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Pen & Ink Drawing, in browns and deep blues, dated in pen Friday Eve., Jan'y 15th, 1869, possibly a portrait from life, Grant in General's uniform, with a melancholy look on his face, done two months after his election as President, and two months before Inauguration.
1869
 

The Fourth Exhibition in the Gallery of the Boston Athenaeum. MDCCCXXX. [Wrapper title].
1830
 

Transactions of the Apollo Association, for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in the United States for the Year 1843.
1844
 

Catalogue of the Art Union Society, Distribution for 1855. [Caption title]. Narrow tall folio broadside.
1855
 

Speech...in Favor of the Bill to Establish a School of Arts in the City of Philadelphia, and to Endow the Colleges and Academies of Pennsylvania...Reported in Short Hand by M.T.C. Gould.
1838
 

Three 1837 Hard Times Tokens (all different).
1837
 

Large 4to Holograph Letter Extensively Illustrated, Signed by "Vivien" to “Dear Sir James”. Ca. 1920s-1930s). Illustrated holograph “thank you” letter with 2 additional hand colored illustrations. Letter 8.5 x 10.5". On blue paper with inked illustration of woman in rags and then in fur coat, 2 pp. Illus. 4 x6". Ink and wash. “At Chapmans Point 1934. W.G. Haselden”. Plus, ink and wash, 2.75 x 10," three glamorously dressed women, mostly reds & blacks, with scribblings of words on verso. Letter has a few water spots at bottom.
1930
 

1845 Large Folio, Mezzotint Engraving of Thomas Wilson Dorr, Governor of Rhode Island Under the "People's Convention Constitution" in 1842. "Engraved by W. Warner from a Daguerreotype". Copyrighted and Published in 1845 by V.F. & M.F. Harrison of Philadelphia.
1845
 

Black Paper Silhouette and Photograph Album. Downer’s Grove and Hinsdale, Illinois, circa 1890. Oblong octavo album, 7" x 10." 35 pp. Twenty-five leaves on which are mounted fifty silhouette bust profiles (about 4 x5 inches each) of which forty-three are identified; an additional identified silhouette in an envelope. Ten leaves contain eleven mounted photographs, ten of which are identified. Inside back cover, label of “Ward’s Album for Unmounted Photographs”. Leatherette cover worn, leaves chipped at corners, some disbound, photos pasted in.
1890
 

Congratulatory Letter of The Printers' Grant and Colfax Club. Washington, D.C. January 1, 1869. Small broadside, printed on heavy stock. G.W. Scriver, printer. 7 x 8.5 inches. Decorated with eagle holding shield and classical columns. Cameos of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin at bottom corners. Stock yellowed, ink sepia, quite faded.
1869
 

Black and white lithograph, “Lincoln and Cabinet. Annual Greeting of the Carriers to the Patrons of ‘The Press’. For January 1st, 1866. Sight: 8” x 10," double matted (image approximately 6” x 9”), backed with foam board and sealed. Light grayish stain in upper right corner margin, otherwise a sharp, fresh impression.
1866
 

Liberty Seated on an Altar, Holding Medallion of Washington Being Crowned with a Laurel Wreath by a Flying Victory, with legend: "America Presenting at the Altar of Liberty Medallions of Her Illustrious Sons." [Description taken from Collins, 6]. 30" x 36". "Pink" on white. Full fringe on left side. Top & bottom trimmed. Pieced together in center, probably affecting 1/2".
1783
 

Hungarian Fund Bond Certificate. Engraved by Danforth Bald & Company of New York. February 2, 1852. $1 no. 18338. Illustrated with engravings of Athena, Kossuth, and Female Warrior Slaying an Allegorical King. 4 x 8 inches. Fine.
1852
 

Foreign Etchings. A Series of Twenty Original Etchings By Celebrated Artists of France, Germany, etc. Among Whom Are William Unger, William Leibl, Paul Rajon, from Painting by Rembrandt, Titian, Muncacsy, Palma Vecchio, and Others. Descriptive Text by S.R. Koehler and Others.
1887
 

