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Lot 85 - BARNES. A Tour Through the Island of St. Helena. 1817. - BARNES. A Tour Through the[...]

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BARNES. A Tour Through the Island of St. Helena. 1817.
BARNES. A Tour Through the Island of St. Helena. 1817. Original boards.
Barnes, John. A Tour Through the Island of St. Helena.... London: J. M. Richardson, 1817. [2], xx, 239 pp. 8vo. Colored frontispiece portrait. Original boards and printed spine label, edges untrimmed. Covers soiled, upper hinge cracked but holding, corners rubbed and bumped, chips to spine, shelfwear. Provenance: (Viscount?) Strathallan with his ownership signature to upper cover.

Notes : Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present the collection of Napoleonic items of George Eustis Paine, a noted 20th-century industrialist from New York, New York, and Newport, Rhode Island. The fine collection of over 155 items comes to sale from Michele Thomure from Illinois, who is Mr. Paine’s step-granddaughter. The sale features a Napoleonic library, including Napoleon’s personal map, autographed material, and books belonging to and about Napoleon several bronze sculptures of him portrait miniatures snuff boxes and other items of the era.

G. Eustis Paine (1893-1953) was a wealthy 20th-century industrialist, banker and executive, who was chairman of the board of the New York and Pennsylvania Co., paper manufacturers. He was born in Willsboro, New York and graduated from Columbia University. Besides the company he headed, he was Trustee of Hanover Bank, a director and chairman of the Fidelity-Phenix Fire Insurance Company’s executive committee, and a director and executive committee member of the Great Northern Paper Co.

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