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STEVENS'S HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS, PART I, CATALOGUE OF THE FIRST PORTION OF THE EXTENSIVE & VARIED COLLECTIONS OF RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND LITERATURE OF AMERICA.
Auction catalogue of this sale of Stevens' collections. Included De Bry's Collections of Voyages and Travels, early American History and Literature, Burn's autograph poems, 18 early autograph letters of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin's Life and Writings. Presentation over the entire front free endpaper in the typical scrolling writing of Stevens "C.W. Wyman, with the regards of Henry Stevens. 10 Tafalgar Square, June 9, 1881." Wyman was the noted printing history authority who co-authored Bigmore & Wyman. Covers age darkend along edges and spine with wear at spine ends.