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1883-1887 AUTOGRAPH FRIENDSHIP ALBUM KEPT BY MISS ANNA GUERNSEY OF NAVARRE, OHIO by  Navarre / Anna Guernsey Ohio - Original album - 1883 - from R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

1883-1887 AUTOGRAPH FRIENDSHIP ALBUM KEPT BY MISS ANNA GUERNSEY OF NAVARRE, OHIO

by Ohio, Navarre / Anna Guernsey

Condition: Very Good


1883. Original album. Hardcover. Very Good. (42)pp of entries, varying from a few lines to full-page. Begins with a chromolitho title-page, "Paragon Autograph Album." Ohio place names of entries include: Navarre, Mt. Vernon, Orrville, Leesville, Massillon, Richville, Surnames include: Maxwell, Herr, Arick, Westerfield, Cross, Oliver, Beck, Leeper, Camp, Duncan, Hester, Adair,Fry, Biddle, Rider, Wolfe, Gallagher, and Baumgardner. Near the back of the album is an entry addressed to "Sister Anna" and signed "Your Sister, Rosa E. Guernsey." Bound in black morocco, elaborate cover decorations in silver and gilt with word "Album," all edges gilt. 5" x 7.5". Spine ends chipped.




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