Lithographed Portrait of Bleecker, by an unidentified artist, circa 1825. Oval, approximately 6½" x 5½" mounted on larger oval stock. Mount and image a bit darkened or dust-soiled, some tiny spotty foxing, but overall very good.
1825
 

Richard Welch's Ledger A. March 1, 1844-57. In pencil "Richard Homer Welch". 8.5 x 3 inches. Calf bound. 134 pp. Some pencil drawings of ships including a child's drawing of "a man of war containing 28 guns". Cover well worn, pages browned and foxed. Spine separating. Some pages cut out. Text in ink; pencil.
1844
 

ABBOTT, BENJAMIN, AU Cone Cut Corners: the Experiences of a Conservative Family in Fanatical Times; Involving Soem Account of a Connecticut Village, the People Who Lived In It, and Those Who Came There from the City. By Benauly [pseud.].
1855
 

ALKEN, HENRY. The Art and Practice of Etching; with Directions for Other Methods of Light and Entertaining Engraving.
1849
 

ALLSTON, WASHINGTON. Folio Engraving by Sartain after the Painting by Chester Harding.
1840
 

ALLSTON, WASHINGTON. Exhibition of Pictures, Painted by Washington Allston, at Harding's Gallery, School Street. [Wrapper title].
1839
 

ALLSTON, WASHINGTON. Outlines and Sketches.
1850
 

ALLSTON, WASHINGTON. Description of the Grand Historical Picture of Belshazzar's Feast...Now Exhibiting at the Corinthian Gallery...Second Edition.
1844
 

ANON. Set of Four Hollow Cut Silhouette Busts, paper over black cloth, of a Pennsylvania Dutch family (man, woman, two children). Each silhouette is surrounded by an elaborately cut-out border comprising stylized vines, hearts, love-birds, flowers &c., and incorporated in each the subject's initials. Each is matted to 7-1/8" x 4-1/8". In matching frames. Slight stains, but excellent.
1830
 

ANON. Group of three small hollow cut silhouette busts, 4" x 3.25," white over black paper, of the Alphens family of Medford and Bolton, Mass., flanking a manuscript "Family Record," and with three cards decorated in watercolor and another manuscript document. Seven items matted and framed together.
1835
 

ANON. Designs and Instructions for Decorating Pottery in Imitation of Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and other styles of Vases, with an illustrated and descriptive list of subjects to select from. Showing where they may be obtained, together with all articles required for this study.
1877
 

ANON. Leaf and Flower Pictures, and How To Make Them.
1857
 

BEARDSLEY, AUBREY. The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley. With a Prefatory Note by H.C. Marillier. [and] The Later Work of Aubrey Beardsley.
1899
 

BELL, CHARLES. Essays on the Anatomy of Expression in Painting.
1806
 

BOILEAU, D. Translat Papyro-Plastics, or the Art of Modelling in Paper; Being an Instructive Amusement for Young Persons of Both Sexes. From the German...Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged and Improved. With Twenty-Two Plates.
1825
 

BOSTON ATHENAEUM. Catalogue of the Eighth Exhibition of Paintings in the Athenaeum Gallery. MDCCCXXXIV. [Wrapper title].
1834
 

BOSTON ATHENAEUM. Catalogue of the Second Exhibition of Sculpture in the Athenaeum Gallery. MDCCCXL. [Wrapper title].
1840
 

BROWN, W.H.? Full-length cut silhouette of a gentleman standing in a room with a framed picture of Mt. Vernon on the wall and a view of public buildings through the window. 14.5" x 9.5". Old gilt frame (chipped).
1845
 

BRYANT, WILLIAM C. Transactions of the American Art Union, for the Year 1845.
1845
 

BUCKLER, GEORGE B. Two Hundred & Seventy Original Comic Ink Sketches with Brief Titles (sometimes explanatory text), ca. 1831-32.
1831
 

BURKE, EDMUND. A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. With an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, and Several Other Additions.
1806
 

BURKE, EDMUND. A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. With an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste, and Several Other Additions.
1806
 

