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2024 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 6, 2024 09:00AM EDT
Lot 601

12 Charleston SC Historical and Art Related Books

Estimate: $300 - $400

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1st - 2nd Items: Two Copies of ALICE RAVENEL HUGER SMITH OF CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA: AN APPRECIATION ON THE OCCASION OF HER EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY, Privately Published by Her Friends, Charleston, 1956. Limited to 800 copies, 59pp.; listing of friends/donors laid in. Note: Charleston artist Smith was instrumental in the Charleston Renaissance along with friends Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, Alfred Hutty, and Anna Heyward Taylor. 3rd - 4th Items: CHARLES FRASER, by Alice R. Huger Smith and D.E. Huger Smith, New York: Frederic Fairchild Sherman, 1924. 1st edition, Limited to 325 copies, 58 pp. Illustrated, reproductions of 51 miniature portraits with descriptions. Original black cloth boards, newspaper clippings of Fraser's work laid in; Also, a later edition of the same book, published by Garnier & Co. in 1967, limited to 1000 copies. 5th - 6th Items: Two copies of A CHARLESTON SKETCHBOOK 1796-1806, by Charles Fraser, The Carolina Art Association, 1940; containing forty prints from original watercolors of Charleston and  surrounding area, including plantations and parish churches. 7th - 8th Items: Two copies of THE CULTURE OF EARLY CHARLESTON, by Frederick P. Bowes, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1942. 9th - 10th Items: Two copies of MELLOWED BY TIME, A CHARLESTON NOTEBOOK, by Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, Illustrated with pencil drawings by the author; Bostick & Thornley, Inc, Columbia South Carolina, 1953. 11th Item: CHARLESTON, PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIES by F. S. Lincoln, New York: Corinthian Publications, Inc., 1946. 12th Item: Bound copy of a section of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, June 1857, containing 22 pages of text and illustrations regarding the city of Charleston.

PROVENANCE: By descent in the historic Pinckney family of Runnymede Plantation, South Carolina.


All in Good condition with age-appropriate wear, including toning, scuffs to covers, and owners' names. One copy of A CHARLESTON SKETCHBOOK 1796-1806 ex-library. Harper's Monthly loose in binding.

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By descent in the historic Pinckney family of Runnymede Plantation, South Carolina.