Auction Closing: June 8, 2024 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Lot Number: 16
Estimate Range: $350 - $450
“American Autographs” Reference Set by Charles Hamilton the Absolute “Bible” for American Historical Autographs

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(CHARLES HAMILTON) 1983-Dated, First Edition - Complete Two Volume Reference Book Set, “American Autographs” Long Out of Print in High Collector Demand, Choice Extremely Fine.

1983 First Edition of “AMERICAN AUTOGRAPHS”, by Charles Hamilton, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 634 pages in Two Volumes, measuring 9” x 12.25”, not signed, Complete. Internally NEAR NEW. The end papers are printed with a facsimile of the bottom portion of the Declaration of Independence, including the signatures. The hard cover boards are bound in dark blue faux leather and turquoise buckram and are imprinted in gold and blue foil, no library markings or personalization, small tears from use at the upper edges of the faux leather spines. The bindings are tight and square, and the pages are otherwise bright and clean. This is an outstanding set that any serious collector of American historical autographs must have for their authentication reference library. Currently long out of print and Scarce.

1. Volume 1 includes printed facsimile signatures of: Signers of the Declaration of Independence, along with officers, statesmen, and patriots of the American Revolutionary War.

2, Volume 2 contains: Printed facsimile signatures of Presidents of the United States, from George Washington to Ronald Reagan.