Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, printed for William Strahan, Thomas Cadell, and Daniel Prince, 1773. Fifth edition and... Read More about Commentaries on the Laws of England
Rare books and first editions on Social Thought, primarily on law, economics, education, and women such as the works by Susan B. Anthony.
New-Haven: Published by John Babcock & Son, Sidney's Press, 1820. Text includes selections from the writing of Countess Huntingdon (Selena Hastings), Mrs. Rowe, Miss Harvey, Dr. Watts, Mr. Perin, Mr. Smith, and others. Read More about A Real Treasure for the Pious Mind. Compiled by a Lady. From the Collections and Writings of the...
Cleveland: Printed by the Leaderr Company, 142 Superior Street, 1865. Read More about Criminal Abortion. A Lecture, Introductory to his Course for the Session of 1865-6...in the...
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
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
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..... 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
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
Cleveland, Ohio: 1935. "HATCHING AMERICA'S HITLERS" John L. Spivak (b. 1897 - d. 1981) was an American socialist reporter and author who wrote for various publications about the working class, racism, and labor movements in the United States. During the height of McCarthyism he lived under a false name and..... Read More about Advertisement for a John L. Spivak Lecture in Cleveland at the Engineers Auditorium [February...
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
“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..... Read More about The Pleasures of Imagination. A Poem in Three Books
Aboard the Hussar [Washington, Alaska, etc.]: May 8-June 3, 1934. "Just a shooting trip in Alaska": Signed by E.F. Hutton. Manuscript diary, in a secretarial hand (or perhaps by Hutton's wife Marjorie Merriwether Post) but signed by each of the member of the travelling party, of a 1934 cruise of..... Read More about Manuscript diary of a yachting and bear-hunting trip to Alaska, inscribed at the head of the...
[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..... 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”
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872. First edition. Read More about AUNT JO'S SCRAP-BAG. My Boys, Etc
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1872. First edition. Read More about AUNT JO'S SCRAP-BAG: My Boys, Etc
Boston: Fields, Osgood & Co, 1869. Abigail May Alcott was Louisa May Alcott's youngest sister and an artist, and the basis for Amy in "Little Women." Louisa wrote the preface and selected the captions for the photographs of homes and landscape in Concord. "These sketches, from a student's portfolio, claim..... Read More about Concord Sketches Consisting of Twelve Photographs from Original Drawings
Walpole, NH: Cheever Felch, 1810. Tenth Edition. Read More about A Grammatical System of the English Language: Comprehending a Plain and Familiar Scheme of...
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