1852 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED DETAILING EARLY BOOK BUY BY FAMED BOOKSELLER HENRY WHIPPLE

By: Colonel Henry Whipple

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Original 1852 manuscript document signed being a "Bookseller List ', (Salem, Mass). Bookseller list of items sold to Henry Whipple for books and items purchased from James Chaney. List of books purchased in 1851 include: 1 Lynds Etymology (thirty one cents); 1 Moorland's Cottage; 1 Proverbial Philosophy; 1 Penknife - James; 3 Nautical Almanacs; 1 German Without a Master; Paper 06 White Mountain Guide; Longfellow's Hyperion; Envelopes." Signed H. Whipple, Jan. 14, 1852. Henry Whipple was a bookseller in Salem Mass on Newbury Street. BIO NOTES: "Colonel Henry Whipple, who is remembered as one of our best citizens, kept, in connection with his bookstore, a "Fortunate Lottery Office." (From The Olden Time Series, Vol. 1: Curiosities of the Old Lottery, Gleanings Chiefly from Old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts, Henry M. Brooks). One source notes his bookseller business from 1851-1860 was Henry Whipple & Son. Very early for the White Mountain Guide, as well as the other mid 19th Century books on his list. Unique & Scarce. Fold marks, some bleed-through from pen on back. Mostly Fine Condition.

Title: 1852 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED DETAILING EARLY BOOK BUY BY FAMED BOOKSELLER HENRY WHIPPLE

Author Name: Colonel Henry Whipple

Categories: 19th Century Ephemera, 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: Salem, Massachusetts MA, 1852

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 000617

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