CATHERWOOD, FREDERIC Description of a View of the City of Jerusalem and the Surrounding Country, Now Exhibiting at the Panorama, Corner of Ninth and George Streets, Philadelphia. Painted by Robert Burford, from Drawings Taken in 1834...
1845
 

CHANNING, WILLIAM HE 1 p. 4to. ALS to C(hristopher P(earse) Cranch in New York. Rondout, [New York], November 29, 1851. Ink. Previously hinged on verso. Folds, few brown spots, bright & legible.
1851
 

COX, PALMER. Drawing in Ink of a Brownie, 2-1/2", with hand pointing, Directed to W.M. Shaw. Card signed in a different ink by Cox, "Brownieland. 1905." Card 4-1/2" x 3-1/2". Fine.
1905
 

CRANE, WALTER. The First of May, a Fairy Masque; Presented in a Series of 52 Designs...
1881
 

DARLEY, F.O.C. Illustrations of Rip Van Winkle [by Washington Irving], Designed and Etched by Felix O. C. Darley ...
1848
 

DOYLE, RICHARD? Illu "The Dickens Album." Ca. 1860s.
1860
 

DUGANNE, A.J.H. The Cosmopolitan Art Association Illustrated Catalogue, 1854. [Wrapper title].
1854
 

DUNLAP, WILLIAM. Description of Dunlap's Painting of Christ Rejected by the High Priest, Elders and People When Brought by Pilate from the Judgment Hall to the Pavement.
1822
 

EDMANDS, JOHN? Catalogue of Paintings, Belonging to Yale College; Deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery.
1852
 

EDMANDS, JOHN? Catalogue of Paintings, Belonging to Yale College; Deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery.
1835
 

EDOUART, AUGUSTE. Full-length Cut Silhouette of Sidney Brooks against a lithographed marine background.
1840
 

EDOUART, AUGUSTE. Collection of Nine (9) Cut Silhouette Busts from Notebooks of Duplicates. Remounted.
1840
 

EDOUART, AUGUSTE. For a Short Time Only! The Amateurs of the Fine Arts. Fashionable Lounge. [B]roadway, near Canal-street, Over the Book Store of Mr. Roe Lockwood. Monsieur Edouart, [silh]ouettist to the French Royal Family...[Caption title]. Broadside, 9-3/8" x 7-1/4".
1840
 

EDOUART, AUGUSTE. 469 Broadway, 5 doors above Grand St. Monsieur Edouart, Begs to inform the citizens of New York that he has returned [from] Saratoga Springs... [Caption title]. Broadside, 7-5/8" x 4-7/8".
1840
 

EDOUART, AUGUSTE. Chauncey A. Goodrich Professor Yale College [and] Mrs. Goodrich the former Julia Frances daughter of Noah Webster. 13" x 9.5". Cut out silhouettes, standing full-length portraits, the woman holding a book, the man leaning on a cane. Background of floor and shadow, as though lighted from behind. Fine.
1841
 

FLAGG, JARED B. The Life and Letters of Washington Allston. With Reproductions from Allston's Pictures.
1892
 

FRY, ROGER. The Artist and Psycho-Analysis.
1924
 

HARDING, CHESTER. My Egoistigraphy. Prepared for His Family and Friends, by One of His Children [Margaret E. White].
1866
 

HOLBROOK, JOSIAH. A Familiar Treatise on the Fine Arts, Painting, Sculpture, and Music.
1834
 

HOMER, WINSLOW. Proceedings at the Reception and Dinner in Honor of George Peabody, Esq., of London, by the Citizens of the Old Town of Danvers, October 9, 1856. To which is Appended an Historical Sketch of the Peabody Institute...
1856
 

HOMER, WINSLOW. Proceedings at the Reception and Dinner in Honor of George Peabody, Esq., of London, by the Citizens of the Old Town of Danvers, October 9, 1856. To which is Appended an Historical Sketch of the Peabody Institute...
1856
 

M'QUIN, A.D. A Description of the Picture, Christ Rejected by the Jews. Painted by Benjamin West...
1830
 

M'QUIN, A.D. Description of the Picture, Christ Rejected by the Jews. Painted by Benjamin West, Esq. President of the Royal Academy...
1830
 

