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Manuscript, Calligraphy/Penmanship

Lot 0071 Details

Description
19th century manuscript penmanship book of William Dowling, early to mid-1850s, American. 6" x 4". In period limp sheep covers. Approximately 68 leaves, and containing over 30 drawings and/or calligraphy finished in watercolors and several others in black ink and/or pencil. The text contains copies of various poems, Bible verses, and similar. Provenance: With pencil note inside of front cover, "My great great grandfather's book William Dowling."
Condition
Covers worn with a few small tears/chips, contents with occasional soiling, moderate toning, 3 leaves chipped with some loss of text, contents loose and some detached.
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Manuscript, Calligraphy/Penmanship

Estimate $100 - $200
Nov 21, 2020
Starting Price $50
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Ships fromSocial Circle, GA, United States
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0071: Manuscript, Calligraphy/Penmanship

Sold for $800
12 Bids
Est. $100 - $200Starting Price $50
1026: Rare Books, Manuscripts & Ephemera
Sat, Nov 21, 2020 02:00 PM
Buyer's Premium 25%

Lot 0071 Details

Description
...
19th century manuscript penmanship book of William Dowling, early to mid-1850s, American. 6" x 4". In period limp sheep covers. Approximately 68 leaves, and containing over 30 drawings and/or calligraphy finished in watercolors and several others in black ink and/or pencil. The text contains copies of various poems, Bible verses, and similar. Provenance: With pencil note inside of front cover, "My great great grandfather's book William Dowling."
Condition
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Covers worn with a few small tears/chips, contents with occasional soiling, moderate toning, 3 leaves chipped with some loss of text, contents loose and some detached.

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