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Auctioneer Connecticut River Book Auction 8609088067
Auction Date Oct 18 Auction
Location
South Congragational Church
949 Main Street
South Clastonbury, CT
Time 06:00PM
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This auction consists of 200 plus lots of travel and exploration, history, fiction, ephemera and children’s literature. Highlights include signed letters and documents from Presidents John Quincy Adams, “Teddy” Roosevelt, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Harry Truman, and Dwight Eisenhower, The Federalist (2ndPhiladelphia edition),  several Bibles, and  much more.

 

Of special note: There are several lots of prints and artist’s proofs from the Society of Iconophiles belonging to Edwin B. Holden a founding member of that group, past president of the Grolier Club and a world respected bibliophile and print collector. At a Grolier Club exhibition of the Iconophiles work it observed, ”In a rear-guard stand against photographic reproduction processes, the Iconophiles published only original engravings, etchings, and lithographs… Its prints and books were prepared with an attention to detail and luxuriousness which is inconceivable today.” 

 

Just Added – The 1855 edition of McKenney and Hall’s “History of the Indian Tribes,” three volumes in full tooled leather with 120 colored plates. This is a lovely set with modest wear to the covers. The colored plates are clean and bright. Visit to download the listing of the lots to be offered.

Connecticut River Book Auction will hold this sale on Friday, October 18th, 2019 at the South Congregational Church located at 949 Main Street in South Glastonbury, CT 06073. The preview inspection begins at 1:30 p.m. with the auction starting at 6 p.m. Questions –Call Tom Gullotta at 860-908-8067.




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