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New York: Dutton, 1976. Profusely illustrated in both color and black and white. 294pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper price clipped, lightly faded spine. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, (1976). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. One of the largest assemblages of New England furniture in existence, with examples of early American cabinetmaking from other areas as well. Inscribed by the author.
Boston: 1852. Partial unsigned manuscript consisting of four pages, 9.75 x 7.75 inches, labeled "2" through "5," of a more extensive document, all in the hand of Moses G. Farmer from 1852-1853, discussing the earliest trial-runs of the first ever Electric Fire Alarm System implemented in Boston. Though placed into service on April 28th 1852, Farmer's notes (in diary form) start on June 21st, assessing the system while constantly citing ways to improve his new invention, in very small part.....
1893. A small archive consisting of six items including five handwritten letters -- four sent to Mary Bolger and one sent to Lillian Munger (with the envelope addressed to Sarah Orne Jewett). Descriptions are as follows: Letter No. 1: 1 page, 5 x 4 inches, 148 Charles Street, written to Lillian [Munger], no date, but the handwritten envelope addressed to "Miss Sarah Orne Jewett, care of Mrs. James T. Fields, Charles St." is postmarked December 4, 1889, in large part.....
Printed for the Society, 1890. Since the Gathering of the First Church of Christ in Quincy. Plates. 8vo, original green cloth, bottom of spine with small area of wear, spine ends repaired, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped. N.p.: Printed for the Society, 1890. From the library of Wendell Garrett with his embossed stamp on the front flyleaf and his pencil marks in a few margins.
Cambridge: Riverside, 1898. More than 100 illustrations: portraits, maps, views, facsimiles. etc. xxxix + 328 pages. Thick 8vo, white cloth-backed boards, with paper spine label; some pages unopened, edges not trimmed. Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1898. Large paper edition. Spine is sun-darkened, else a near fine copy. Number 194 of 250 copies.
Boston: 1838. A.L.S. 4to. 1 page, Boston, November 26, 1838, as Representative from Massachusetts, in part,"...I write in much haste ... and I shall write you in Washington. I am now extremely busy..." Fine condition. American politician and jurist considered one of the best trial attorneys of his generation, his greatest triumph being the Charles River case.
Boston: I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, 1793. 240 pages. Small 8vo, full contemporary calf (worn, top of spine chipped; heavy but neat inking on fly leaves and one margin, part of page 145/146 missing; foxing). Boston: I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, 1793. Second Edition. Early American Imprint. Scarce. Good. Evans 27016.