Manuscript Presentation Volume from the New York City Fire Department to Vaudeville Manager Percy G...

Manuscript Presentation Volume from the New York City Fire Department to Vaudeville Manager Percy G. Williams

New York City Fire Department; NYFD]; Nelmes, Henry E. (artist, penman)

Published by New York, 1903
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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Original full morocco, the recipient's name stamped in gilt on upper board; oblong 4to (about 8.5 by 12 inches); contains 6 leaves of calligraphy with watercolor and silver embellishments (carried out by Henry Nelmes of 415 Fulman Street, Brooklyn), each matted in heavy board, all edges gilt. Expertly re-backed; some of the boards tanned along the edges, but calligraphic leaves are bright and clean. The recipient, vaudeville manager Percy Williams (1857-1923), had put on an event for the department's Widows and Orphans Fund, in the wake of a series of fires. Bookseller Inventory # LD6016

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Title: Manuscript Presentation Volume from the New ...

Publisher: New York

Publication Date: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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