Lot 54: Signed book: The Seventh Indiana. Extremely rare, little-known signed edition. Indianapolis: The Bowen-Merrill Company, 1900. Hardcover, 6.25 x 9.25, 372 pages. Signed on the frontispiece in ink, "Benj. Harrison." Autographic condition: very good, with scattered foxing and soiling to frontispiece; signature remains bold and unaffected. Accompanied by an unsigned first edition, first printing for comparison. Book condition: VG-/None, in a VG+ custom-made case. Unsigned volume in VG-/None condition. The first edition, first printing bears a printed facsimile signature on the frontispiece, while this special edition was left blank and authentically signed by Harrison; he only signed about a hundred of these volumes in the year before he died. The special signed edition is also differentiated by the gilt upper textblock edge.
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Friday, 23rd October 2015
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