MAUCK, JESSE. Chairmaker's Account Book, 1826-1860. Sm. folio. 94 pp. Additonally, over 60 intact original stencils. Contemp. calf backed boards, worn.Tab alphabetical index with A-D missing. “Jesse Mauck” on inside front cover. Some pages loose, previous spine repairs. Ink. Fraying. Overall legible.
1826
 

MERCHANT, GEORGE W. The People's Vade-Mecum: Comprising a Collection of Valuable Recipes in the Useful and Interesting Arts with a few simple and curious experiments in chemistry: including medicine, perfumery, chemistry, cookery, farriery, dyeing, confectionary, domestic economy, etc. etc. etc. Many of which are the Private Recipes of the Author Never Before Published and All From Reliable Sources. By a Practical Chemist, and Member of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
1851
 

MERYMAN, RICHARD. Andrew Wyeth.
1968
 

METFORD, SAMUEL. Wortham, Stephen Thomas & Wife, of Newport, R.I. Pair of full-length cut silhouettes, the man standing with quill, the wife seated. Each is matted to 9" x 7.25", framed together, highlighted in pencil, ink grounds, plain paper backgrounds. Some spotty foxing of paper near images, else fine.
1840
 

MILTITZ, C. BORR. VO The Game of Life, A drawing by Moritz Retzch, explained, according to hints from himself...Together with the Game Lost, and the Game Won, by Charles H. Granger. [Wrapper title].
1835
 

MOORE, JACOB BAILEY. Sketch by Folk Artist Jacob Bailey Moore. Pencil. Circa late 1850s. Blue paper, 3 x 6.25 inches. Includes small envelope 3 x 4.5 inches, with notation. Previous folds. Light browning at folds.
1850
 

NORTON, CHARLES ELIO Facsimiles of Thirty-Three Etchings by Turner for the Plates of the Liber Studiorum Reproduced from Copies in the Possession of Mr. Ruskin and of the Editor.
1878
 

OSLER, E.B. Catalogue: Pictures of Indians and Indian Life. By Paul Kane....[Cover title].
1904
 

PALMER, ERASTUS DOW Catalogue of the Palmer Marbles...November 1856 (Not found 2016)
1856
 

PATERSON, M. CHARLES An Address delivered at the Opening of the Twelfth Exhibition of the American Academy of the Fine Arts.
1826
 

PATERSON, M. CHARLES An Address Delivered at the Opening of the Twelfth Exhibition of the American Academy of the Fine Arts.
1826
 

PEALE, C.W. Group of four oval hollow cut silhouette busts, paper over lack cloth, each embossed with the stamp of Peale's Museum. Each figure is approx. 4.5" tall, mounted together behind a primitive black and gold eglomise mat.
1815
 

PEALE, C.W.. Hollow cut silhouette bust, paper over black cloth, of General Jonathan Kearsley. 2.5" tall, in a fine ornamental black and gold eglomise mat.
1812
 

PETERS, JOHN R. JR. Guide to, or Descriptive Catalogue of the Chinese Museum, in the Marlboro' Chapel, Boston, With Miscellaneous Remarks upon the Government, History, Religions, Literature, Agriculture, Arts, Trades, Manners and Customs of the Chinese.
1845
 

PORTER, ROBERT KER. A Correct Account of the Battle of Alexandria. With, a Sketch of the Campaign in Egypt, Under Sir Ralph Abercrombie. And, a General Outline of the Great Picture, Painted by...
1804
 

PRANG. Prang's Standard Alphabets. Revised Edition.
1886
 

REMINGTON, FREDERIC. Remington's Frontier Sketches.
1898
 

RIMMER, WILLIAM. Elements of Design. Book First. For the Use of Parents and Teachers.
1864
 

ROBERTS, JAMES. Introductory Lessons, with Familiar Examples in Landscape, for the Use of Those Who Are Desirous of Gaining Some Knowledge of the Pleasing Art of Painting in Water Colours;...and More Finished Paintings...to which are added, Instructions for Executing Transparencies...
1808
 

ROGERS, SAMUEL. The Fountain. Holograph Poem of 30 Lines beneath pencilled drawing of "The Fountain." 10" x 8" (text & illus., plus margins).
1838
 

