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    A Gorgeous English Horn Book
    from the Late Eighteenth Century

    [Horn Book]. Superb English Horn Book Possibly Engraved on Bone, Circa 1775. 2.25-inches x 5-inches. A beautiful example of this early teaching aid, artfully incised on bone with alphabet in upper and lower case, ampersand and vowels. Immediately below appears a beautiful eagle vignette. Shaped and pierced handle. In a full red morocco case by Rivière & Son, the lower portion lined with red velvet; the upper lid lined with moiré silk. A stunning example housed in an equally stunning case.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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