangs & Co., (NY); Francis Harper (NY); Putnam's Notes on New Books, October 1895; George Littlefield (Boston).


Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $220 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $220 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 10am EDT