Lot #94
Lusitania: Lauriat, Charles E.

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Rare book dealer (1874-1937) and passenger on the Lusitania who survived its sinking; he published a firsthand account of the event later that year. Signed book: The Lusitania's Last Voyage. First edition. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1915. Hardcover, 5 x 7.5, 159 pages. Signed on the half-title page in ink, "by Charles E. Lauriat, Jr.," and signed and inscribed on the first free end page, "To—'Mitchell'—with best wishes for a merry Xmas and a happy new year, from—'Junior,' 1915." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021