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    Civil War Era Autograph Album belonging to Boston Journal reporter Albert G. Hills. 12mo, unpaginated. Brown leather over boards. Design stamped into the spine; "Autographs" stamped in gilt. Page edges are in gilt. Front and back boards feature a wreath and book design with "Autographs" printed above, also in gilt, bordered by stamped floral pattern.
    Notable signatures found within include: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, former Massachusetts governor Edward Everett, and General Nathaniel P. Banks.

    In addition to the album, an assortment of clipped signatures and business cards laid in. Includes signatures of Stephen N. Stockwell, Thomas H. Benton and a signed autograph letter from Josiah Quincy to Albert G. Hills dated July 23, 1897. Rubbing on the spine and moderate shelf wear along the edges of the boards. Some pages loose.

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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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