[Manuscript Guest Book With Poems and Ink Drawings]: To My Hostess 1888 - 89

[Boston: Riverside Press, 1888].

Price: $1,700.00

Hardcover. Guest book. Measuring 10.25" x 7.25". Quarter white cloth and papercovered boards, with the title, "To My Hostess 1888 - 89" in gilt on the front board, top edge gilt, with laid endpapers bearing a "Riverside Press" watermark, and consisting of about 100 blank leaves of "Byron Weston's linen" paper with an 1887 watermark. Near fine with some tears to the spine ends, moderate soiling, and wear. The interior leaves are clean and bright. The manuscript poems and accompanying illustrations in the style of Whistler are all in the same hand, beginning on the first leaf, and continuing on the rectos of the next seven leaves. The remaining leaves are blank. Two stanzas from the first poem refer to Beacon Street in Boston. Attractive art by an unknown artist.

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[Manuscript Guest Book With Poems and Ink Drawings]: To My Hostess 1888 - 89
[Manuscript Guest Book With Poems and Ink Drawings]: To My Hostess 1888 - 89
[Manuscript Guest Book With Poems and Ink Drawings]: To My Hostess 1888 - 89
[Manuscript Guest Book With Poems and Ink Drawings]: To My Hostess 1888 - 89
[Manuscript Guest Book With Poems and Ink Drawings]: To My Hostess 1888 - 89