Lot 531    

Nine Books & Albums about Jenny Lind,
2007, Historic Americana, June 6 & 7
includes: Beman, Samuel. Nightingale; or, the Jenny Lind Songster.... N.Y.: Stringer & Townsend, 1850. 12mo in half calf with marbled board, 240pp. Stringer & Townsend were located below P.T. Barum's museum; PLUS Jenny Lind Album. New York: Cornish, Lamport & Co., n.d. 4to in embossed black leather with gilt portrait of Jenny on cover, hand-colored lithograph of Jenny on title page and second black and white on frontis, gilt fore-edges and un-numbered blank pages for autographs and inscriptions with numerous lithographs and song sheets interspersed. Many pages with inked inscriptions including poetry with dates from 1853-57; PLUS a second autograph album of the same title, n.p., n.d., 4to in embossed brown leather with gilt title plate interspersed with lithographs and numerous 3.5" x 4.7" colored lithographed tipped in cards or book plates with embossed gilt scroll work surround and other tipped in items such as cdv of General Tom Thumb and wife. Many manuscript pages with fine calligraphy and Spencerian-type drawings, dated from 1852-59; PLUS book entitled Christian Parlor Book with an article and lithograph of Jenny on pp 80-83, 8vo in embossed blue cloth boards; PLUS book Barnum, P.T. Struggles and Triumphs; or, Forty Years' Recollections of P.T. Barnum. Buffalo (NY): The Courier Co., Buffalo, 1875. 12mo in embossed green cloth boards, 874pp with chapter XVII devoted to Jenny; PLUS a reprint of this chapter in blue cloth boards with gilt title; AND 3 20th century books with Jenny as subject including Ware, W.P & T.C. Lockhard, Jr. The Lost Letters of Jenny Lind, plus Schultz, G.D. Jenny Lind The Swedish Nightingale, and Horan, J.D. Mathew Brady historian with a Camera. All 3 with d.j.

Provenance:  
Ex R. Trump Collection.


Condition:  
1st cracked hinges some toning and shelf wear, VG; 2nd minor shelf wear, VG+; 3rd moderate wear to boards and chips on spine; 4th wear to boards, scattered foxing, missing title page, only G; 5th minor shelf wear and even toning, VG; 6th EXC; 7th-9th VG.
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