Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
PRESENTED TO ZACHARY TAYLOR AS PRESIDENT (BIBLE IN ENGLISH--PSALMS.) The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, bound with Selections from the Psalms of David, in Metre (New York, 1846) * and 131 pages from an unidentified hymnal without a title page. xx, 580; 132; 131 pages. 8vo, full morocco gilt, minor wear; front hinge split, moderate foxing, minor dampstaining; gilt morocco presentation mounted on front pastedown. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850

Additional Details

"Presented to Zachary Taylor, President of the United States, by the New-York Bible & Common Prayer Book Society, January 1st, 1850." Provenance: collection of Dr. John Lattimer; Alexander Auctions sale, 20 January 2010, lot 289.