[Alexander Graham Bell.] Signed Autograph Presentation Inscription (to 'Lord Egerton') and Note, in copy of printed pamphlet: 'Communications received by Committee on the Census, United States Senate, relating to the Census Bill H. R. 1659.'

Author: 
Alexander Graham Bell [Wilbraham Egerton, 1st Earl Egerton; The Eleventh Census of the United States, 1890; Eugene Hale; Carroll D. Wright; William Godwin Moody; Nicholas Murray Butler]
Publication details: 
No publication details or date. [Washington, D. C.? Circa 1888.]
£500.00
SKU: 23213

43pp., 8vo. In good condition, on aged paper, with small label (with manuscript '7') on first page. In tasteful modern grey paper wraps with white printed label on front. Bell's presentation inscription, with the first line slightly trimmed at head, is on the title page: 'Lord Egerton | with the compliments of | Alexander Graham Bell' and '(Senate Document)'. Bell has also written, above the drop-head title (p.3): 'Suggestions by Alex. Graham Bell with regard to Defective Classes, Paper 31'. Bell's contribution, the longest in the volume, is on pp.31-37, with six tables in text. Other contributors, all writing to the Chairman of the Committee on the Census Eugene Hale, are: Carroll D. Wright; William Godwin Moody; Nicholas Murray Butler; John C. Black; Henry Hall; A. S. Batchellor; A. D. Ayling; A. S. Twitchell; J. A. Price; George H. Morgan; Charles A. Charman; John A. Gano; Newton Dexter; J. J. Glessner and J. C. Ambler; D. M. Thomas; Frank A. Flower; A. M. Heath, F. F. Dimick; Richard T. Ely; John A. Lane; C. P. Dewey. Excessively scarce: no copy on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.