The Canada Auction Series: Canadian Arts, Culture & History

November 26December 02, 2022
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LOT 110

Lot 110

Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon (1851-1915)

Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon (1851-1915)
Lot 110 Details
Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon (1851-1915)


first edition, 12mo., 347pp., portrait frontispiece with letter facsimile, full title and dedication page, in red linen boards with gilt title and decoration
6 x 4 in — 15.2 x 10.2 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $1,140
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon (1851-1915)
  • Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon (1851-1915)

Ex libris: M. A. Secord, Langford, Ont., (inscribed)


The inscribed provenance (M. A. Secord, Langford, Ont.,) is interesting in that in the book FitzGibbon recounts the legendary journey of the heroine bearing the same surname, leaving open the possibility that the book's original owner was a descendant of Laura Secord.

About Mary Agnes FItzgibbon
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Edge worn covers, front endpaper and first pages loose, with no losses.

LOT 110

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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