Lot 1443: Isabella Oliver POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS 1805 Antique Poetry Charles Nisbet Dickinson College George Washington Alexander Hamilton United States History
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Poems on Various Subjects
Author: Isabella Oliver
Publisher: From the Press of A. Loudon
City: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 220 pages
Width: 4.5" Height: 7"
Book Details: The subjects of Oliver's poems include a memorial of Rev. Dr. Charles Nisbet, the first president of Dickinson College, and the deaths of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton (Sabin 57205; Wegelin 1072).
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in full leather, with red spine label and gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. The volume displays external wear, with rubbing, scuffing and vertical cracking to the spine edges. The hinges are cracked. An armorial bookplate reading "Bibliotheque Schorsch" is present on the front paste-down, and a previous owner's signature appears on the front flyleaf and a blank preliminary page. The endpapers display toning. The interior of this volume is lightly toned and foxed, with faint moisture markings visible in the publisher's catalogue at the rear.
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