Jul 15, 2021 - Sale 2576

Sale 2576 - Lot 124

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Women: Five 19th & 20th Century American Titles.

Including the following titles: Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps's (1793-1884) Lectures to Young Ladies, Comprising Outlines and Applications of the Different Branches of Female Education, Boston: Carter, Hendee, & Co., and Allen & Ticknor, 1833, first edition, engraved frontispiece of the Troy Female Seminary, octavo, bound in full contemporary cloth (stain to ffep and pastedown, slightly affecting frontis);

Mary Niemeyer's Light in Darkness, Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co., 1875, revised by Sara S. Rice, octavo, in a very well-preserved original cloth publisher's binding decoratively stamped on the boards in black and blind, gilt-titled spine;

Jane Taylor's (1783-1824) Original Poems for Infant Minds, Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co., 1879, octavo, illustrated with wood engravings, bound in very well-preserved contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped dark brown cloth;

Lina & Adelia Beard's How to Amuse Yourself and Others: The American Girls Handy Book, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1887, first edition, octavo, illustrated throughout, bound in publisher's very well-preserved full cloth with pictorial embossing in black, brown, and gilt, binding tight, contents quite clean; [and]

Scouting for Girls: Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts, New York: [Printed by Clark & Fritts] for the Girl Scouts, Inc., 1920, stated first edition, bound in publisher's limp cloth covers, illustrated throughout, binding slightly shifting, contents without major defects other than signs of use. (5)