Signed limited edition of the History of Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York, signed by Andrew Carnegie. Octavo, 294pp. Blue-gray cloth, printed label title on spine, silver gilt decoration on cover. Top leaf gilt, uncut. Contemporary spine repair. Limited edition of 750 signed copies, this being number 398 signed by the author. Book includes signature of Andrew Carnegie on front end paper.
Comments: Founded in 1756, the Saint Andrews Society is the oldest charitable institution in the state of New York. It provided for the “needy Scots” of New York City. The signature of Andrew Carnegie features prominently on the front end paper. Additional signatures include: Robert Frater Munro, George Austin Morrison, John Reid, W. Butler Duncan and William Lyall.