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Wed, Aug 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 301

Group of books, to include a small penmanship book

Estimate: $100 - $150
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Group of books, to include a small penmanship practice booklet, dated 1846; The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn, numbered 1308 out of 1800, Falcon Press; Audubon's Birds of America, 1950, Macmillan; Birds of America, 1936, Garden City; Pennsylvania at Chickamauga and Chattanooga, 1901; Women In All Ages and In All Countries, vol VI, Japan Vellum Edition; The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier, 1875; A History of the Nineteenth Century Year by Year, vol II, 1901; The Works of Hawthorne, Dauder, Stevenson, and Zola, in four volumes, published by Black; Whitneys German-English and English-German Dictionary, 1905; and a small New Testament.


Penmanship book in good condition with expected wear; Kahn with some soiling, a few pages loose from binding; Whittier with detached covers, four Black books in poor condition; others with expected wear.

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