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Price Realized: $344 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2519 Lot 22
GIFT TO HIS NIECE BARNUM, PHINEAS TAYLOR. George W. Bungay. Off-Hand Takings; or, Crayon Sketches of the Noticeable Men of Our Age. Inscribed and Signed, "P.T. Barnum," on the verso of the frontispiece: "To my dear niece / Miss Sarah M Hallett." 8vo, publisher's cloth, markedly worn with joints cracked and front board nearly detached; moderate scattered foxing to plates throughout including signature page, rear hinge cracked. New York, (1854); inscription: "Iranistan" [Bridgeport, CT], 15 August 1854
Estimate $150 - 250Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $344