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[Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. Memorial Book for Dr. R. Allison Miller].

[Insurance]: [Calligraphy and Engrossing]

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[Philadelphia]: [Penn Mutual Insurance Company], (1905). 4to. Full gilt leather with five raised bands. Silk moire endpapers, with elaborately gilt leather overlap to paste-downs. In original matching slipcase. Five full-color, expertly engrossed pages with blanks surrounding, plus half-title and several blank prelims. Generally near fine with touches of rubbing here and there. A bit musty; four water spots to slipcase only. Some offsetting to surrounding blank pages and a few faint ink smudges to last couple of pages. Near fine. (Item ID: 13905)

A sumptuous and gorgeous production commissioned by Penn Mutual Insurance on the death of its first president, Dr. R. Allison Miller. Dr. Miller, a dentist in Huntingdon PA before becoming an agent and trustee of Penn Mutual, was elected as the company's president in 1884 and served until his death in 1905. The full-color and full-page engrossing and calligraphy is superb, so detailed in places it appears almost engraved. A touching memento of a successful businessman, a lovely document of one of the oldest companies in the United States, and an extraordinary example of turn-of-the-century calligraphy.


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