RUCKSTULL, F.W. Bolshivism in Art And Its Propagandists. By Veritas. [Pseud.]
1924
 

SABIN, J. A Monogram & Alphabet Album. [Cover title].
1871
 

SANBORN, KATE. Old Time Wall Papers. An Account of the Pictorial Papers on Our Forefathers' Walls with a Study of the Historical Development of Wall Paper Making and Decoration.
1905
 

SANTAYANA, GEORGE. The Sense of Beauty Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory.
1896
 

SCHOENER, JACOB B. Journey to Key West and Havana from New York. 1841-1842. Diary, 16mo. 60 pp. Contemp. calf. Ink & pencil, most English, some German. Illustrations are hand drawn in ink & pencil, one colored.
1841
 

SCHULTZ, DAVID. "David Schultz's Blank Book April 6th one thousand Eight hundred and thirty four. 1834." [Ms. title]. Ledger of a blacksmith's business with entries dated from April 6, 1834-December 28, 1848.
1834
 

SHAW, HENRY. Handbook of the Art of Illumination, as Practised During the Middle Ages. With a Description of the Metals, Pigments, and Processes Employed by the Artists at Different Periods.
1866
 

SHEPARD, JOHN. The Artist & Tradesman's Guide. Embracing Some Leading Facts & Principles of Science, and a Variety of Matter Adapted to the Wants of the Artist, Mechanic, Manufacturer, and Mercantile Community...
1827
 

SMITH, SEBA. One Page ALS to George Washington Light Concerning Artist Thomas Buchanan Read. 65 Murray St, New York, Sept. 13, 1841. 4to. Ink, previous folds, lightly browned.
1841
 

SUMMERFIELD, JOHN. “Peter Steel His Musick Book 1769”. 26 pp. 4" x 7.25". Handmade with flexible calf covers, illuminated with fraktur style hand colored border decorations of red, blue, yellow & black ink. On page 3: “John Summerfield, Scrip.” Endpapers made from newspapers; 1757 Philadelphia dateline. Back endpaper: “The Pennsylvania... “Dec. 22, 1757” (either the Pennsylvania Journal & Weekly Advertiser or the Pennsylvania Gazette). Some fading, a few pages difficult to read, some peeling of endpapers and edges slightly chipped.
1769
 

TRUMBULL. Catalogue of Paintings of Colonel Trumbull; Including Nine Subjects of the American Revolution, with Near Two Hundred and Fifty Portraits of Persons Distinguished in that Import Period. Painted by Him from the Life. Now Exhibiting at the Gallery of the American Academy of the Fine Arts, Chambers-Street.
1831
 

VERY, LYDIA L. Writt Red Riding Hood. [Shape Book].
1863
 

WADSWORTH GALLERY. Catalogue of Paintings in Wadsworth Gallery, Hartford...The Pictures are not to be touched with parasols, canes or the fingers...
1856
 

WADSWORTH GALLERY. Catalogue of Paintings in Wadsworth Gallery, Hartford...The Pictures are not to be touched with parasols, canes or the fingers...
1851
 

WEST, BENJAMIN. Description of the Picture, Christ Healing the Sick in the Temple, Painted by Benjamin West, Esq. President of the Royal Academy, and Presented by the Author to the Pennsylvania Hospital. Engraved by Kneass, Young & Co. Sc.
1817
 

WESTON. Pair of full-length cut silhouettes of two ladies eated facing each other. Each figure is approx. 6.5" tall, overall size is 7.75" x 9.60".
1831
 

WILLIAMS, JAMES W. James W. Williams, Calling Card (Jas. W. Williams). Ca. 1840. 1.5 x 3 inches. 204 Chestnut Street, [?Philadelphia, Pa.] Name scratched out and in pencil: "Miss Louise Bradley, West Springfield," [Mass]. Engraved border, pinholes.
1840
 

WORTH, THOMAS. ALS, 12mo., 1 p. New York, Feb. 13, [18]86, in ink, to J.S. Bradley, Jr. With envelope.
1886
 

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