April 11, 1941. Inscribed below on mount:“To Beryl H. Levy, with admiration and good wishes — Hugo L.... Read More about Photograph, signed To Beryl H. Levy
Rare books and first editions on Social Thought, primarily on law, economics, education, and women such as the works by Susan B. Anthony.
N.p. [Paris?]: 1748. Building Code, Paris 1748. Read More about Les Loix des Bâtiments, suivant la Coutume de Paris, Traitant de ce qui concerne les Servitudes...
Kensington and N. P: Argyll Lodge and Balmoral (stationery), n.d. and 28 September 1855. Preserved Leaves of Mull. The first stating that he will send specimens of the ores and the [?] Leaves of Mull to Glasgow for the Museum, the leaves only being “furnished on loan as the specimens..... Read More about Two autograph letters signed “Argyll”
[ El Rancho Bonito, Arizona: Evans School], 1912. Miscellany of poetry and photographs of school life. Among the 17 students of the Evans School at El Rancho Burrito in this year were Louis Gordon Hamersley, Archibald Bullock Roosevelt, and Thomas Archer Morgan. Read More about The Crib 1912
Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898. One of 500 copies. Read More about Sophie Arnould Actress and Wit
London: Published by the Author 10 Soho Square, 1828. ETON ATLAS. With 4pp. of 8vo ads for Arrowsmith tipped in at back. With this book advertised as "Speedily will be published" crossed out and "just published" supplied in pen with " Pr. 2..2..0" supplied in ink as well. Read More about Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Noti. A Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography from Original...
London: John Murray, 1878. Life on Ascension Island with her husband Scottish Astronomer David Gill to measure the solar parallax-the distance between the Earth and the Sun-by observing Mars, which was then the closest to Earth than it had been for a century. Read More about Six Months in Ascension. A Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition
New York: April 6 1832. Olcott was the president of the Mechanics and Farmers' Bank of Albany, N.Y. and a prominent figure in New York State politics and finance.Reads in part:" I have your letter of 4st & regret---not get the loan of 1200$..." Read More about ALS. To Thomas W. Olcott. About a loan
London: Macmillan; Cambridge: Macmillan, 1897. First edition. Read More about Cambridge Described & Illustrated Being a Short History of the Town and the University
1917- 1936. GROTON SCHOOL. A photographic chronicle of the first two decades in the life of Gordon Auchincloss from infancy to college. Highlights include the Groton School 50th Anniversary, June, 1934 with Fraklin D. Roosevelt pictured seated in the center of the porch, the Groton Football team of which Gordon..... Read More about 2 Photograph Albums of Gordon Auchincloss including images from his years at the Groton School...
Troyes: Ve. André, imprim.-libraire et fabricant de papier, Grand'rue, “Imprimée cette annee” [between 1808 and 1832, according to the BN]. Scarce regional printing (CLC locates only the BN copy) of this ittle “conte de fée” from the pen of the author (1650-1705) who coined the very phrase which now describes..... Read More about La bonne petite souris , conte, par Madame D***; suivi des proverbes français
Pasadena, California: The Ampersand Press, 1948. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press. Read More about Jane Austen
N.p. [American]: ca. 1780s? A somewhat bleak collection of four sacred poems, accomplished in a neat manuscript hand with a lovely calligraphic title, and signed by Mary S. Austin. The titles include "On the Death of Miss Hamilton By a Lady of Hudson," "A. Hymm," "Maria," and "Mortality." Read More about Four Manuscript Poems
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1906. First edition. Novel about Shepherds in the San Joaquin Valley. Read More about The Flock
London: Printed by Richard Olton for Ralph Mabb, 1637. First edition. Austin (1587-1634), a barrister of Lincoln's Inn was also author of Devotionis Avgvstininae Flamma, or, Certaine Devovt, Godly, and Learned Meditations, printed in the same year as this early work advocating legal and public liberties for women. His works..... Read More about Haec Homo, Wherein the Excellency of the Creation of Woman is described, By way of an Essay
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1833. First Edition. Founder of the “New Colonization System”. Following imprisonment, Wakefield began to study colonial affairs of Australia with an eye towards immigration. Recognizing that the depressed condition of Australian affairs was due to a lack of efficiency and sensible handling he gathered..... Read More about England and America. A Comparison of the Social and Politcal State of Both Nations
London: Richard Bentley, 1833. First edition. Founder of the “New Colonization System”. Following imprisonment, Wakefield began to study colonial affairs of Australia with an eye towards immigration. Recognizing that the depressed condition of Australian affairs was due to a lack of efficiency and sensible handling he gathered his theories for..... Read More about England and America. A Comparison of the Social and Political State of Both Nations
Waltham, MA: Metz Company, 1916. First edition. 1916 Metz Car Advertising Broadside. In 1893 C.H. Metz began working for Waltham Company, early auto manufacturers; in 1909 he bought the company and instituted a plan whereby the public could buy 14 separate packages and build their own car. This approach was..... Read More about Metz 1916 Touring Car and Roadster Models: printed advertising broadside
Waltham, MA: Metz Company, 1916. First edition. 1916 Metz Car Advertising. In 1893 C.H. Metz began working forWaltham Company, early auto manufacturers; in 1909 he bought the company and instituted a plan whereby the public could buy 14 separate packages and build their own car. This approach was superceded in..... Read More about Metz Commercial Cars $600 Completely Equipped Including Electric Starter and Lights
Philadelphia: Printed for the Subscribers, by Robert Bell, 1773. First edition under this title, and the third American edition overall. SIGNER JOSHUA BABCOCK'S COPY. This work originally appeared in 1772 as a fifth volume to Bell’s edition of Blackstone, under the title An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries..... Read More about The Palladium of Conscience or, The Foundation of Religious Liberty Displayed, Asserted, and...
N.P. [Hollywood]: n.d. [ca. 1950]. Young Man with a Camera: Bacall & Douglas. Bacall & Douglas starred together in YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN (1950), in which Douglas plays a jazz trumpeter involved with the strange and beautiful (and possibly lesbian) Amy, played Bacall. The inscription is reproduced in EISENSTAEDT'S..... Read More about Autograph Inscriptions Signed ("Best Always, Lauren Bacall" and "to Alfred...
München: Mit churfürstlich akademische Schriften, . German edition of Bailey's Advancement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce with 55 plates in Volume II. Read More about Die Beförderung der Künste, der Manufacturen und der Handelschaft oder Beschreibungen der...
London: Printed for Longmans, Green, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. First edition. IN BOARDS, UNCUT. Subscriber's list (p. ix-xliv) includes The King, Duke of York. Alexander Boyd who took 10 copies (as marked in pen), Sir Walter Scott (10 copies), James Watt, et al This book was published to get..... Read More about A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and |Brown, 1823. First edition. Read More about A Collection of Poems, chiefly Manuscript, and from Living Authors
London: printed for Longmans, Hurst, Rees and Orme, ater-Noster Row, 1804. First Edition. Read More about Miscellaneous Plays
Tallulah Bankhead Praises Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. The actress writes, “To Alfred--Many thanks for your understanding and human traits / Bless you, Tallulah”. Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968) was a more than competent actress (she won the Drama Critics award for her performances in The Little Foxes (1939), and The Skin of Our..... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, n.p., n.d