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"Specimens of Irish Seaweed" Clamshell "Book,"

Auction:
3222B
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

"Specimens of Irish Seaweed" Clamshell "Book," England, 19th century, approx. fifty leaves of paper between two clamshells with specimens of seaweed affixed to most pages, wd. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

United Kingdom, Clamshell, Clamshell design, Edible algae, Seaweed

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