Amesbury, [Mass.]: [December 19, 1863]. On Emancipation Proclamation. A Fine letter from John Greenleaf Whittier to fellow poet... Read More about Autograph letter signed to Lucy Larcom
Boston: Published by Gray and Bowen, 1832. INSCRIBED BY STEPHEN HIGGINSON. "Notices in continuation", by Mrs. Hannah F. Lee: p. -110. Inscribed on flyleaf: "To Mrs. Nichols, Portland, from her affectionate Father, S Higginson, Cambridge, May 1832." Stephen Higginson (1770-1834), merchant and philanthropist in Boston, was steward of Harvard University..... Read More about A Memoir of Miss Hannah Adams, written by Herself. With additional notices, by a friend
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1925. First Edition, one of 10 signed copies on Ingres paper not for sale. The Author's First Book -- One of 10 Copies. The rare signed issue of the author's first book -- unrecorded by our only bibliographical resource: Bruccoli - Clark's First Printings of..... Read More about Those Not Elect
New York: Macmillan, 1928. First edition. Inscribed by the Author. Inscribed by the author, "Affectionately inscribed for Ethel Greacen whose friendship I value highly — Delia J. Akeley. Read More about "J.T. Jr." The Biography of an African Monkey
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. First edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of James the First
Pattenburg, New Jersey: 20 November 1957. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. “I do want to state quite emphatically that I believe in as good an education as anybody can get. Personally I find knowledge acquired..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Martha Albrand”
London: . Poet's Translation Series No. 1 First Edition. 25 poems and rare book indeed of Aldington's translations of this Arcadian poetess. Read More about The Poems of Anyte of Tegea. Translated by Richard Aldington No 1
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. Preface: "For two women to start upon a camping trip in the desert, with only an Arab retinue to protect them seems to some of our friends to show a high sense of adventure..." The two women are our author and her co-author Lady..... Read More about Wayfarers in the Libyan Desert
Paris: Chez Aubert, Place de la Bourse, No. 25, c 1842. Read More about Hand-Colored Lithograph: "Mauresque d'Alger. (Costume d'intérieur)" from "Galerie...
Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1705; 1705; 1702. The eighth impression of “The Ladies Calling;”; early impression of “The Art of Contentment;” the sixth impression of “The Government of the Tongue”. Read More about The Ladies Calling In Two Parts [AND] The Art of Contentment [AND] The Government of the Tongue
N. P: n.d. Inscribed “To Wes Hartley-a bright and dignified Sport-With Adminration… Gloria I. Alley. Read More about Autograph note signed “Gloria I. Alley
London: Hogarth Press, 1937. First edition. A curious fictional biography or biographical fiction. Uncommon in dust jacket. Read More about A Childhood
Boston: Published at 60-1/2 Cornhill, 1850. Read More about The American Ladies' Memorial : an indispensable home book for the wife, mother, daughter : in...
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc, (1934). First edition. Inscribed to Colonel Donald Shumway Rockwell by the author. Read More about In Eastern Seas. With a Visit to Insulinde and the Golden Chersonese
New York: 27 September 1958. Hartley had written to Anthony regarding the biographical information in ‘Twentieth Century Authors” and whether she had some additions which she responds that she does not and that “In a general way it covers the situation…It may interest you to know that I have a...... Read More about Typed letter signed “Katharine Anthony”
Boston: Published by the Convention [Andrews & Prentiss], 1848. Signed by William Lloyd Garrison, with Lucretia Mott on the Business Committee. Read More about Proceedings of the Anti-Sabbath Convention, held at the Melodeon, March 23 and 24, 1848
[Philadelphia]: Pennsylvania Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, 1913. Mrs. A.J. George of Brookline, Massachusetts argues against woman suffrage on the grounds that the majority of women do not wish to vote and that enfranchise them will upset traditional gender roles. An amusing account in Woman's Journal of Mrs. George's testimony..... Read More about Speech of Mrs. A.J. George before the Committee on Woman Suffrage, United States Senate 1913...
[Southbury, CT: Gretchen E. Engel], 1971. First Edition. Very unusual in hardcover. Inscribed to Bill Wigton by the author. Read More about Though Memory Plays Me False. A Story of Anticosti. The St. Lawrence River Isle of Enchantment,...
Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898. One of 500 copies. Read More about Sophie Arnould Actress and Wit
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
Newburyport, Massachusetts: Newburyport Herald Press, . First Edition. History of the landlocked salmon fishery and town in Maine, including two chapters on fishing. Read More about Hinckley Township or Grand Lake Stream Plantation
London: J.M. Dent and Company at Aldine House in Great Eastern Street, 1895-1896. Later editions. Read More about Jane Austen's Novels. Edited by Reginald Brimley Johnson
London: George Allen Ruskin House 156 Charing Cross Road, [March, 1895]. Thomson, Hugh. Reprint of the 1894 edition. Thomson's Iconic Binding in Immaculate Condition. In the late 1880's and through the 90's, a remarkable illustrator made his appearance on the London scene: Hugh Thomson (1860-1920), perhaps the pre-eminent representative of..... Read More about Pride and Prejudice with a Preface by George Saintsbury
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1906. First edition. Novel about Shepherds in the San Joaquin Valley. Read More about The Flock
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...
New York: William Wood & Co., Publishers, 1868. First Edition. Read More about “Spinal Irritation;” or, the Causes of Back-Ache Among American Women