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Price Realized: $3,750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2493 Lot 106
INSCRIBED ON MAY DAY EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. May-Day and Other Pieces. 8vo, original gilt-decorated white linen, top edges gilt, spine sunned with minor fraying to head and foot, small splits along joint extremities, faint soiling; hinges tender; later family presentation inscription in pencil below original inked inscription; custom cloth folding box. From the Estate of Kenneth Silverman, a Pulitzer-winning biographer. Mr. Silverman was a specialist in Colonial American literature and the co-director of the program in American civilization at New York University. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000
first edition, presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author to his nephew J. Haven Emerson, on 1 May 1867. One of approximately 100 copies in the cream cloth (gift) binding for presentation. BAL 5250; Myerson A28.1.a.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750