[New York: circa 1910-20]. Quinn the Collector. Two small notes by John Quinn, New York attorney, art collector... Read More about Two autograph notes on collecting modern art, unsigned
New York: Doubleday, . Order of service and eulogies for the funeral mass for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, held at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 23 May 1994. Read More about In Memoriam Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis 1929-1994
New York: Printed by G.F. Hopkins, for William Dunlap, 1800. Page 8 lists the characters and performers as the play was "performed at the New-York Theatre, March 26, 1800." Read More about Pizarro in Peru or the Death of Rolla. A Paly in Five Acts. From the German of Augustus von...
New York & Chicgao: A. S. Barnes, nd. Read More about History of the City of New York
1953. One of 100 signed. Read More about Copper engraving: "Penthouse Roof"
1948. One of 100 signed. Read More about Engraving: "Alleyway"
New York: W.W. Norton, . First Edition. Inscribed. with associated ephemera laid in. Read More about The City
Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson & Brothers, . Reprint. George Lippard (1822-1854) was a close friend of Poe and founder of the Brotherhood of the Union, an early labor union. His popular fiction, which “represented the wildly subversive underside of the antebellum literary scene” (ANB) is often divided between the “city mysteries”..... Read More about The Empire City; or, New York by Night and Day. Its Aristocracy and its Dollars
Cincinnati: H.M. Rulison, 1853. First edition. In NEW YORK Lippard launched “attacks on family concentrations of wealth, on slavery, and on an alleged attempt by Roman Catholics to infiltrate American schools and governments” (Reynolds, p. 23)George Lippard (1822-1854) was a close friend of Poe and founder of the Brotherhood of..... Read More about New York: Its Upper Ten and Lower Million
New York: The World, May 13, n.y. Thanking the Dean for his letter, writing “I wonder if you can realize what reassurance there is in such a letter from you to an author who, seeing the child for the first time in several months, is rather upset by the number..... Read More about Autograph letter signed “W Lippmann”
Queens Village, New York, NY: July 18, 1811. An indenture concerning a historically significant property on Long Island and a sale by Lloyd heir, John Nelson Lloyd (1783-1842), and his mother, Amelia White Lloyd (1760-1818), to John Nelson Lloyd’s sister, Angelina Lloyd Strong (1785-1814). Queens Village, originally annexed to Oyster..... Read More about Autograph manuscript indenture signed (“Jno Nelson Lloyd”) and (”Amelia Lloyd”) for the...
Syracuse, N.Y: J.G.K. Truair and Printers, Office of the Daily Journal, 1859. First edition. Read More about The Rev. J.W. Loguen as a Slave and as a Freeman. A Narrative of Real Life
New York: May 7, 1819. Manuscript Map of a Block in Old New York, 1819. Mr. Gardner's block, on Manhatten's Lower East Side, is bounded by Norfolk, Stanton, Suffolk and Rivington Streets, and consists of 32 numbered parcels of surveyed land, 16 fronting on Norfolk Street and 16 on Suffolk..... Read More about Manuscript map of “Property Situated on Norfolk Street belonging to Thos. Gardner, Esq.”...
New York: Sold by T. A. Ronalds, ca. 1800. Used to settle debts without money, especially between persons in different countries. Maverick was a noted New York Engraver, known for his portraits as well as his views. He was a general engraver and copper plate printer. Read More about A sheet of Exchange with the First (Second and Third) of Exchange portions, unaccomplished
New York: Cassell Publishing Company, . First edition. Samuel Ward McAllister (1827–1895) was the self-appointed arbiter of New York society from the 1860s to the early 1890s.McAllister coined the phrase "the Four Hundred". According to him, this was the number of people in New York who really mattered; the people..... Read More about Society As I Have Found It
(Paris: Contact Publishing Co, 1926. First edition. Printed in Dijon by Darantiere. " 'Post-Adolescence', actually McAlmon's first book, having been written previously to 'A Hasty Bunch', continued the story, with the scene shifting to Greenwich Village, where McAlmon had lived briefly in 1920, and where he had met four of..... Read More about Post Adolescence
New York City: August 28, 1854. A SURPRISINGLY POIGNANT POEM FROM A HARDENED VETERAN. Romantic in a style befitting the era, Farnum offers a graphic account of a a heart-wrenching scene from battle, which he describes as ”carelessly written but respectfully dedicated to Maria L. Green.” Reading in part:…”Where hot..... Read More about Autograph Document, Signed, "J. Egbert Farnum late of the U.S.A." Being a hand-written...
Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1822. Reports of the Quartermaster's Department and the Ordnance Department, including a statement of the progress made in the establishment of military depots in the United States also the expenses of the Court martial “convened for the trial of militia delinquents during the late..... Read More about Documents accompanying the Bill Making Further Appropriations for the Military Service of the U....
New York: The Knickerbocker Publishing Company, 1896. First edition. Lists the most cubable of men in NYC and America of that age. Read More about Select Organizations of the United States
London: Printed by and for T. Chapman, 1795. Signed Clement C. Moore. This is a copy from the library of the Reverend Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779-July 10, 1863), signed him on the verso of the front endpaper "Clement C. Moore." A Hebrew scholar and writer of verse, Moore..... Read More about The Seasons...with His Life and a Complete Index and Glossary. Embellished with 14 Fine...
London: printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1776. With Inscription That His Father Gave it to Him. This is a copy from the library of the Reverend Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779-July 10, 1863), signed by him on the front endpaper of each volume. In Volume One, "C.C...... Read More about Epistolae ad Pisones et Augustum
[New York: Privately Printed, 1880; 1881]. One of a few copies printed. A Shakespeare New York Calendar: "...one of a few copies printed..." Rare and charming little calendars compiled by this New York antiquarian, member of the New York Historical Society, and co-founder of the Bradford Club, which was a...... Read More about Events in the History of New York City with Illustrations from Shakespeare by a New Yorker
New York: E. Robinson, 1887. First edition. Read More about Robinson's Atlas of Morris County New Jersey Compiled from Official Records, Private Plans &...
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1864. Read More about The Rise of the Dutch Republic, A History
New York: Wm. G. Boggs, Printer, December, 1843. First Edition. Read More about New York 170 Years Ago, with a View, and Explanatory Notes
Albany: J. Munsell, 1852. First collected edition. The Kane-Storr Families. The papers had first appeared in “The Churchman.” They were the memorial papers for the three members of the Kane Family who passed away within four months, John Innes Kane of Woodlawn, Mary Kane, his wife and her brother-in-law, The..... Read More about The Kindred Dead