Lot #5
John Quincy Adams

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Signed book: Oration on the Life and Character of Gilbert Motier de Lafayette. First edition. Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1835. Full red morocco leather hardcover, 5.5 x 8.75, 94 pages. Signed and inscribed on a tipped-in page in ink, "Harmar Denny, from John Quincy Adams." Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: G/None, with the front board almost entirely detached. A wonderful presentation copy of Adams's thoughtful remembrance of the Marquis de Lafayette.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #568 - Ended October 10, 2019





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