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Lot 766
By: Parke-Bernet Galleries
Subject: References
Date: 1966-70 (published)

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Condition Code: B+

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Color: uncolored

Size: 7.2 x 10.2 inches
         18.3 x 25.9 cm


    This is the complete set of auction catalogs for the famous collection of Americana formed by Thomas Streeter, sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries in 1967. Considered one of the five most important sales of the last half of the twentieth century, the catalogues are now considered a standard reference for Americana. Each volume covers a different set of subjects, including discovery and exploration; American wars; various states, territories, and regions; the Gold Rush; maps; literature and the arts; and much more. The seven volumes list 4421 items. An index volume is also included, complete with prices for each lot. Profusely illustrated and indexed. Hardbound in original paper-wrapped boards, with the index volume hardbound in blue cloth, large 8vo.

Condition Description: Contents are tight. Covers are all sunned along their spines. Volumes I and VI also have tears along their spines.

Estimate:
$275.00 - $350.00

Starting bid: $140.00
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