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Nutting, Benjamin Franklin (c. 1803-1887) The Pioneer Drawing Cards.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
578
Unsold
 

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Nutting, Benjamin Franklin (c. 1803-1887) The Pioneer Drawing Cards. Boston: Wiggins & Bradley, [c. 1856]. Twenty-four numbered loose cards, consisting of a title page, four introductory leaves (printed on rectos only), the rest illustrated with drawing instructions; [together with] an unidentified set of fourteen cards, each with simple woodcuts printed on paper and mounted on card depicting everyday household objects, designs, and natural subjects; [and] ten other similar cards.
Estimate $100-150


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Gaming, Leisure, Playing cards, Tarot, Trading cards

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