[New Haven, Ct: c. 1863]. Album of engraved and photographic portraits of the 1863 members of DKE. The... Read More about Delta Kappa Epsilon [binding heading
[New York: Privately printed], 1912. Deer Hunting in the snow in Maine, 1912. An appealing album of a snowy autumn visit to a camp in rural Maine. The photographs depict camp life, views of the camp buildings and surrounding scenery, the train station in Portage, Maine, teams of horses, and..... Read More about Our Visit to “Betula” Lodge; Camp of General Henry A. Bishop, Carr Pond, Portage, Maine,...
Stamford, Conn: The Overbrook Press, 1934. One of 150 copies and the first book of the press. Overbrook Press acquired the hardware of the August Heckscher's Ashlar Press, as well as the services of designer/compositor, printer Miss Margaret Evans. Read More about The Types, Borders, Rules & Devices of the press arranged as a Keepsake
Boston: Manning & Loring, for the Author, 1797. First edition. Thomas Paine, a leading American poet of his day, changed his name to Robert Treat Paine, Jr. to avoid association with the author of COMMON SENSE. Read More about The Ruling Passion: An Occasional Poem. Written by the Appointment of the Society of the Phi Beta...
Medford, [Mass.]: 20 May 1850. An anti-slavery hymn for freedom for Children by J.P. Morgan's abolitionist maternal grandfather.With pencil note beneath the poem saying this copy was used at Faneuil Hall July 4th 1850.Pierpont was an important influence on reform-minded antebellum poets. Along with John Greenleaf Whittier’s verse, Pierpont’s poems..... Read More about Manuscript, Signed of "Children's Hymn for Independence 1850...(Old Hundred)" Fair Copy
Washington, D.C: Privately Printed, 1946. First edition. Pirsson's unpublished fishing notes were printed after his death as a memorial volume, and edited by Waldron Faullkner, whose father was Pirsson's roommate at Yale. Pirsson was a distinguished geologist, a professor at Yale, and a passionate fly fisher. His base was the..... Read More about Fly-Fishing Days or, The Reminiscenses of an Angler. Edited by Waldron Faulkner
London: J. Buckland …, 1761. First edition, state unknown. Gibbons Funeral Sermon on the Death of Rev. Samuel Davies, President of Princeton. Gibbons (1720-1785), an Independent minister, wrote an important biography of Issac Watts, kept an entertaining diary of his active London life, and wrote poetry and hymns. Like the..... Read More about Divine Conduct Vindicated, or The Operations of God shown to be the Operations of Wisdom: in the...
[Cambridge: 1893]. Scoreboxes partially filled, with 4 cute pencil drawings around edges of Princeton box scores and a small “H” pennant spliced through Harvard score box Harvard won, 9-8. Read More about Princeton vs. Harvard. Tuesday May 30, 1893. Holmes Field Cambridge
New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlen, 1843. Printed for Private Circulation. Presentation from America’s ‘First Arabist of Note’. Inscribed on front cover "Rev. Dr. Bacon with the respects of the author."Edward Elbridge Salisbury (1814-1901), “America’s first Arabist of note”, studied theology and Hebrew, and graduated from Yale in the class..... Read More about An Inaugural Discourse on Arabic and Sanskrit Literature, delivered in New Haven, Wednesday,...
Philadelphia: Printed by William Young, bookseller, no. 52, Second-Street, corner of Chestnut-Street, 1795. Second Edition, with half-title. Later President of Princeton's Thanksgiving Sermon. Read More about The Divine Goodness to the United States of America. A Discourse on the Subject of National...
