London: Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street, Fleet Street, 1828. First Editiion. One of the most... Read More about Mexico in 1827
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London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1775. First edition. “Best 18th century English source on the Southern tribes” (Sabin), written by “one of the most colorful figures in Southern colonial history” (Clark), a man who for forty years traded with the Indians. From 1735 until 1759 he traded with..... Read More about The History of the American Indians; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Mississippi,...
San Francisco: Sierra Club, . First edition. Read More about These We Inherit. The Parklands of America
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1889-1890. First editions. Read More about History of the United States during the First and Second Administrations of Thomas Jefferson
Washington: [Privately printed at the Press of J. H. Furst Co., Baltimore.], 1910. First edition. Signed by Adams at the end of the introductory letter, as it seems that most copies were.Adams, historian and a direct descendant of John Quincy Adams, published and disseminated widely this present work. It is..... Read More about A Letter to American Teachers of History
Quincy [MA]: 11 September 1843. John Quincy Adams Supports U.S. Purchase of Noah Webster's Synopsis. In this letter to Noah Webster's son William G. Webster, the former President endorses the suggestion of “purchasing the synopsis of [your father's] great work and causing it to be deposited in [the Library of..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, to the son of Noah Webster, concerning his support of the Federal...
Boston: Press of the Boston Daily Advertiser, L. L. Lewis, Printer, 1829. First edition, with a period in imprint at end of “Congress-street”. The previous October the National Intelligencer had contained a statement made by the President denouncing “certain citizens of Massachusetts as having been engaged in a design to..... Read More about Correspondence between John Quincy Adams, Esquire President of the United States and Several...
Boston: Published by Oliver and Munroe, 1808. First edition. Page 4 unnumbered though comparison of the issue with the page numbered shows no differences. Commenting upon American co-minister in Great Britain Pickering's pamphlet on the Embargo and the the controversy between England and the United States. Adams felt the need..... Read More about A Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...on the present State of Our national Affairs: With...
Boston: Published by Oliver and Munroe, 1808. First edition. Page 4 numbered though comparison of the issue with the page unnumbered shows no differences. Commenting upon American co-minister in Great Britain Pickering's pamphlet on the Embargo and the the controversy between England and the United States. Adams felt the need..... Read More about A Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...on the present State of Our national Affairs: With...
New Haven: Sidney's Press, 1808. Commenting upon American co-minister in Great Britain Pickering's pamphlet on the Embargo and the the controversy between England and the United States. Adams felt the need to respond noting that several statements which Pickering made were biased or not completely true and needed clarification. American..... Read More about A Letter to the Hon. Harrison Gray Otis...on the present State of Our national Affairs: With...
Washington, D.C: Gales & Seaton, 1821. Read More about Message from the President of the United States transmitting a Report of the Secretary of State...
Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1831. First edition. This July 4 address is significant, because Adams addresses South Carolina's growing attachment to Nullification as a desirable response to federal tariff policies. He shows here that Nullification is an "effort to organize insurrection against the laws of the United States. "..... Read More about An Oration addressed to the Citizens of the Town of Quincy, on the Fourth of July, 1831, the...
Cincinnati, Ohio: Strobridge & Co, 1871. First edition. "In 1871, his Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History was published by Strobridge & Company of Cincinnati, Ohio, the premier publisher of American commercial art. The technique of chromolithography offered the emerging middle class affordable color reproductions and, in this case, made lessons of history..... Read More about Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern and Biblical History. Synchronized by Sebastian C. Adams....
np: 1952. Eisenhower's Vicuña Coat Man. Read More about Autograph Note Signed to LIFE photographer ALFRED EISENSTAEDT, "For Alfred Eisenstaedt with...
Chicago: July 19, 1912. A letter of thanks for a $25 donation to Hull-House. Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Jane Addams"), to "My dear Mrs. Gregory"
N. P: . Contributor's Copy–Honoring Adenauer. From the library of Henry Cabot Lodge who was one on the contributors to this collection. The magazine “Der Spiegel” produced a special issue to honor Chancelor Adenauer on his retirement. This notebook contains facsimiles of the contributions. The contributors are Harold Macmillan, Dwight..... Read More about Abschied Von Konrad Adenauer. 42 Briefe
Poughkeepsie: [Privately Printed], 1893. First edition. The Adirondacks in the 1850s. The first half of the book contains a memoir or collection of letters on deer hunting, fishing, and outdoor life in the Adirondacks, Michigan, and Canada in the 1950 and 1860s. Read More about Letters from the Woods. [Editorial Correspondence.] Random Rhymes, from 20 to 70. Annual...
Privately printed, 1952. First edition. Uncommon memoir of this early sportsmen's club in the heart of the Adirondacks. Great photographs.Speare is also author of VERSES IN FRENCH CANADIAN PATOIS (1957), which includes poems relating to the Adirondacks. Read More about Hollywood Club Memoirs
Atlanta, GA: Conference on Education and Race Relations, n.d. [ca.1936]. The songs were selected from the anthology "Southland Spirituals" (Rodeheave Hall-Mack Co, 1936). Inserted in this copy is a program from the American Friendship Candle Light Service, February 9, 1941, from the Grace Universalist Church (Franklin, Massachussetts), and a few..... Read More about Songs of the South. Words and Music of 17 Favorite Negro Spirituals
N. P: n.d. [1970's]. Each drawing showing a view of a small farm of an African-American family, probably southern. The first showing a woman in apron and cap churning butter on the porch,h talking to a young boy in a baseball cap while on the front steps a young girl..... Read More about 4 Original pen drawings signed “L. H. Sartor”
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917. Read More about Negro Education. A Study of the Private and Higher Schools for Colored People in the United...
Boston: Gould, Kendall and Lincoln, 59 Washington Street, 1850. First Edition. Famous scientific expedition exploring the Northern End of Lake Superior was composed of Scientists and Students (mostly from Harvard). Read More about Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation and Animals. With a Narrative of the Tour, by...
[N.p.]: 1927. Short history of Alaska by missionary H.P. Corser, author of Totem Lore and Through the Thousand Islands of Alaska. Read More about Seventy-Six Page History of Alaska