Bookplate Collection

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Bookplate Collection

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Auction Date:2016 Nov 09 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Impressive collection of more than 45 original bookplates from a wide variety of historical figures, predominately from the 18th and 19th centuries, including: John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States; Massachusetts Colonial Governor Joseph Dudley; Beverley Robinson, commander to the Loyal American Regiment who provided his home as Benedict Arnold's headquarters; two from the Reverend Jonathan Boucher, a tutor to the stepchildren of and a close friend to George Washington; Edward Weld, husband to Maria Anne Fitzherbert, who secretly married King George IV; Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess, British General of the American Revolution; Charles Cornwallis, 1st Earl, father to the British General Charles Cornwallis; William Cornwallis, a Royal Navy Officer and brother to the British General Charles Cornwallis; two from Elias Hicks, a well-known traveling Quaker preacher who started the first major schism within the Religious Society of Friends; Union General George Meade, who defeated General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg; Yale College; and the New York Society Library.

Other names include: Alexander Innes; Hugh Inglis; Charles Dexter Allen; George Edward Day; Henry D. Gilpin; Elisha Rhodes Brown; William R. Smith; Charles N. Bancker (2); Thomas C. Hambly; J. Dunbar Hylton; T. B. M. Mason; Robert Hyslop; Edward Pennington; A. J. Faust; Charles Bourchier; James Sacket; Robert Cory; A. Krumbhaar; Robert L. Livingston; Henry Channing; John Earl of Delawarr; Henry Humphrey; William Bayley; George Cansfield; Thompson Kidder; Barlow; Erving; Union Library; World Peace Foundation; and Worcester Circulating Library Company (2). In overall very good to fine condition.