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Auction archive: Lot number 126

Book Of Common Prayer for the blind 1845

Estimate
US$400 - US$600
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 126

Book Of Common Prayer for the blind 1845

Estimate
US$400 - US$600
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

240 numbered leaves with embossed raised inkless letters on recto only. (Folio) 39.5x29 cm (15½x12"), period half cloth and boards. Book of Common Prayer for the blind, executed under the direction of S.G. Howe at the Institution for the Blind, using the method of raised letters first used by Valentin Hauy in 1786. This line-letter system was superseded by the Braille system at the end of the 19th century. Rare.

Auction archive: Lot number 126
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2019
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

240 numbered leaves with embossed raised inkless letters on recto only. (Folio) 39.5x29 cm (15½x12"), period half cloth and boards. Book of Common Prayer for the blind, executed under the direction of S.G. Howe at the Institution for the Blind, using the method of raised letters first used by Valentin Hauy in 1786. This line-letter system was superseded by the Braille system at the end of the 19th century. Rare.

Auction archive: Lot number 126
Auction:
Datum:
30 May 2019
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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