[auction catalog] A Noted Collection of Rare and Scarce Americana, Early American Biblesm Proyer Books and Hymnals, First American Editions and Early American Imprints (Sale No. 815, Oct. 19. 1898). Davis, Harvey.
[auction catalog] A Noted Collection of Rare and Scarce Americana, Early American Biblesm Proyer Books and Hymnals, First American Editions and Early American Imprints (Sale No. 815, Oct. 19. 1898)

[auction catalog] A Noted Collection of Rare and Scarce Americana, Early American Biblesm Proyer Books and Hymnals, First American Editions and Early American Imprints (Sale No. 815, Oct. 19. 1898)

Philadelphia: Davis & Harvey, 1898. Softcover. Printed wrappers. 244 pp. consisting of 2113 lots. Occasionally illustrated with title page reproductions. Front wrap detached and chipped all around, shallow chipping to the edges of the rear wrap. Auction catalog for the October, 1898 sale of important Americana and American imprints including Bibles (the Aitken Bible, three Sauer Bibles, Douay Bible, first Bibles printing in a number of states, and personal copies owned by George Whitfield, Charles I, James I); prayer books (including the "Franklin Prayer Book" with manuscript alteration, Hall and Sellers Book od Common Prayer of 1780); first American editions of authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, Walton; issues of early Philadelphia press items by Robert Bell, Aitken, Crukshank, Sauer; items from the libraries of prominent persons such as Washinton, William Penn, Charles I and II, Caesar Rodney; a section of Frankliniana. (No prices realized information). Good. Item #E23366

Price: $25.00

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