Chats On Autographs

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1910. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo in green cloth (also seen in blue), tipped on cover and spine labels featuring facsimiles of famous signatures. 384 pp. with 135 illustrations including plates and facsimiles in the text. Very good, light foxing to the endpapers and the text. A collection of "chats" on autographs and autograph collecting with anecdotes of great "finds", caveats for collectors, sections on royal autographs, autographs of statesmen, diplomats, literary figures form 1600-1900, naval and military signatures, music, drams and art autographs; there ios also a chapter on great Amrican collectors and collections of the 19th century and a final chapter with prices of autographs from auction and sale results 1810-1910. Very Good. Item #E19077

Price: $20.00

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