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Album [An Illustrated Album, Here Used As A Sentiment Album For Sarah W. Ennis Giddings, Probably Associated With Middlebury Academy]
New York: J O [Or C] Riker / Stodart & Currier, 1835. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. Lithographs By Stothart And Currier, One In Color; Hand Illustrations, One Page In Watercolor. 7 3/8" X 6 1/8", Full Morocco, Gilt, Elaborately Blindstamped, All Edges Gilt, Pale Blue Endpapers, Re-Backed Preserving Original Binding [Spine And Embossed Boards And Endpapers]. Preliminary Blank, Half-Title With Hand-Copied "Album ", Lithographed Flourishes, Handwritten "Mifs Sarah W Ennis". Title Page With Litho Title, Flourishes, Large Color Lithograph Of A Rose [In Three Colors], "Published By J O [Looks Like An O But Could Be A Hand-Corrected C] Riker New York" / "Lith. Of Stodart & Currier Ny" [Legend Repeated At Bottom Of All Plates, Which Are Otherwise Unsigned]. 8 Blank Leaves, Tissue-Guarded Litho Of Two Plums, Grapes, Berries, Vines, Flowers, Two Butterflies; 6 Blank Leaves, Tissue Guarded Litho Of 16 Flowers, 8 Blank Leaves, Tissue Guarded Litho Of A Bouquet Of Flowers, 7 Blank Leaves, Tissue-Guardfed Litho Of Garland Or Wreath Of Six Flowers, With Handwritten Poem In Middle; 7 Blank Leaves, Tissue-Guarded Litho Of Large Fruit And Leafy Stem; 10 Blank Leaves. On Most Blank Leaves There Are Handwritten, Signed Poems And Thoughts, Most Full-Page, Some Shorter, Some Longer, A Few With Embellishments And One With Watercolor Embellishments And Illustration. The First Page Is From Samuel W Clark, A Teacher At Middlebury Academy; The Second From Joseph Elliot 2Nd, Principal Of The Academy, A Later One Is A Long Poem By John C. Burroughs, Later (1857) Founder Of The Original University Of Chicago. One Long Poem Is From An N. Emerson Of Hume, Ny.
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