New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1928. First edition, no. 88 of 100 de luxe copies signed by... Read More about The Evolution of Trout and Trout Fishing in America
Boston: 2, October 1791. RECIEVED INTO THE ALSMHOUSE. Between 1758 and 1800 the Boston Overseers of the Poor admitted around 7,200 persons into the almshouse. Polly Ballard would have been sent to the almshouse at the corner of Beacon and Park streets, in Boston, established in 1696, to replace the..... Read More about Autograph Manuscript Order, Signed “Edwd Edes Overseer” to Samuel Whitwell requesting that he...
Boston: Printed by Mein and Fleemin[g], [October] 22, 1767. Early American newspaper prospectus. Rare early American newspaper prospectus, announcing publication of The Boston Chronicle, a weekly Loyalist paper. "John Mein, a bookseller, was the publisher, and John Fleeming the printer. With the beginning of the second year the size of..... Read More about Proposals for Printing a New Weekly Paper, called The Boston Chronicle
Boston: January 31, 1877. Read More about Boston University Beacon Vol. II, No.4-8; Vol. III, Numbers 1-4
Boston: June 8, 1792. "BOT" OF A FORMER SPY. A quaint record of Federal era Boston which includes a handwrtiien list of 17 artisan and craftsman on the verso reading in part: "Receipt to Mrs. Prentice Bot of John Carnes Junr for 3 Willow Hatts 3/9 L11.3 rec'd pay't for....... Read More about Autograph Document, Signed to John Carnes, Jr
Boston: Baker & Tilden, 1866. Read More about Map of the City of Boston & Its Envrions from actual survey …
Boston: Wright & Hasty's Steam Press, 1851. Later (third?) edition. A charming little guide to Boston, arranged by views from the north, south east and west windows. Read More about Views from the Cupola of the State House Boston, Mass. with a Map of the City of Boston
Groton, Mass: Aug 18, 1876. George Sewall Boutwell (1818 -1905) was Secretary of the Treasury under President Ulysses S. Grant, the 20th Governor of Massachusetts, a Senator and Representative from Massachusetts and the first Commissioner of Internal Revenue under President Abraham Lincoln. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed, An apology to Mr. F.S. Wood for not answering his letter
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1840. Second Edition. MEMOIR OF NATHANIEL BOWDITCH. Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer and mathematician, and author of "The New American Practical Navigator" was the most important author to American sea captainsInscription on ffep: "James R Stanwood from Miss E.S. Quincy. Quincy, Massachusetts: 18th October, 1880."..... Read More about Memoir of Nathaniel Bowditch. By His Son
[Bethlehem, PA]: The Lehigh Alumni Bulletin [Times Publishing Company], 1924. First edition. Read More about A History of Lehigh University
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First edition. Read More about The Boundary Disputes of Connecticut
New York: Biglow, 1876. First edition. Inscribed on t.p. by John P. Townsend Seond Vice-President to F.B. Sanborn, EsqFranklin Benjamin Sanborn, 1831-1917, American journalist, author, and philanthropist, b. Hampton Falls, N.H., grad. Harvard, 1855. An active abolitionist, he was a friend and agent of John Brown, although he disapproved of..... Read More about Manual of the Bowery Savings Bank
Albany, New York: Websters and Skinners, 1817. Read More about The Word of Life ... A Sermon
Baltimore: D. Owen & Son, No 52, Baltimore St, 1845. Read More about Memoranda of Foreign Travel. containing notices of a Pilgrimage through some of the Principal...
Culver City, CA: Chartoff Winkler Productions, 1971. Revised draft February 1971, copy distributed to Jack C. Jacobsen, sound engineer on the film, with his name inked to title page along with the number 23. Screenplay for the film based on the Jimmy Breslin novel which in turn is based on..... Read More about The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight. A Screen Play by Waldo Salt from the novel by Jimmy Breslin
Lancaster: D.S. Bare, 1864. SECOND COUNTY ATLAS. This is among the earliest American county atlases issued, the first of which was published in 1862 by Bridgens with Lawrence Fagan. This is the second atlas of an individual county. Read More about Bridgen's Atlas of Lancaster Co. Penna. from actual Surveys by H.F. Bridgens and Assistant
Salem [MA]: March 6, 1833. Winchester & Briggs Agreement. A neighborly (or not so neighborly) agreement reading: "We the under signed agree to pay to Samuel Noah one cent per year apeace for the privalage to pass & repass over the Land from the door in the northwest end of..... Read More about Autograph Document, Signed ("Cornelius Briggs") ("Jacob Winchester") to...
Buffalo: [Press of E.H. Hutchinson], 1889. first edition. Chapters on Portland, Oregon, Puget Sound, etc. Most aof the chapters appeared in the Buffalo Commercial Advertiser. Read More about Letters from Alaska and the Pacific Coast. [Preface by daughter Nora Briggs
New York: Cassell & Co, 1883. From the library of Charles Edison. A girlhood book of Carolyn Hawkins, wife of Charles Edison (1890-1969), son of Thomas A. Edison and Governor of New Jersey from 1941-1944. Read More about Four Little Friends or Papa's Daughters in Town
September 6, 1876. Printed on Satin. Read More about Broadsheet on Satin: Chesnut St. Theatre. Souvenir of the 100th Performance of "Our...
[Oswego, NY]: 1838. A Musical Evening. Penned corrections and annotations changing dates, locations and price most likely for the printer to make other broadsides. Read More about Broadside for a Soiree Musical at the Academy Hall with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Horn (the late Miss...
Paterson, N.J: Guardian Print, 1880. Broadside opens with an invitation "most especially to ladies and children, to our matinee, Saturday, when the entire programme will be given in strict adherence to all laws of gentility and modesty. Our motto: Please all and offend none." Entertainment includes farcicle sketches, acrobatics, singing..... Read More about Broadside program from Ward's Opera House (formerly Odeon
New York: H. R. Robinson, [ca. 1836]. the funeral of old tammany. Among the mourners are also the editors for The Times and The Truth Teller. From various of the mourners are inscriptions inside balloons. To the right in the background is a view of Tammany Hall with a flag..... Read More about “The Funeral of Old Tammany”
New York: Joseph C. Spear, Cor. of Wall and Water-sts 4th Loft, . LOFT PRINTED. The earliest known broadside for Castle Garden in Battery Park at the tip of Manhattan. Once a circular fort (Castle Clinton), this structure became a beer garden and restaurant, exhibition hall, and theater. It later..... Read More about CASTLE GARDEN. THE PUBLIC IS MOST RESPECTFULLY INFORMED, THAT THIS SPLENDID ESTABLISHMENT, IS NOW...
Boston: FA Searle Printing, 1869. RIP. James Henry Hackett (1800-1871) started playing Rip in 1830. Read More about Broadside: Boston Theatre. Benefit of Mr. Hackett New Year's Night. When he will perform, for the...