EARLY RARE LATTER-DAY SAINTS HYMNAL, 1839
(MORMONISM) ELSWORTH, Benjamin C. Collection of Sacred Hymns. Mexico, New York, 1839.
An early and rare Latter-Day Saints Hymnal from upstate New York in 1839, in contemporary sheep binding. $75,000.
FINE 1863 ABRAHAM LINCOLN AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED AS PRESIDENT DURING THE CIVIL WAR TO MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL BUTTERFIELD
LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph note signed "A. Lincoln" Washington, May 11, 1863.
Fine Abraham Lincoln autograph note signed, penned entirely by Lincoln while President at a critical moment during the Civil War. Following a Union loss at Chancellorsville, President Lincoln requests from General Joseph Hooker's chief of staff, Major General Daniel Butterfield, additional details regarding the President's personal visit to northern Virginia only a few days after the defeat. $20,000.
“ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE INCIDENTS IN THE WHOLE OF MARITIME HISTORY”
BLIGH, William. A Voyage to the South Sea. London, 1792.
First edition of the official account of the mutiny on the Bounty and "one of the most heroic sea voyages ever made" (Hill), with stipple-engraved frontispiece portrait of Captain Bligh and seven engraved plates and charts (five folding). Beautifully bound. $17,800.