Catalogue of the private library of Samuel Gardner Drake, of Boston ... to be sold at by auction at the salesroom of Leonard & Co....

Catalogue of the private library of Samuel Gardner Drake, of Boston ... to be sold at by auction at the salesroom of Leonard & Co....

Boston: Alfred Mudge & Sons, 1876. 8vo, parts I and II (complete) in 1 vol., pp. x, [3]575 (continuous), engraved frontis portrait, 2 ""special notice"" slips printed on blue paper tipped in; very good in contemporary half pebble-grain morocco over marbled boards; ex-MHS. Over 10,000 lots from the famed bookseller's personal library, predominately Americana. With a mss. note on the flyleaf from the library of MHS relating his attempt to purchase the library en bloc. Item #13878

Price: $250.00