London: Printed by W. Smith and sold by W. Row, 1803. First edition. Read More about The Cabinet Dictionary, containing An Explanation of all the Terms used in the Cabinet, Chair...
Rare books and first editions on Social Thought, primarily on law, economics, education, and women such as the works by Susan B. Anthony.
Haddam Neck, CT: 1825-1856. A Connecticut Shoemaker's Account Book 1825-1856. A wonderful look at a craftsman's life in early 19th century Connecticut. Most of Clark's trade came from mending shoes, for which he averaged 40 cents a pair, his steadiest customers being members of the Brainerd family, an old and... Read More about Manuscript Account Book of Edward R. Clark, Shoemaker
Garden City, New York: 6 Old Westbury Road, 25 October 1957. Writing to Hartley regarding his education and his writing, “the person who wants to write clearly must work hard and long himself,” citing his literary experiences in high school followed by his college years as an English major. He... Read More about Autograph letter, signed “J. Adams”
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 American Authors. Read More about Those Not Elect
N. P: . Contributor's Copy–Honoring Adenauer. From the library of Henry Cabot Lodge who was one on the contributors to this collection. The magazine “Der Spiegel” produced a special issue to honor Chancelor Adenauer on his retirement. This notebook contains facsimiles of the contributions. The contributors are Harold Macmillan, Dwight..... Read More about Abschied Von Konrad Adenauer. 42 Briefe
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. First edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of James the First
“London [i.e., Newcastle?]: [s.n.], Printed in the year 1744”. Pirated edition (?). Bound with 3 others:[ANONYMOUS]. Lucius and Celadon: or, a Dialogue on the Existence and Immortality of the Soul. , 68 pp. 8vo, Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by I. Thompson and Company, for Thomas Slack, 1755. ESTCN33841;Apparently the first... Read More about The Pleasures of Imagination. A Poem in Three Books
[Albany: 1860]. Early Albany Law School Photographic Yearbook. A photographic yearbook from the Albany Law School class of 1860, assembled by student Horatio Colony (1835-1917).Opened in 1851, Albany Law School is the oldest independent law school in the United States. Many of its students in the 1850s and '60s became... Read More about Autograph album with photographs and inscriptions of Albany Law School Class of 1860 and faculty
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”
Walpole, NH: Cheever Felch, 1810. Tenth Edition. Read More about A Grammatical System of the English Language: Comprehending a Plain and Familiar Scheme of...
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: 1 November, 1957. "Self-discipline is the professional writer's primary need" Interesting letter from Ambler, in answer to the question, "How important to you was your high school education, and is college experience necessary for creative writing?"Ambler points out that in England "there is no real equivalent of 'high school'... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Eric Ambler") to Westley S. Hartley, in response to the latter's...
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...
Amherst, Mass: vp, 1822-1945. Edward Dickinson (1803-1874), father of Emily, was a prominent Amherst lawyer, treasurer of Amherst College, and U.S. Congressman. He was the son of Samuel Fowler Dickinson, one of the founders of Amherst College. He graduated from Yale in 1823, and opened a law office in Amherst... Read More about Extensive File of Catalogues of Faculty and Students, from 1822 to 1945
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”
[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,...
Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1841. First edition. A Nice Association Copy. Nathan Appleton (1779-1861) was an American merchant and politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1831-1833 and again in 1842. He was one of the founders of the Merrimack Manufacturing Company. He... Read More about Remarks on Currency and Banking; Having Refference [sic] to the Present Derangement of the...
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
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