Album [Autograph Poetry]

Price: NZ$240.00

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

An autograph album published by J. C. Riker of New York. Blank leaves interspersed with engraved illustrations. This album has been used as an autograph album, with 31 poems or verses signed by different hands. Some are signed with the placename Philadelphia and a date between 1851 and 1855. One of the poems "The Endless Knot" is in the shape of a Celtic-like endless knot. The album is inscribed on the front endpaper "Margaret Foeller from her Friend Anne / Christmas 1851". The first poem is also dedicated to Mag from Annie. Other poems are signed with the following names: Sophia; C. R. E.; Addy; Fannie; Sallie; Charles; Maria; C. N. Cadwallader; Phil; Maggie; Sara; E. A. M.; Sue; Sigismond Huget Morison. Full leather binding with gilt and blind-stamped decoration. Page dimensions: 231 x 181mm. All page edges gilt. Leather spine missing, and chips and loss of leather to margins of boards. Boards heavily rubbed. Internally good. Some poems faint and faded. ; 8vo

Title: Album [Autograph Poetry]

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Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, J. C. Riker: [1851]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 11333

Keywords: Victorian Handwriting Americana