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  M & S Library Number: 24689

    (HOMER, WINSLOW). Proceedings at the Reception and Dinner in Honor of George Peabody, Esq., of London, by the Citizens of the Old Town of Danvers, October 9, 1856. To which is Appended an Historical Sketch of the Peabody Institute. Boston: Henry W. Dutton & Son, 1856. 1st ed. Tall 8vo. 6, [1], 195 pp. Illustrated with tinted full page inserted lithographs, by Bufford. Orig. plain stamped brown cloth. Two are initialled by Homer. Slight spinal chipping. Inner hinges cracked. Some foxing. Lacking front endpaper. $225.00


    Hamilton 848. Peters, p. 119, 223-4. Homer was for two years an apprentice with Bufford. He was just twenty years old when he worked on the lithographs contained in this volume; his initials appear on two. A superior binding for this title, which also appears with gilt stamping or gilt edges.


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