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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #172
DepartmentPolitical Pamphlets
Sold For$90.00(hammer price)
 $108.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 21, 2018


1) A Sermon on the Occasion of Public Thanksgiving, for the Happy Termination of the Late Civil Dissensions in Rhode Island ...". (Providence: Isaac H. Cady, 1842.) Quarter calf binding with marbleized paper boards. 2-3) Two copies of "The Merits of Thomas W. Dorr and George Bancroft, as they are politically connected. By a citizen of Massachusetts". (Boston: John H. Eastburn, 1844.) Differing editions. Both in later bindings. 4) "The Recent Contest in Rhode Island: an Article from the North American Review". (Boston: Otis, Broaders and Company, 1844.) Orange wrappers. 5) "Proceedings in the Rhode-Island Legislature, on Sundry Resolutions of The State of Maine". (Providence: Knowles and Vose, 1845.) 6) "Mr. Webster's Argument in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others". (Washington: J. and G.S. Gideon, 1848.) Later binding. 7) "Journal of the Convention Assembled to Frame a Constitution for the State of Rhode Island, at Newport, Sept. 12, 1842". (Providence: Knowles, Anthony & Co., 1859.) 8) "Considerations on the Questions of the Adoption of a Constitution, and Extensions of Suffrage in Rhode Island" by Elisha R. Potter. (Central Falls, R.I.: E.L. Freeman & Co., 1879.) Original wrappers and later binding."


1)Hinge cracked and deteriorating. Pencil marginalia on title page. 2-3) Bindings worn. Pencil marginalia on title pages. Toned. 4) Grime and handling wear. 5) Lacking wrappers. Light foxing. 6) Binding worn. Central vertical crease. Title page with marginalia. 7) Lacking wrappers. Toned. 8) Wrapper with pencil marginalia. Light handling wear. Toned.

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