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(Autograph/Sketchbook, Salem, Massachusetts), Benson, Frank Weston (1862-1951)

Auction:
2571B
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2571B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

(Autograph/Sketchbook, Salem, Massachusetts), Benson, Frank Weston (1862-1951), including a page with a pen and ink drawing of sailboats signed by Frank W. Benson and dated Jan. 9, '82, a small ink and gouache sketch of a Stowe, Vermont, vignette by George Merwanjee White (1849-1915), and numerous autographs and sketches by various Massachusetts personages, printed calf, sold together with a John Greenleaf Whittier autograph note signed Nov. 5, 1890, with holograph envelope, oblong 8vo, (spine loss, loose pages, minor scattered soiling, some loose pages).
Estimate $800-1,200

The dimensions of the leaves are 4 7/8 x 7 5/8 inches (this includes the Benson drawing).

Keywords

Massachusetts, Salem, Frank Weston, Stowe, Frank W. Benson, Vermont, Autograph, Benson, Drawing, Greenleaf, John Greenleaf Whittier, Sketchbook

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