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Auction: Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 17 January 2018
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(Americana : Mourning) 6 Vols. Rowe

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Estimate: US$200 - US$400
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(Americana : Mourning) 6 Vols. Rowe, Elizabeth [Singer]. Friendship in Death. Boston: Hodge, Green, and Norman, 1782. 12mo, contemporary sheep; rubbed and worn, front cover detached, spine ends rubbed away. Frontispiece portrait. Frontispiece creased and chipped at edges, some wear and staining to title page, front free endpaper detached and worn, pencil scrawl to recto of frontispiece. Some internal wear, staining, and spotting. Old ownerships on endpapers. Rough but complete. Evans 17709. * Gillies, John, compiler. Memories of the Life of The Reverend George Whitefield. New Haven: Joseph Barber 1812. 12mo, contemporary sheep; rubbed. Frontispiece portrait. Some internal spotting, occasional dampstaining, and creasing. Complete with list of subscribers. Early ink ownership on front free endpaper. Sabin 27415. * Drelincourt, Charles. The Christian's Consolation against the Fear of Death. Wheeling, VA: Davis & M'Carty, 1824. 8vo, contemporary tree sheep; joints and extremities rubbed. Frontispiece. Scattered internal spotting and some toning. American 16003. * Flavel, John; Cecil, Richard. A Gift for Mourners. New York: American Tract Society, [ca. 1850]. 24mo, original gilt-pictorial brown cloth, all edges gilt; spine and back cover detached. Frontispiece. Internally generally clean. OCLC 19231902. * Syme, J. B., editor. The Mourner's Friend. Worcester: William Allen 1852. 12mo, original gilt-pictorial brown cloth, spine richly gilt; corners bumped, spine ends frayed. Frontispiece (depicting Laurel Hill). A little foxing at front and back. * Common Council of the City of New York. Reports on the Erection of a Monument to the Memory of William Jenkins Worth. Late Major-General of The United States Army. New York: Chas. W. Baker 1857. 8vo, original gilt-pictorial brown cloth; corners bumped, edge wear, spine starting to chip, occasionally scuffed. With 2 large folding plates, showing scattered light to moderate foxing. Border vignette and other wood engraved illustrations. Some foxing to title page and front matter.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Freeman's
Title: Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 17 Jan 2018
Address: Freeman's
Philadelphia