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    Autograph Album Containing Signatures of the 29th US Congress. Unusual 8" x 10" calf autograph album with stamped gilt decoration and lettering, containing printed pages featuring the "Arms of Each State and other Appropriate Engravings, Containing the Autograph of the President and Congress." These engraved leaves with facsimile signatures are followed by blank pages upon which other autographs can be written. This amazing book contains the autographs of the following individuals: David Atchison, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Johnson, Howell Cobb, Alexander H. Stephens, Stephen A. Douglas, Hannibal Hamlin, Simon Cameron, John C. Calhoun, John A. Dix, Thomas Rusk, James A. Seddon, and many others including the entire 29th US Congress (which approved the annexation of Texas into the Union).

    Corners and edges of boards are well worn; upper cover is sunned and bears occasional stains. Textblock shows occasional foxing, but is generally fine.


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    June, 2008
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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