September 23, 2021 10:00 EDT

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 18
 

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[Americana] [Revere, Paul] Morton, Perez
Printed Book-Plate and Cut Signature

Circa 1780s. Engraved spade-shield book-plate, printed by American Patriot Paul Revere, for Boston lawyer, and later, Massachusetts Speaker of the House and Attorney General, Perez Morton (1751-1837). 4 x 2 3/4 in. (102 x 70 mm). Lot includes Morton's cut signature, dated 1781, excised from an unknown book. Illustrated in Brigham, pp. 113-114

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Circa 1780s. Engraved spade-shield book-plate, printed by American Patriot Paul Revere, for Boston lawyer, and later, Massachusetts Speaker of the House and Attorney General, Perez Morton (1751-1837). 4 x 2 3/4 in. (102 x 70 mm). Lot includes Morton's cut signature, dated 1781, excised from an unknown book. Illustrated in Brigham, pp. 113-114

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