Apr 19, 2018 - Sale 2474

Sale 2474 - Lot 229

Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200
Album entitled Alfred B. Ibbotson's Automatic Couplings Patent No. 1.
With 53 elegant photographs of machinery, and a formal portrait of the proud inventor, Ibbotson, posing in front of his house. Albumen prints, the images measuring 5x7 inches (12.7x17.8 cm.), the sheets 6x8 inches (15.2x20.3 cm.), mounted recto/verso, each with a number in the upper right corner. Thin oblong thin 4to, gilt-lettered cloth, light edgewear; contents excell
ent. Circa 1880

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