Paris: Librairie Morgand, printed by L. Daniel of Lille, 1899. Copy No. 49 of 350 numbered copies. Beautifully... Read More about La Collection Dutuit Livres et Manuscrits
Washington, D.C: Dec 24 1859. Sherman was arguably the greatest American autograph collector of the 19th Century. Tazewell (December 17, 1774- May 6, 1860) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from and the 26th Governor of Virginia. Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed. To Hon. Littleton W. Tazewell asking for autograph and sending him...
New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1907. New edition, with additions. Read More about Hours in the Library
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1921. First Edition, First Issue. Presentation Copy, Inscribed by Winship. Printed by Harvard Librarian George Winship at his Private Press. Read More about Confessions of a Unionist. An Unpublished ‘Talk on Things Current’ … Written in the Year...
Cambridge in Massacusetts: Stone & Kimball, 1893. First Edition. The first book by Stone & Kimball, written by one of the co-publishers. They started this highly influential firm while they were still students at Harvard. Read More about First Editions of American Authors. A Manual for Book-Lovers…with an Introduction by Eugene Field
leeds: Printed for Private Circulation, 1931. First edition. Inscribed to Arthur Swann 31/3/31. Read More about The Brotherton Library. A Catalogue of ancient Manuscripts and early printed books, collected by...
London: Richard Gilbert St. John's Square, Clerkenwell, . Carlyle was a distinguished Arabic scholar, who in his capacity as chaplain to Lord Elgin made an extensive tour of the Near East; in the course of this tour he collected many Greek and Syrian MSS. Read More about An Account of Greek Manuscripts: Chiefly Biblical, which had been in the Possession of the Late...
August 30th, 1858. DESPERATE AUTOGRAPH SEEKER. A desperate entreaty to the retired congressman, senator, and 26th Governor of Virginia from an autograph seeker best known for his translations of Jules Verne’s works. Reading in part: "I have taken the liberty, Sir of addressing you this note, for the purpose of..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Geo. M. Towle") to Hon. Littleton W. Tazewell ("Dear...
102 Upper Street, Islington: Feb. 14, 1838. From one collector to another. Read More about ALS. To Josiah French
Moorsfield: London Institution, Dec. 17, 1823 (?). Note says this was the portrait used in the "Diary." Charles Robert Cockerell was born in London on 27 April 1788, the third of eleven children of Samuel Pepys Cockerell. Read More about ALS. To William Sharp. About engraving of portrait of Pepys owned by Mr Cockerell
24 March 1813-19, March 1826. William Upcott was the collector par excellence of all manner of items, every inch of the walls of his rooms and every drawer being crammed with his collections. He was the assistant librarian at the London Instiution (1806-1834). Booksellers know him principally as the author..... Read More about Archive of 9 Autograph Letters to Elizabeth Adkins (My dear E., my little Favorite, etc.) and 3...
Hamburg: Christiani Heroldi, 1753. Fourth Edition. "A second variety of bibliographical compilation based largely on catalogues of private libraries serves both scholars and dealers. It consists in excerpting the titles of books believed to be rare and presenting them in a list...Perhaps the best known and successful compilation of this..... Read More about Catalogus historico-criticus liborum rariorum jam curis quartis recognitus et copiosa accessione...
Newman Street [London]: March 6, 1803. Regarding Fuseli's lectures. In part: "I am sorry you should not have been present at Mr. Fuseli's two preceeding lectures in the Royal Academy; he will give one tomorrow night ... and the inclosed card [not present] will admit you ... Your station in..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Benjn. West"), to Charles Burney, Jr, regarding Fuseli's...
London: Printed for Private Circulation Only, 1922-36. First edition, one of 200 sets. T.J. Wise, in the Original Cloth. Read More about The Ashley Library
Austin (Texas): The University of Texas, 1920. Printed by E. T. Heron & Co., London. First edition, one of 120 copies, this one unnumbered and unsigned. Contains entries for nearly 100 spurious 19th-century pamphlets forged by editor Thomas J. Wise, as well as numerous copies of 17th-century plays "improved" with..... Read More about A Catalogue of the Library of the Late John Henry Wrenn compiled by Harold B. Wrenn Edited by...
G.E. Chairman and Public Servant Owen D. Young to Alfred Eisenstaedt. Owen D. Young (1874-1962), trained as a lawyer, was a man of many parts. He was an industrialist, chairman of General Electric and founder of RCA; a public servant, serving as member of various international conferences and later on..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, Van Homesville, NY, October 1949