February 2015 Auction Ends Thursday, February 26th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/26/2015
Lot of four items from the Bunker Hill 100-year anniversary in 1875 comprising: (1) Centennial program, which opens with a lengthy poem about the battle by Oliver Wendell Holmes. Heavily illustrated with drawings, maps and portraits including those of Generals Gage, Warren and Howe. Runs 16pp. Measures 7.5'' x 10.25''. Staining, chipping to edges and detached rear cover. Good; (2) Book titled, ''Proceedings of the Bunker Hill Monument Association and Centennial Celebration, June 17 1875'', self-published by the Association: Boston: 1875. Runs 216pp. Bound in maroon textured paper boards with gilt lettering and design. Top edge gilt. Measures 6.5'' x 9.75''. Wear to exterior, bookplate affixed to front pastedown and stamping to fly leaf. Very good; (3) Partially-printed document issued by the Association, inducting one Amos Adams as a member, likely the preacher and patriot Amos Adams, who championed the Revolution. Fragile single-page document measures 11'' x 13''. Paper loss to right edge, tears and toning. Good; (4) Ribbon issued upon completion of the Bunker Hill Monument in 1843. Delicate ribbon bears an image of the obelisk-shaped monument, which was constructed of granite on Breed's Hill. Measures 3'' x 7.5''. Toning, pinhole and trimming to top edge. Very good.
Bunker Hill Centennial Items From 1875 -- Program & Book From the Centennial & Ribbon From the Unveiling of the Memorial MonumentBunker Hill Centennial Items From 1875 -- Program & Book From the Centennial & Ribbon From the Unveiling of the Memorial MonumentBunker Hill Centennial Items From 1875 -- Program & Book From the Centennial & Ribbon From the Unveiling of the Memorial MonumentBunker Hill Centennial Items From 1875 -- Program & Book From the Centennial & Ribbon From the Unveiling of the Memorial Monument
Bunker Hill Centennial Items From 1875 -- Program & Book From the Centennial & Ribbon From the Unveiling of the Memorial Monument
Bunker Hill Centennial Items From 1875 -- Program & Book From the Centennial & Ribbon From the Unveiling of the Memorial Monument
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Auction closed on Thursday, February 26, 2015.
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