1928. Trout Fishing in ‘Crater Lake’. Read More about “Crater Lake”: Autograph Manuscript, Signed
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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...
Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1796. First edition, with half-title. Ames's speech was one of the most important regarding Jay's Treaty with England, effectively saving it. Read More about The Speech of Mr. Ames in the House of Representatives of the United States, when in Committee of...
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
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: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. Smith, Sidney L. One of 135 copies on French handmade paper. Read More about New York as Washington knew it after the Revolution
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...
Paris: Desventes de Ladoué, 1770. First edition. Contemporary Satire of Rousseau’s ‘Émile’. A satirical response to Rousseau’s Emile ou l'Education (1762). Where Émile is guided by a wise tutor, the author of Le Père avare mocks from the outset Rousseau’s dictum “le véritable précepteur est le père”, for the narrator’s..... Read More about Le Père Avare, ou Les Malheurs de L'Education; Contenant une idée de ceux de la Colonie de...
Washington: M'Gill & Withrow, 1861. Concerning what Garnett considered the disastrous economic and political consequences of the emancipation of slaves: "...the destruction of southern wealth and industry will be almost complete...You may substitue the slavery of the law...but you will get not half work; and in destroying the personal and..... Read More about Speech of Hon. M.R.H. Garnett of Virginia on the State of the Union Delivered in the House of...
New York: Joseph P. Dayt, 1927. With a flyer for 40 acres in Bedford Hills auction on Feb. 15, 1927 laid in. Read More about Estate of Jacob Appell, deceased...Tuesday Feburary 15, 1927
Chicago & St. Louis: 1882. A pulpy and cheaply-produced work on the James brothers and the Younger gang, with a frontispiece of Jesse James as he appeared after his death. Comprised of two parts, the first being about the James brothers and the second about the Youngers. "Part II is..... Read More about Train and Bank Robbers of the West. A Romantic but Faithful Story of Bloodshed and Plunder,...
Boston: J. Eastman Chase, 7 Hamilton Place, . A rare photographic portrait of Massachusetts’ North Shore region, including Manchester by the Sea, Beverly Farms, and Pride’s Crossing, with beautifully reproduced photogravures by Jeanette M. Appleton. Read More about Photogravures of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Beverley Farms, Pride's Crossing
New Haven: Published for the Dept. of Archeology / Phillips Academy. Andover, Massachussetts / By the Yale University Press, 1930. Read More about The Indians of Pecos Pueblo. A Study of Their Skeletal Remains
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1919. Number 1129 of 1200 copies. Read More about The Colonial Architecture of Salem
Bristol, PA: 1913. Letter from Charles E. Scott, cashier of the Farmers National Bank of Bucks County, concerning an article written by Edward Biddle about the bank's architecture. "The only alteration of the interior was the conversion of the river front parlor into a banking room. A country director several..... Read More about Autograph letter, signed. One page to Edward Biddle, Esq. " I have read with much delight...