Sunday, October 17, 2021
LOT #204

Book and Pamphlet Assortment

(8) items including “Discourses Concerning Government” by Algernon Sidney, London and Westminster, first edition 1698, full calf binding; “Animadversions Upon a Paper, Entitled, The Speech of the Late Lord Russel, &c”, 1683, 4-page pamphlet housed in a cloth over marbled paper folder; “Pieces de Clavencin” musical scores by T. Mattheson, London, 1714, (2) volumes bound together, having gilt-tooled tree-figured calf binding and (2) engraved title pages; “Woodland Sketches” by E.A. MacDowell, musical scores having leather binding; a 19th century leather over cloth bound ledger book recording fines levied in the Boone County, Illinois Court of the Justice of the Peace; a program for a series of concerts by Ralph Kirkpatrick at the 1939 Williamsburg Festival; an 1888 tattered hand written document glued to (2) joined sheets having 1930s Chicago letterheads; together with a printed portrait of Abraham Lincoln on canvas, faintly stamped lower right “Illinois Watch Co. / The Lincoln Watch / Springfield” having a gold-tone frame

Estimate: $600 - $800

Hammer Price: $700

Dimensions: Height: 9 1/2 inches, Width: 6 1/2 inches (Lincoln portrait); Frame Height: 14 inches, Frame Width: 11 inches

Condition: Very Good to Good, split binding and detached covers of Algernon Sidney; "Animadversions" having paper repair at fold, edge wear; "Pieces de Clavencin" having new leather spine with old spine reattached; "Woodland Sketches" ex-library, having bookplate and rubber-stamps of the Library of Congress, damaged spine having losses; ledger having splits at spine and inner hinges, moisture damage to covers and end-papers not affecting pages; Lincoln portrait having scuffs, wear and dirt accumulation

Shipping: Quote Shipping

Sales Tax: Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Approximate Sale Time: Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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