Low, Peter (Boston, MA)
P. Low, ( Peter)
School, c. Washington
Massachusetts, 1852. 1.
Peter Low exhibited "Several Books of Custom Work in elegant bindings. Two
were in white calf, with mosaic work inside the cover; one of them (Burns,)was
not in good taste, the inlaying being too large to produce a good effect; the
other, (Prize Essays,) was in very good taste, and beautifully done; all the
books were first rate custom work, Mr Low also exhibited some loose cover, for
preserving costly binding, made of crimson velvet, and lined with watered
silk, a prime article for that purpose." First Exhibition and Fair of the
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association. September 10, 1837 pg
(1834) Listed as a bookbinder in: 23d Congress, first session, Massachusetts Resolutions Doc. no 175, March 1834
(1835) residence: 1 Beach. Boston City Directory.
Boston Directory, 1852, Adams. also: Massachusetts Register for the year
1853, George Adams.
Timothy B. Wilder Rare Books cataloged a copy of: Douglas James,
"Philosophy of the Mind", Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1839. Ticket of
P. Low on the front paste down.
21 Devonshire st.. (AND second variation): Corner Water and Devonshire.
Tickets in the Collection of the Virginia Historical Society, (1922.214.171.124)
prov. John & Suse Field