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(Autograph Album, 19th century)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

(Autograph Album, 19th century), Fine bound autograph album compiled by Alfred A. Post, including Abraham Lincoln inscribed at foot edge "written at Washington, D.C. Aug. 17th, 1863"; Ulysses S. Grant, February 23rd 1869; Andrew Johnson, March 3rd, 1869; Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Berlin, 1859; Martin Van Buren, 1862; Henry Ward Beecher; Charles Sumner, with extensive inscription, February 8th, 1860; William Cullen Bryant, July 12th, 1860, with inscription; John C. Fremont; Oliver Wendell Holmes, February 14th, 1866, with poetical inscription; Elizabeth Cady Stanton, August 12, 1872, quoting Tennyson; Winfield Scott Hancock; James Buchanan, April 23rd, 1860; William Seward, with extensive inscription; Fitz John Porter; James Russell Lowell; Samuel L. Clemens, inscribed and also signed Mark Twain; Samuel Smith, with stanzas to "America"; with other figures and several drawings; bound in brass studded oak and leather binding, (excellent overall).
Estimate $10,000-12,000

Keywords

Henry Ward Beecher, Jacob Grimm, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, John C. Fremont, Wilhelm Grimm, William Cullen Bryant, Martin Van Buren, Ulysses S. Grant, Wendell Holmes, Samuel L. Clemens, Samuel Smith, Scott Hancock, William Seward, John Porter, Mark Twain, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, James Buchanan, James Russell Lowell, Archaeology, Autograph, Beecher family, Clemens, Epigraphy, Ulysses

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