FINE MANUSCRIPT AND PRINTED AMERICANA INCLUDING THE CHARLES GODDARD SLACK COLLECTION.
The auction catalogue from the sale at Sotheby's in 1992 which offered 287 items from the Charles Goddard Slack collection of Americana and other fine manuscripts. There are items signed by Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Jackson, Walt Whitman, John F. Kennedy and several more. Items about the Civil War, the War of 1812, the Declaration of Independence and political cartoons were also offered. Illustrated in black-and-white and color.
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> FIRST EDITIONS, AMERICANA, AN IMPORTANT LETTER OF BURNS AND OTHER AUTHOGRAPHS, THE ASHLEY CATALOGUE AND MANY OTHER BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS, MAINLY THE PROPERTY OF HARRY K. MORRIS, NEW YORK.
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THE WHOLE WORKS OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS, TRANSLATED INTO ENGL...
by Josephus, Flavius
Seventh edition (ESTC T219011). Includes his autobiography, his book on the antiquities of the Jews, His book against Apion, their wars with the Romans, the marytyrdom of the Maccabees, and Philo's embassy from the Jews of Alexandria to Caius Caligula. Covers heavily rubbed and worn along edges. Old library bookplate of Farmers' Library of London-Grove. Foxing and spotting. Last leaf is damaged along inner hinge at bottom. Rebacked with newer leather spine sewn on.