Lot #7238
Elias Boudinot Signed Book

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American lawyer and statesman (1740-1821) who served as President of the Continental Congress from 1782 to 1783 and later became a US Representative from New Jersey and director of the United States Mint. Signed book: Sermons by Samuel Clarke, Vol. VII. London: Printed by W. Botham for James and John Knapton, 1731. Hardcover bound in sheep, spine in six compartments, 5.25 x 8, 413 pages. Signed on the title page with his ownership signature in crisp ink, "Elias Boudinot." The front pastedown is annotated in another hand, "Part of the Library bequeathed by Elias Boudinot, Esqr., to the Theo'l Sem'y, Princeton," with a Princeton Theological Seminary label and "Withdrawn" stamp below. Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: G/None, with both boards cleanly detached at spine, some scuffing and edgewear, ex-library markings, and a "Library of Lawrence E. Miller" blindstamp to a rear page. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

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  • Auction Title: The Lawrence Miller Collection
  • Dates: May 14 - May 21

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