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Auction: Fine Books and Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 19 October 2009
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BREWER, CHARLES.

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Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 291, Views: 7

Reminiscences [cover title]. [Boston: Privately printed, 1884.] 67 pp. 8vo. Original maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Hinges cracked and upper hinge showing, spine chipped with loss to 1¼" at head, corners showing. First edition, presentation copy with mimeographed slip tipped in and accomplished in manuscript for Edward W. Brown "Recollections of a sea captain and principal in C. Brewer and Company, one of the oldest businesses in the Islands ... His first voyage to Hawaii was on the Paragon of Boston, which arrived in Honolulu on August 1, 1823, and remained for five months collecting sandalwood" (Forbes 3578).

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Fine Books and Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 19 Oct 2009
Address: Bonhams London
Los Angeles 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046 Tel: +1 323 850 7500 Fax : +1 323 850 6090 [email protected]