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Champlain, [New York]: Privately Printed at the Moorfield Press, 1931. First edition, limited to 58 numbered copies. Thomas Nye's 1837 account of his journey to marry Corrina Bowman of Duncklee's Grove, Illinois, describing his travels from Montreal to Chicago, through the Great Lakes, including mention of Cleveland, Detroit, Lake Michigan..... Read More about TWO LETTERS OF THOMAS NYE, Relating to A Journey from Montreal to Chicago in 1837. Edited by Hugh...
np: [American Review], . A set of portraits which originally appeared in the American Review. Apparently they were published in this form by popular demand. Many are engraved after daguerretypes by Mathew Brady. Portraits include Zachary Taylor, Daniel Webster, etc. Read More about The Whig Portrait Gallery (from front cover
Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Man Suffrage Association, 1884. First edition, Boston imprint; variant issue (unrecorded by OCLC), with Massachusetts Man Suffrage imprint [also seen with no publisher's imprint and variant title]. Issued by Massachusetts Man Suffrage Association. OCLC lists no holdings of this issue, published by the Boston Man Suffrage Association;..... Read More about LETTER FROM MRS. CLARA T. LEONARD: Formerly Member of the State Board of Health, Lunacy, and...
Düsseldorf; Berlin: Buddeus; Julius Springer, 1873-84. First Editions. The first four parts of Holst’s monumental study of American History leading up to the Civil War. Contents: 1. Theil. Staatensouveränetät und Sklaverei. [1. Abtheilung. Von der Entstehung der Union bis zur Kompromiß von 1833.] Erster Band. Von der Administration Jackson’s bis..... Read More about Verfassung und Demokratie der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika [1. bis 4. Abtheilungen
Hildburghausen & New York: Bibliographischen Institut, 1854. with 48 finely engraved steel plates, most depicting American scenes: the White House; Philadelphia; Illinois; Westpoint; Fort Snelling, Minnesota; Niagra Falls; the Stone Walls, upper Missouri; New Orleans; Colorado River, etc. Read More about Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildun und Beschreibung des Sehenswertheften und Merkwürdigsten der...
Amherst, Mass: vp, 1822-1945. Edward Dickinson (1803-1874), father of Emily, was a prominent Amherst lawyer, treasurer of Amherst College, and U.S. Congressman. He was the son of Samuel Fowler Dickinson, one of the founders of Amherst College. He graduated from Yale in 1823, and opened a law office in Amherst..... Read More about Extensive File of Catalogues of Faculty and Students, from 1822 to 1945
Amherst: J.S. & C. Adams, 1838. Read More about Horae Collegian: a Literary Periodical Conducted By the Undergraduates of Amherst College. Volume...
[Amherest , Mass: 1874]. Melvil Dewey was the Class of 1874. Read More about Amherst College. Class of 1874
Amherst: 1850s. And No Opium Too!!! Membership certificate to the Antivenenean Society, a temperance society that was active at Amherst College during the mid-nineteenth century. Read More about Certificate of Membership in the Antivenenean Society of Amherst College
Greenfield, Mass: Denio and Phelps, Printers, 1818. Rare broadside printing of the trustees and male and female students in the 1818 class of Amherst Academy. Founded in 1814 by a group of town leaders that included Noah Webster and Samuel Fowler Dickinson, Amherst Academy quickly rose to prominence as an..... Read More about Catalogue of the Trustees, Instructors, and Students of Amherst Academy November, 1818
In 1967, Amory founded the Fund for Animals, with a planned focus on protecting animals from hunters and creating animal sanctuaries. The Fund struggled during the first years of its existence, but became known in 1979 for sponsoring a removal by air and land of 580 Grand Canyon burros slated..... Read More about Photo of Cleveland Amory with Grand Canyon burro in his arms: Inscribed: "For Richard...
New York: Harper, . First Edition. Read More about Who Killed Society?
Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, nd . Read More about Memoirs of Catharine Brown, A Christian Indian, of the Cherokee
[New York: for the friend of Edward Eberstadt, Christmas, 1951]. One of 100 copies printed from the American Turf Register, 1837. Read More about Adventures in the Rocky Mountains in 1834
Jacksonville: Douglas Printing Co, 1950. First edition. Revierw copy with slip laid in. REVIEW COPY. Read More about A Yank Pioneer in Florida. Recounting the Adventures of a City Chap who Came to the Wilds of...
Washington, D.C: Farnham, 1857. Second Edition. Inscribed. Inscribed on the half-Title: "Edmund Flagg Esq./ with the regards of/ C.C. Andrews." Second edition is printed in same year as the first. Read More about Minnesota and Dacotah: in letters descriptive of a tour through the North-West, in 1856
October 1860. In the autumn of 1860, Andrews accompanied the 19-year-old Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VII, on an extensive tour of the United States and Canada. As the excursion’s official artist, he produced numerous sketches for the Illustrated London News. On October 1, the Prince left Pittsburgh..... Read More about Junction of the Potomac and Shenandoha ... Harper's Ferry [graphite and wash drawing, signed,...
New York: Privately printed for William Loring Andrews, 1897. One of 80 copies printed by The Gilliss Press on handmade paper. Read More about Fragments of American History
New York: Publkished and for Sale by Dodd, Mead and Company, 1897. One of 115 copies on hand made paper. Read More about A Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England. Engraved by William Burgis in 1726. The...
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1908. First edition, one of 115 copies, all on Van Gelder hand-made paper manufactured in Holland. Read More about Jacob Steendam noch Vaster. A Memoir of the First Poet in New Netherland with translations of his...
Boston: 1978. Roswell Angier (b. 1940) is a Boston-based photographer known for his early 1970's images of Boston’s "Combat Zone", the area along Washington Street of strip clubs and burlesque houses. Read More about Cambridge, 1978
Boston: 1982. Roswell Angier (b. 1940) is a Boston-based photographer known for his early 1970's images of Boston’s "Combat Zone", the area along Washington Street of strip clubs and burlesque houses. Read More about Elizabeth, N.J., 1982
Boston: 1982. Roswell Angier (b. 1940) is a Boston-based photographer known for his early 1970's images of Boston’s "Combat Zone", the area along Washington Street of strip clubs and burlesque houses. Read More about Glenrio, Texas, 1982
Boston: 1979. Roswell Angier (b. 1940) is a Boston-based photographer known for his early 1970's images of Boston’s "Combat Zone", the area along Washington Street of strip clubs and burlesque houses. Read More about Hollysue, Revere Beach, 1979