Lot 14: Millard Fillmore

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-08-23 13:49:27

Lot 14

Exceptional complete ten-volume set of The Life and Works of John Adams by Charles Francis Adams from Fillmore’s personal library, published by Little, Brown and Company, 1850–1856, with six of the volumes signed and dated inside by Fillmore, including two signed as president. All ten are annotated by Fillmore on the title pages, “G-3,” to indicate shelf location. The books signed by Fillmore, each signed and dated vertically inside the front cover, include: Volumes II and III, each signed as president, “Millard Fillmore, Sept. 10. 1851”; Volumes I and X, each signed, “Millard Fillmore, Oct. 24. 1856”; and Volumes VIII and IX, each signed, “Millard Fillmore, June 26. 1854.” Autographic condition: very good to fine, with some mild foxing. Book condition: VG-/None, with tears at spine edges. An extraordinary compilation associating two presidents of the United States.

Estimate: $3000-4000

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