Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 219

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR (PRESIDENTS.) Adams, John Quincy. Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette. 94 pages. 8vo, red morocco binding, minor wear, rebacked by Vernon Wiering; stain on inner margin of title page; inscribed by John Quincy Adams to the Lawrenceville Lyceum on the front free endpaper above a faint inked "withdrawn" stamp, other pencil notes on endpapers and flyleaves. Washington, 1835

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Adams inscribed this copy "The Lawrenceville Lyceum, from John Quincy Adams" in 1836, the year after its publication. Sabin 295; Shaw & Shoemaker 29946.