Group of four items in excellent condition.

BUNKER HILL CENTENNIAL, 1875.

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Boston: 1875. (Item ID: 2390)


1). MEMORIAL BUNKER HILL. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1875. 16 pages. Illustrated with wood-engravings. Quarto, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Pictorial gray wrappers. A crisp, clean copy, with the opening five pages being a poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes titled "Grandmother's Story of Bunker-Hill Battle: as She Saw it from the Belfry." BAL 8898.
2). (Cover title) SOUVENIR OF 1775 - LEXINGTON - 1875. (Boston: James R. Osgood & Co, 1875). 16 pages. Illustrated. Quarto, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Pictorial gray wrappers. A fine copy, issued at the request of the Lexington Centennial Committee. The opening page is a poem by Whittier titled "Lexington." BAL 21926.
3). BUNKER HILL CENTENNIAL. Folio, 22 x 16 inches. Souvenir newspaper. 8 pages, in one large uncut sheet. Light soiling. The mast head reads "This Edition of 100,000 copies printed and published by Rand, Avery & Co., 117 Franklin Street, Boston, June 17, 1875." The printing is a blend of eighteenth and nineteenth century typography.
4). BOSTON WEEKLY TRANSCRIPT. Boston, Tuesday Morning, June 22, 1875. Folio, 23 x 18 inches); folded with a few minor tears at folds. Lead column is "Our Centennial. The Reunion of the States on Sacred Ground... Exercises on Bunker Hill."



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