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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #188
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$120.00(hammer price)
 $144.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 21, 2018

Description

THREE RARE PAMPHLETS ON THE ELECTION OF 1848 Circa 1848
1) Address of the Louisiana Democratic Association, to the People of Louisiana." Supports Lewis Cass and William O. Butler for President. Mounted in contemporary boards. 2) "Address of the Whig State Convention to the People of Rhode-Island." Mounted in contemporary boards. 3) "The Great Issue: or, the Three Presidential Candidates; Being a Brief Historical Sketch of the Free Soil Question in the United States, from the Congresses of 1774 and '87 to the Present Time" by O.C. Gardiner. (N.Y.: Wm. C. Bryant & Co., and Boston: B.B. Mussey & Co., 1848.) Green wraps with advertisement on rear cover."

Condition

Collations not verified. 1) Title page soiled. Loss at upper right corner of pp 5-16, not affecting text. Additional soiling on later pages. Some earlier pages creased at upper right corner. 2) Creased along vertical center from having been folded in half. Blind embossed library stamp on last page. Pencil markings on first page. 3) Cover with some chips and loss, most prominently the lower right corner missing. Ink and blind embossed library stamps on title page. Scattered foxing and creased pages. Some toning.

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