New York: H. R. Robinson, [ca. 1836]. the funeral of old tammany. Among the mourners are also the... Read More about “The Funeral of Old Tammany&rdquo
1916. A group of photo postcards showing a gathering of the Independent Patriotic Women's Division, which formed as part of the large national civic "preparedness" movement that arose in the early years of World War I. Images include a view of the division's tents pitched in a field, numerous group..... Read More about Group of 15 photo postcards showing the Independent Patriotic Women's Division
Philadelphia: Printed by William Dunlap [but G. W. Mentz/ E. C. Clay], 1758 [but 1828]. Reprint of the very rare 1758 editions, extracted from Ashbel Green's "Memoirs of the Rev. Joseph Eastburn" Journey through Canada. Captured in 1756 near Oswego by the French and Indians, Eastburn was taken to Canada..... Read More about A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings as well as the Wonderful Deliverances of...
New York: Published for the Booksellers, 1841. First edition. The Second Wall Street Novel -- Rare. A very early — in fact, the second — Wall Street novel about a young broker who fails on the street. It explains all the chicanery, stock manipulation, scams and even a faked panic..... Read More about A Week in Wall Street. By One Who Knows
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First edition. Read More about The Dutch Founding of New York
New York: J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company 57 Ross Street, 1903. First edition. Read More about Tales from the Bowery
Washington, D.C: November 24, 1967. “I must assure you that no collapse of any kind awaits this nation.”. At a time when the nation was facing the seeming dissolution of civil society and increasing urban riots, Johnson writes: “… You are perhaps aware of my partiality for the community newspaper..... Read More about Typed Letter, signed (possibly by auto-pen), as President, to John Scullin, Jr., of the STATEN...
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...
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..... 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”
New York: 13th April 1764. Father of the member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Roger Sherman. Read More about Signed partial document
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: John S. Taylor, 1853. First edition. Collection of essays, character sketches, and sketches on the scenery of New York. Includes a chapter on PT Barnum. Read More about A Pen-and-Ink Panorama of New-York City
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
(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..... 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