Lot 30: Catalogue of the Library of a Collector and Amateur, 1877

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Lot 30

Author: Sabin, Joseph, compiler; Title: Catalogue of the Library of a Collector and Amateur; Place Published: [New York]; Publisher: Bangs & Co; Date Published: 1877; Description: viii, 498, vii, [1]+ [1] ad pp. Title page etching by J.F. Sabin. (4to) three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, gilt spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers. First Edition.An auction catalogue featuring a library of fine books offered by Bangs and Co. on March 19, 1877. From the notice: "This Catalogue describes a very extensive Collection of Books, in almost every department of literature, but especially rich in books relating to America, of which the collection is one of the most extensive ever offered for sale." Each lot with the price realized noted in ink. Wear and rubbing to leather and boards; some pencil and pen notes on front endpapers, front hinge cracked, scattered light foxing; very good.

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