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    Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton's Prayer Book. The Book of Common Prayer (Philadelphia: 1864), original brown leather, raised bands, gilt title on spine; inscribed on front free endpaper, in an unidentified hand, "Edwin M. Stanton / Christmas 1865". Accompanied by a photocopy of a notarized affidavit signed by Edwin M. Stanton (great, great grand-nephew of the secretary), 11 September 1978, identifying the book and detailing his acquisition of it by descent. Wear on spine and covers; very good.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th Thursday
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