New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1917. First edition, deluxe issue, printed on Japan vellum, no. 3 of 15 signed... Read More about Renascence and Other Poems
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
Washington: [Privately printed at the Press of J. H. Furst Co., Baltimore.], 1910. First edition. Signed by Adams at the end of the introductory letter, as it seems that most copies were.Adams, historian and a direct descendant of John Quincy Adams, published and disseminated widely this present work. It is..... Read More about A Letter to American Teachers of History
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..... Read More about Those Not Elect
Chicago: July 19, 1912. A letter of thanks for a $25 donation to Hull-House. Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Jane Addams"), to "My dear Mrs. Gregory"
New York: Van Winkle, Wiley & Co., Printers, 1817. Address prepared in pursuance of a resolution of the Society and presented at its meeting held in New York on Dec. 31, 1816. - Followed by: On motion, resolved, that the foregoing address be approved, and that the corresponding committee cause..... Read More about Address of the American Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Manufactures, to the People of...
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
[Amherest , Mass: 1874]. Melvil Dewey was the Class of 1874. Read More about Amherst College. Class of 1874
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...