Mar 31, 2016 - Sale 2408

Sale 2408 - Lot 82

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(SLAVERY AND ABOLITION.) LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. Proclamation of Emancipation by the President of the United States of America. 20 x 23 inches, some foxing most notable in the blank margins; top of the Proclamation with a circular portrait of Lincoln held up by the wings of the American Eagle; to either side are vignettes of slavery days and freedom days; at the bottom, beneath the signatures of Lincoln and Seward is a large oval vignette of children at play. Boston: B.B. Russell, 1865

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eberstadt 44, "one of the more artistic of the illustrated editions," with an interesting sprinkling of display types.