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Princeton, NJ: 1947. The total edition was 356 examples of which 53 were destroyed. A very detailed etching typical of the meticulous style of Arms, renowned for his prolific printmaking, specifically of Gothic architecture. Julian P. Boyd was a librarian (1940-52), and later history professor at Princeton University. His preservation...
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...
St Louis: The Round Table, . A history of banking in China, starting with the history of the monetary system in China and its coinage. Wong Kai Kah was the Vice Commissioner to the St. Louis Exposition in 1903, which is presumably the event during which he gave this paper...
Princeton, N.J: The Princeton University Press, 1899. With completed score sheet, showing Princeton the victor, 6-2.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1907. First edition of the Author's First Book. Author's First Book, Inscribed to Bliss Carman, Deluxe Binding. Inscribed to Bliss Carman on the flyleaf, "Bliss Carman/ with acknowledgement / and best wishes from/ Witter Bynner/ July, 1907." The first edition of this book was issued...
Jamaica Plain: July 2nd, 1877. Reading in part:" I send you for your monthly an essay I wrote, a year or two since, for a friend to read to a literary society..."Abolitionist, Transcendentalist, editor of the liberal Western Messenger. He purchased the Brook Farm in 1855, but never was able...
[New Haven: Skull and Bones, 1910]. SKULL AND BONES, 1910. Edward Harris "Ted" Coy (1888 – 1935) was one of Yale's greatest football player and then coach. Coy was selected as a first-team All-American three straight years from 1907 to 1909 and was later selected as the fullback on Walter...
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953. First edition, #84 of 350 copies, signed by Cummings. Six Nonlectures are the text for the 1952-53 series of Charles Eliot Norton lectures given at Harvard by cummings entitled, "i & my parents," "i & their son," "i & selfdiscovery," "i & you & is,"...
New Haven: by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1795. With an untitled poem on page 38.
New Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1784. First edition.
New-Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1798. First edition, with half-title.
New York: George Bunce, 1794.
New Haven, Ct: Privately Printed, 1948. First Edition, one 100 copies from the Yale University Library Gazette for October 1948. Inscribed on half title "To Mr C. Tiffany Richardson with the compliments W R Coe Feb 29, 1949." Richrdson was a golfer and a stockbroker.
Cambridge, Mass: v.d., ca. April, 1936. “… if ever there was an organic being, it was Holmes”. Collection of letters praising an address delivered by Thomas G. Corcoran in April 1936 before the Harvard Law School Association on the topic of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Corcoran was a former student.....
Stuttgart und Tübingen: J.G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1854. A Distinguished American Provenance, Benjamin Pierce. Inscribed on the flyleaf, “Charles Henry Davis with the love of his Friend and Brother Benjamin Pierce Junction Grove 19 Nov '58.”Benjamin Pierce was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He.....
Cambridge: Charles W. Sever, University Bookstore, 1880. Sixth Edition. Author's very popular first book which first appeared in the Harvard Lampoon as "The Wallflowers" in January, 1878.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. Second Edition. Felton was the President of Harvard University and a famous classical scholar, the last 300 pages are devoted to Modern Greece.
New haven: 1865. James Hadley (March 10, 1821 - November 14, 1872), American scholar, was born in Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York, where his father was professor of chemistry at Fairfield Medical College.At the age of nine an accident left him lame for life. He graduated from Yale University in...
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co, nd. Inscribed on the preface page by the composer "Mr. Tony Lavelli/ William C. Handy/ 9/9/1951." Lavelli was a Yale graduate, NBA basketball player and a composer and accordionist. Accompanied with Lavelli's own sheet musicHandy was a composer and musician and was known as...
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. First edition, no. 42 of 100 copies. An engaging account of a marlin-fishing expedition out of Bimini and Cat Cay, privately printed for the author, and not offered for sale. Harkness records using bonefish for bait (pp. 9, 42-43), and seeing young tarpon, but...
np: nd. First edition.
Cambridge: Published by Hilliard and Brown. Printed by Hilliard, Metcalf, & Co, March, 1827. An interesting article starting on p. 13 "Miseries of the Spectacle family" details the problems of near-sighted students with girl and hunting, p. 90 has the Obit. of O. W. Precott.The Register ran for one year only.
[Cambridge: Harvard University, 1867]. A distinctive portrait of the young Lowell reading, possibly from his Harvard 1867 photographic yearbook. Lowell wrote a history of the French Revolution and practiced law.
[Cambridge: Harvard University, 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.The Class of 1866 graduated George A. Glass and Frank Wright, founders of the...
[Cambridge: Harvard University, 1870]. Harvard's First Black Graduate, One of the “Talented Tenth”. Of particular interest is the portrait of Richard Theodore Greener, Harvard College's first black graduate and the first black graduate of a top-tier university (Slater, "The Blacks who First Entered the World of White Higher Education" p......