"Notices of the Dress" [scrapbook of press clippings]

Price: 300.00 USD

1867. Approximately 41 leaves of colored paper (green, pink, yellow) with pasted-in newspaper clippings, framed and titled in ink, and autograph letters. 8vo. Scrapbook of press notices and laudatory letters kept by the relgious author and bookseller Anson D.F. Randolph (1820-1896). Including reviews tastefully clipped out and tipped into this album with holograph notes of his 1867 book of poetry "Hopefully Waiting and Other Verses", published by Charles Scribner's. Randolph was a fellow publisher and friend of Scribner. His firm was Anson D.F. Randolph & Co. and published mostly religous books. With letters tipped-in at back praising the book. An unmounted ALS from H.D. Linton, son of the famous English and Ct. engraver W.J. Linton is laid in at end. Including notes from H.T. Olyphant, poem by SWD, James Nicholson, Mary G. Willard, M.L. Stevens, M.L. Stoever, Quarter calf and green marbled boards. Spine defective, joints cracked.


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