New York: Privately printed, 1940. First edition, number 192 of 200 copies for private distribution. Sport on Long... Read More about We Knapps Thought it Was Nice
A list of buyers and money spent. On p.5 is a summary-"Amount of the appraisal $462.61/Amount of the Vendue list $302.09/ less on sale $160.52." Read More about Manuscript of "A lis (sic) of the vendue led at the late residence of Abn. Emens, des. in...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1940. First Editiob. Inscribed to Gov. Charles Edison "To Charles Edison the Governorof the sate of New Jersey with the sincere regards of Joseph S. Auerbach." Read More about The Bar of Other Days
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, (1985; 1986; 1986). First editions (City of Glass is a second printing). Inscribed to Poet Clark Coolidge. The complete New York Trilogy, Paul Auster's classic meta-fictional detective story, with each copy inscribed by the author to poet Clark Coolidge. This was Auster's second work..... Read More about The New York Trilogy: City of Glass; Ghosts; The Locked Room
Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, (1985; 1986; 1986). First editions, each title one of 26 lettered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. 1 of 26 Signed copies. The complete New York Trilogy, Paul Auster's classic meta-fictional detective story, in the smallest limitation, one of 26 lettered..... Read More about The New York Trilogy: City of Glass; Ghosts; The Locked Room
Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald, . Read More about Annual Announcement and Catalogue of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, Md. 1886-7
np: [Produced by Rutledge Books, 1984]. First edition. Read More about Baltusrol 90 Years in the Mainstream of American Golf
Boston: Maynard & Noyes, 1848. First edition. In 1848, Dr. John Parker Maynard, of Dedham, Mass., announced a plaster consisting of a fluid derived from gun cotton dissolved in sulfuric ether, brushed on the skin, covered with cotton strips. In 1874, Robert Wood Johnson and George J. Seabury, working in..... Read More about History of the Discovery and Mode of Application of the liquid adhesive plaster, or ethereal...
Baltimore: Thomas Murphy, 1823. First edition. The establishment of the Second Bank of the United States in 1816 prompted immediate distrust of the institution, with opponents charging it as constitutionally illegitimate and a direct threat to Jeffersonian agrarianism. With more local banks than any other state, Maryland faced an unprecedented..... Read More about An Exhibit of the Losses Sustained at the Office of Discount and Deposit Baltimore, under the...
New York: January 3, 1962. Read More about Portrait photograph of Amiri Baraka (formerly Leroi Jones
11 Dec 1808. Barlow was a poet, politician and a Hartford Wit. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed. About fencing. "Dear Madam. I would be much obliged to you to...
October 20, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art seriously, amassing..... Read More about Portait photograph of Albert C. Barnes
Marion, PA: September 17, 1937. Barnes, Albert C(oombs): Pharmaceutical manufacturer and art collector. He obtained a medical degree and later studied in Germany. In 1902 he made a fortune with his invention of the antiseptic Argyrol. After building a mansion in Merion, Pa., in 1905, he began to collect art..... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Albert C. Barnes
Barnstable, [Mass]: October 01, 1796. 'I Sacrificed My All in the Revolution'. Joseph Otis (1728-1810), the brother of zealous Massachusetts patriot, James Otis, and a former General of militia known popularly as “Brigadier Otis, was appointed by George Washington, as Collector of Customs for the district of Barnstable, Massachusetts, a...... Read More about Autograph letter signed, ("Joseph Otis") to Jonathan Jackson ("Sir")...
Bridgeport, Conn: September 2, 1865. Barnum replies to an inquiry about two horses he'd offered for sale: "I have just returned from a 20 day trip to New Hampshire & find your letter. The horses are both free from ... blemishes [and] imperfections. The dapple black is very handsome– can’t..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("P.T. Barnum"), to C.J. Haines about horses
[np]: Daniel Moreau Barringer, 1916. First edition. Inscribed to His Son. Flyleaf inscribed by Barringer' to his son Richard on 3 May 1922 on his 13th birthday Daniel Moreau Barringer (1860 - 1929) is best known for being the first person to prove the existence of a meteorite crater on..... Read More about Some Rules of Conduct for my Children and their Children
London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co, 1853. First edition. Read More about The Pilgrim Fathers; or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First
London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. [R. Clay, Printer. Bread Street Hill], 1853. First edition. Engravings by Bartlett (1809-1854), as superb as those for his famous AMERICAN SCENERY (1840). Read More about The Pilgrim Fathers; or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James the First
New York: 597 Madison Avenue, 8 June 1942. Wheels within wheels. Auto-Ordnance Corporation manufactured the Thompson Submachine Gun and other “tommy” guns. Read More about Typed letter signed, “Bernie,” one page
Philadelphia [?]: Ca. 1905. Baseball Sports Caricature, Philadelphia, Ca. 1905. The subjects, two dapper young men seated in third base line box seats, are identified as Bill Reynolds and Tommy O'Keefe. Both are nattily dressed, with diamond stickpins in their ties; Tommy wears a straw boater with a hatband labeled..... Read More about Caricature of two sporting gents watching a Philadelphia Athletics baseball game, ca. 1905
Wilmington: September 1, 1846. Regarding a $3 discrepancy between an interest payment and the amount due. Bayard (1796-1868) was a Delaware politican who served as the first Mayor of Wilmington, Chief Justice of the Delaware Superior Court, and as U.S. Senator. Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Rich. H. Bayard") to Richard Smith, cashier of the Bank of...
Portland Maine: Privately Printed for L.L. Bean, Inc. The Anthoensen Press, 1987. One of 2 copies bound in leather of an edition of 10,000, with a note pasted to front pastedown that the other copy was given to Leon Gorman and signed R.A. Flynn. One of 2 Copies in Leather..... Read More about L.L. Bean, Inc. Outdoors Sporting Specialties. A Company Scrapbook
[Narrowsburg, N.Y.]: Beaver Brook Rod and Gun Club, . With circular letter to members on Club letterhead dated August 2, 1945, loosely inserted. Read More about Constitution and By-Laws of the Beaver Brook Rod and Gun Club, Inc
New York: . First Edition. Dedication Copy. Inscribed "To Henry Cabot Lodge with the appreciation of the author for his very kind interest in this little book - James M. Beck". With Lodge Bookplate. This book is dedicated to Lodge. Beck takes President Wilson to task for his foreign policies..... Read More about The Passing of the New Freedom
Sag-Harbor, N.Y: Printed by Alden Spooner; Corrector Office, 1806; 1850. First editions. Read More about Sermon, containing a General History of the Town of East-Hampton, (L.I.). From its first...
New York: St. Nicholas Society, 1870. Read More about An Address delivered before the Saint Nicholas Society of the City of New York. [Founders of New...