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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #169
DepartmentPolitical Songbooks
Sold For$130.00(hammer price)
 $156.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 21, 2018

Description

SIX SONGS AND POEMS OF DORR REBELLION INTEREST
1) The Dorriad: Or, the Hero of Two Flights". (Boston: Justin Jones, 1842.) 2) "A Song, to be Read, Said or Sung, inscribed to the Hon. Henry Clay ... by an Old Bard of Narragansett". (Providence: Printed for the author, 1844.) Bound with "A Letter Concerning Thomas Wilson Dorr, Addressed to the Hon. Timothy Anthropos, of Providence, R.I." by Benjamin Homo. (Providence: Printed pro bono publico, 1844.) 3) "The Eventful Day. In the Rhode-Island Rebellion: A poem. By a Looker On." (Providence: H.H. Brown, 1842.) 4-5) Two copies of the poem "Siege of Chepachet". Pictorial wrappers. 6) "The Dorriad, and the Great Slocum Dinner". (Providence: Sidney S. Rider & Brother, 1870.) Half calf morroco with marbleized boards."

Condition

1) Lacking wrappers and stitching. Title page with handling grime and staining. 2) Bound in the 20th century, although not recently. Scattered grime, creases, marginalia and foxing. 3) Lacking wrappers and stitching. Last page with some grime. 4-5) Both with significant wear. One copy has been professionally conserved, with wrappers and sheets re-enforced on contemporary backings. 6) Hinge cracked. Light wear throughout.

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