[New Haven, CT]: 1863. Read More about Yale Class Book 1863 [cover and spine title]
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... Read More about Etching of the Herbert Lowell Dillon Gymnasium at Princeton, NJ
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...
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... Read More about Banking in China: a Paper read December 12, 1903 before The Round Table, St. Louis
Princeton, N.J: The Princeton University Press, 1899. With completed score sheet, showing Princeton the victor, 6-2. Read More about Official Souvenir Score Card of the Yale-Princeton Baseball Game. University Field. Saturday June...
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... Read More about An Ode To Harvard And Other Poems
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... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed. To Walter Sawyer
[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... Read More about Skull and Bones. Edward H. (Ted) Coy's copy signed by him below his photograph. Captain of the...
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,"... Read More about Six Nonlectures
New Haven: by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1795. With an untitled poem on page 38. Read More about The Heavenly Mansions. : A Sermon preached May 14, 1795, in the City of New-Haven, at the...
New Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1784. First edition. Read More about Yale-College Subject to the General Assembly. [Caption title:] The right of the General...
New-Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1798. First edition, with half-title. Read More about The Duty of Americans, at the Present Crisis, Illustrated in a Discourse, Preached on the...
New York: George Bunce, 1794. Read More about A Discourse, on the Genuineness and Authenticity of the New-Testament: delivered at New-Haven,...
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. Read More about The William Robertson Coe Collection of Western Americana
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..... Read More about Two Autograph letters, signed (“Felix” & “FF”), and one Typed Letter, signed...
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..... Read More about Goethe's Sammtliche Werke
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. Read More about The Little Tin Gods-on-wheels, or, Society in our Modern Athens : a trilogy after the...
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. Read More about Greece, Ancient and Modern. Lectures delivered before the Lowell Institute
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... Read More about From the Yale Yearbook 1865 Photograph, Signed. WITH: on reverse an unidentified portrait
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... Read More about Signed Sheet Music "They that sow in tears (shall reap in joy)
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... Read More about Ho Hum, the Fisherman
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. Read More about Harvard Register No. 1
[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. Read More about Portrait of historian Edward J. Lowell, reading
[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... Read More about Harvard Class of 1866 Photographic Yearbook
[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...... Read More about Harvard Class of 1870 Photographic Yearbook