Low, Peter (Boston, MA)

P.  Low, ( Peter)

Bookbinder

School, c. Washington

Boston

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.

  1. Boston Directory, 1852,  Adams. also: Massachusetts Register for the year
    1853, George Adams.

  2. 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.

  3. 21 Devonshire st..  (AND second variation): Corner Water and Devonshire. 
    Tickets in the Collection of the Virginia Historical Society, (1997.191.6.2)
    prov. John & Suse Field 

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