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Global Artifacts: Online-Only Timed Auction

April 19, 2017

Lot #127
DepartmentBooks
Sold For$100.00(hammer price)
 $120.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 27, 2017

Description

(HISTORY: AMERICAN AND MARINE)
Five titles. 1) Barber, John Warner, Massachusetts Historical Collections, .... Worcester (Mass.): Dorr, Howland & Co., 1839. O. Calf with gilt spine lettering. Marbled endpapers. Aem.
2) Riley, Capt. James, Authentic Narrative of the Loss of the American Brig Commerce .... N.Y.: Published by the author, 1818. 12mo. Calf.
3) Babcock, Amos, G., Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts .... Boston: Rowe and Hooper, 1816. 16mo. Calf.
4) Malham, Rev. John, The Naval Gazetteer; or, Seaman's Complete Guide .... London: Allen and West, 1796. Vol. 1 of two volumes. Fold-out maps, some possibly missing. 12mo. Calf. 5) Guthrie, William, A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World. London: Charles Dilly, and G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1788. 12mo. Calf.


Provenance: Estate of Thomas K. Aalund, Mystic, Connecticut.

Condition

Worn bindings, several loose front boards. Malham, maps have been removed. Some with bookplates and/or other markings.

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