Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 245

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (PRESIDENTS.) Adams, John Quincy. Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette. 94 pages. 8vo, contemporary calf gilt, rebacked, moderate wear; inscribed by John Quincy Adams to James Moorhead on title page, Moorhead's inked stamp on front free endpaper, 1857 pencil gift inscription on verso of title page. Washington, 1835

Additional Details

The inscribee was a Pennsylvania newspaper editor who had corresponded with Adams. Provenance: Christie's New York sale, 22 May 2000, lot 6. Sabin 295; Shaw & Shoemaker 29946.