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Album Amicorum for Abby Dole

Published by 1836 - 1839, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, 1836
Condition: Good
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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8vo. 24 by 19 cm. 3 to 135 numbered pages. Poetry by many hands, including classmates, relatives and some other friends. Many entries are conveniently dated. Also locations are given as Methuen, Andover and Boston, all being Eastern and Northeast Massachusetts, and New Hampton Salisbury, NH, in central NH. Six nice, even intricate, period vignette illustrations, done with ink or watercolor, plus six steel engravings that were bound in the blank album by its binder/publisher. The entries would appear to have been done mostly by fellow students of Abby, and we would surmise that she was a student at the New Hampton Female Seminary, which was a normal school of the time (a teaching college). Heavily scuffed morocco binding. Rebacked. New endpapers. Light to moderate soiling of pages, with minor edge chipping to a few early leaves. Bookseller Inventory # 003448

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Title: Album Amicorum for Abby Dole

Publisher: 1836 - 1839, Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Publication Date: 1836

Binding: Blindstamped Full Morocco

Book Condition:Good

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