Boston: Brown and Company 144 Purchase Street, 1899. First edition. With the first appearance of Wallace Stevens at page 28, "Vita Mea" which first appeared in the Harvard Advocate and here is its first and only book appearance. Read More about Harvard Lyrics and Other Verses
Boston: Brown and Company 144 Purchase Street, 1899. First edition. WALLACE STEVENS'S FIRST APPEARANCE IN PRINT. Read More about "Vita Mea." In: Harvard Lyrics and Other Verses, ed. Charles Livingstone STEBBINS
Cambridge: Harvard Advocate, 1906. Includes several poems of Wallace Stevens (class of '01): "Song" ('She loves me or loves me not'); "Song" ('Ah yes! beyond these barren walls'); "Street Songs" ("The Pigeons," "Statuary," "The Minstrel"); "Outside the Hospital"; and "Sonnet" ('There shines the morning star!'). First appearance in book form..... Read More about Verses from the Harvard Advocate. Third Series 1886-1906
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...
Hartford: Typis Watsoni et Goodwini, 1778. First edition. President Stiles' Inaugural address in 1778 during the Revolution. Read More about Oratio Inauguralis habita in sacello Collegii Yalensis, quod est Novo-Portu Connecticuttensium,...
New London: T. Green, 1796. First edition. Read More about A Sermon Delivered at the Ordination of the Reverend Henry Channing, A.M. : to the Pastoral...
Boston: Printed by B. Green, for Daniel Henchman, sold at his shop over against the brick meeting house, 1717. ‘to stir up young men and maidens’ : Stoddard Family Copy. Solomon Stoddard (1643-1729) was a graduate of Harvard College and was its first librarian before being called to preach at..... Read More about Three Sermons lately preached at Boston. I. Shewing the vertue of Christs blood to cleanse from...
Andover, [Mass.]: Flag and Gould...Printers, 1821. WIKIPEDIAMoses B. Stuart, an American biblical scholar, was born in Wilton, Connecticut. He graduated with highest honours at Yale in 1799; in 1802 he was admitted to the Connecticut bar and was appointed as a tutor at Yale, where he remained for two years..... Read More about A Hebrew Grammar with a copious Syntax and Praxis. WITH: Dissertations on the Importance and Best...
Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1846. Fiirst Edition. Read More about The Scholar, the Jurist, the Artist, the Philanthropist: An Address Before the Phi Beta Kappa...
Hot Springs, Virginia: July 30, 1908. "My dear Ban: The only disappointment I had in Cincinnati was in not getting a chance to talk with you and Charlie Clark, and I don't know what became of you...." The letter is dated the month after he received the Republican nomination for..... Read More about Typed letter signed ("Wm H Taft"), to Otto T. Bannard of the New York Trust Company
N.p. [New York]: 1914. Unpublished and presumably issued in just a handful of copies. Twombly Canoe Trip, August 1914. Wonderful, abundantly illustrated account of a canoeing and fishing trip through the Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, compiled from the diaries of the participants: Henry Bancroft Twombly (“the Squire”) and two..... Read More about Trip to Algonquin Park 1914. [Cover title: Algonquin Park, Ontario. Summer 1914. T.S.K. —...
London: 10 February 1807. US CONGRESSMAN AND CONSULATE. A manuscript by John Mitchell, Notary Public of London, certifying to the signature of the Mayor of London "at foot of the annexed Affidavit and to the Exhibit on the List of debts," to which William Lyman attests "that Mr. John Mitchell..... Read More about Autograph Maunscript, Signed "William Lyman Esq, Consul of the United States of America for...
Princeton, NJ: December 10, 1917. Read More about Typed Letter, signed, to Miss E.L. Smith about permission to use a poem
[Cambridge: 1866]. George Kendall Warren (1824-1884) was a distinguished northeastern landscape photographer and the most highly-regarded collegiate yearbook photographer to elite northeastern institutions: Dartmouth, Williams, Brown, Weslyan, Yale, Princeton, Rutgers, West Point, Union, and Harvard. Notable portraits include Gov. Andrew, President Hill, Professers Louis Agassiz, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Evangelinus..... Read More about Harvard Class of 1866 Photographic Yearbook
Boston: Green & Russell, at their Printing Office in Queen-Street, 1759. First edition. Read More about Two Lectures on Comets Read in the Chapel of Harvard College
[Philadelphia: Feb 20, 1929]. Read More about ALS. To Mr. Lawrence Coolidge of the Signet Society of Harvard College about speaking there