Lot 94: [EARLY DOUBLEDAY IMPRINTS] Group of three volumes, published at Ballston Spa or Auburn, New York by U.F. Doubleday, comprisi...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
[EARLY DOUBLEDAY IMPRINTS]
Group of three volumes, published at Ballston Spa or Auburn, New York by U.F. Doubleday, comprising Samuel Young's Treatise on Internal Navigation, 1817; Gilbert McMaster's An Apology for the Book of Psalms, 1818; William Ray's Poems on Various Subjects, 1821. Each in full morocco gilt. One with the bookplate of Nelson Doubleday and another with a letter to Nelson Doubleday inserted, a signature clipped from the title of the first work.
Ulysses F. Doubleday published books in Ballston Spa and later Auburn before becoming a New York Congressman. He was the father of Abner Doubleday.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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