[New York: n.d., ca 1890s]. An exceptionally fine series of late 19th-century silver print photographs of Central Park... Read More about 20 photographs of Central Park
New York: Thornhill Press, 1999. 125 of 175 numbered copies printed on handmade paper and signed by Auchincloss, Banfield & the publisher, Luke Pontifell. Read More about Civil Wars: Three Tales of Old New York. Illustrations by Elliott Banfield
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...
Boston: printed for the Author, by E. Lincoln, 1804. First edition. An important source on late 18th-century churches in Virginia based on the author's travels in the South in 1789. Read More about An Abridgement of the Church History of New-England from 1602 to 1804 . . . with a Concise...
Northampton, Mass: The Hampshire Bookshop, 1937. First edition. Read More about Birds of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts
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...
11 Dec 1808. Br;low 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 birthdayDaniel Moreau Barringer (1860 - 1929) is best known for being the first person to prove the existence of a meteorite crater on Earth..... 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
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: Watson & Co Pearl Street and 36 Vesey Street, 1891. First edition. Read More about Atlas of the Hudson River Valley From New York City To Troy Including A Section Of About 8 Miles...
Concord: March, 9, 1737. Belcher was the colonial govenor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire and later of New Jersey. This interesting letter is addressed to Belcher as govenor of N.H. and concerns the "swapping" of a horse, "a Mair." The transaction was a bit shady and a controversy resulted, with..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed to Jonathan Belcher, SIGNED BY BOTH MEN
New York: G.P. Putnams [first work]; printed by John P. Prall [all three];, 1849. First edition. New York City carved in wood. A curious work of New York boosterism, printed to promote a model of New York city carved in wood and exactly replicating every building in the city. The..... Read More about New York, Past, Present and Future. WITH: New York as it Is. WITH: The American Advertiser