Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 439

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(NEW YORK.) [Harrison, Constance Cary.] Fads and Fancies of Representative Americans. Profusely illustrated in the text. [225] pages. Folio, publisher's green morocco gilt extra by Macdonald, all edges gilt, front hinge cracked, spine tips chipped with loss to head, rear board scratched; silk endpapers, wide turn-ins, facsimile signatures of each subject in the table of contents, each page printed in red, gold, and black, minor soiling and staining, chiefly to front and end matter, lacking wooden case. New York: Town Topics Publishing, 1905

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Number 57 of approximately 100 copies printed for the subscribers and a few libraries only. A lavishly produced tribute to the pastimes and lifestyles of 86 affluent and prominent American men from the New York area. Among the notables are John Jacob Astor, William Kissam Vanderbilt, Stanford White, Perry Belmont, Charles M. Schwab, Theodore Roosevelt, and J. Pierpont Morgan.