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The Shelf List, February 2020

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

Selection from Happiness: Thoughts of great minds concerning true happiness.

Art Curiosa Collection

Baedeker, Karl. Palestine and Syria With the Chief Routes Through Mesopotamia and Babylonia: Handbook for Travellers. 4th ed., remodelled and augm. Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1906.

Carleton, L. C. Bullet Head, Or, The Indian Trailer. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Carleton, L. C. Turkey-Foot, Or, The Chief’s Revenge. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Chisholm Is Tops for America. 1972.

Coys, Michael. [Shirley Chisholm At South Miami Jr. Dade College, February 24, 1972]. 1972.

Hooght, Everardus van der, Henry Jacob, and Judah d’ Allemand. Sefer ʻEśrim Ṿe-ʼarbaʻah =: Biblia Hebraica : Versibus, Capitibus Et Sectionibus Interstincta ; Notisque Masoretarum Keri Et Chetib, Instructa ; Ad Editionem Hooghtianam Accuratissime Adornata. Londini: Typis et sumptibus Samuelis Bagster, 1823.

Lamorie, Louis. The Death Rangers: A Tale of the Tankawana Valley in 1730. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Marryat, Frederick. The Sea King: By Captain Marryat. New York: F.M. Lupton, 1893.

The Story of Robin Hood. [New York]: McLoughlin Bro’s New York., 1889.

 

Early American Imprints

Merzbacher, Leo. Seder Tefilah: The Order of Prayer for Divine Service. New York: Thalmessinger & Cahn…, 1864.

 

James Wheeler Collection

Adams, Harry. Beyond the Barrier With Byrd: An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition. Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, 1932.

Amundsen, Roald. Roald Amundsen–my Life As an Explorer. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927.

Amundsen, Roald. The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the “Fram,” 1910-1912. London : New York: John Murray ; Lee Keedick…, 1925.

Amundsen, Roald, and Geir O. Kløver. The South Pole Expedition, 1910-1912. 1. edition june 2010. Oslo: The Fram Museum, 2010.

Bellinsgauzen, Faddeĭ Faddeevich, and Frank Debenham. The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821: Translated From the Russian. London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1945.

Bull, H. J. The Cruise of the “Antarctic” to the South Polar Regions. London ; New York: Edward Arnold, 1896.

Byrd, Richard Evelyn. Alone. New York: G.P. Putnam’s sons, 1938. [2nd copy added]

Byrd, Richard Evelyn. Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1935.

Byrd, Richard Evelyn, and Laurence McKinley Gould. Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic, the Flight to the South Pole. New York ; London: G.P. Putnam’s sons, 1930.

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, Robert Falcon Scott, and Edward Wilson. The Worst Journey in the World: Antarctic, 1910-1913. Constable & Co.: London, 1922.

Cook, Frederick Albert. Through the First Antarctic Night, 1898-1899: A Narrative of the Voyage of the “Belgica” Among Newly Discovered Lands and Over an Unknown Sea About the South Pole. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1900.

Gould, Laurence McKinley. Cold: The Record of an Antarctic Sledge Journey. New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1931.

Henry, Thomas R. The White Continent: The Story of Antarctica. New York: William Sloane Associates, 1950.

Mawson, Douglas. The Home of the Blizzard: Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914. Philadelphia : London: J.B. Lippincott Company ; William Heinemann, 1914.

Mill, Hugh Robert. The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton, C.V.O., O.B.E.(Mil.), LL.D. London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1923.

Nordenskjöld, Otto, and Johan Gunnar Andersson. Antarctica: Or, Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole. London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 1905.

O’Brien, Jack, Richard Rodgers, and Ben Stahl. By Dog Sled for Byrd: 1600 Miles Across Antarctic Ice. Chicago: Thomas S. Rockwell Company, 1931.

Scholes, William Arthur. Fourteen Men: The Story of the Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island. First edition. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1952.

Scott, Robert Falcon, and Edward Wilson. The Voyage of the ‘Discovery’ By Robert Falcon Scott: With 260 Full-page and Smaller Illustrations By Dr. E.A. Wilson and Other Members of the Expedition, Photogravure Frontispieces, 12 Coloured Plates in Facsimile From Dr. Wilson’s Sketches, Panoramas and Maps. In Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1905.

 

Lewis Becker Collection

Happiness: Thoughts of Great Minds Concerning True Happiness. London : New York: Ernest Nister ; E.P. Dutton & Co., 1900.

Journal of the American Irish Historical Society. New York, NY: American Irish Historical Society, 1898.

 

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The Shelf List, January 2020

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

A 1920 edition of South, signed by Ernest Shackleton.

Art Curiosa Collection

Boston Weekly Magazine. Boston: D.H. Ela and J.B. Hall, 1838.

Brame, Charlotte M. The Belle of Lynn, or The Miller’s Daughter. New York: F.M. Lupton, 1893.

Catalogue of Frank Tousey’s Popular Music. New York: Frank Tousey’s Publishing House, 1890.

Dennie, Joseph. The Port Folio. Philadelphia: William Fry, 1801.

The Five Cent Comic Library. New York: Frank Tousey.

Fonblanque, Albany, John Forster, and Leigh Hunt. The Examiner: A Sunday Paper On Politics, Domestic Economy, and Theatricals. London: Hunt, 1808.

The Independent. New York, Boston: S.W. Benedict; 1848-1924; the Independent Publications, 1924-1928.

The Novelette. Boston: G.W. Studley, 1897.

Scott, Walter. The Black Dwarf. New York: F.M. Lupton, 1893.

The Scranton Republican. Scranton, Pa.: [s.n.].

 

Early American Imprints

The Balance and Columbian Repository. Hudson, N.Y.: E. Sampson, G. Chittenden, and H. Croswell, 1802.

The New England Farmer. Boston: Thomas W. Shepard, 1822.

 

James Wheeler Collection

Bullen, Frank Thomas. The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World After Sperm Whales. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923.

Cook, James, and J. C. Beaglehole. The Journals of Captain James Cook On His Voyages of Discovery. Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press, 1967.

Cook, James. A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1777.

Davis, John King. With the “Aurora” in the Antarctic, 1911-1914. London: Andrew Melrose, Ltd., 1919.

Fuchs, Vivian. The Crossing of Antarctica: The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958. First American edition. Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1958.

Giæver, John., et al. The White Desert: The Official Account of the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition. London: Chatto & Windus, 1954.

Gwynn, Stephen. Captain Scott. Crown 8vo edition. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1932.

Headland, Robert. Chronological List of Antarctic Expeditions and Related Historical Events. Cambridge [England] ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Hurley, Frank. Argonauts of the South: Being a Narrative of Voyagings and Polar Seas and Adventures in the Antarctic With Sir Douglas Mawson and Sir Ernest Shackleton, With 75 Illustrations and Maps. New York; London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1925.

Jones, A. G. E. Antarctica Observed: Who Discovered the Antarctic Continent? Whitby, Yorkshire, England: Caedmon of Whitby, 1982.

Macdonald, William Arthur. A Farewell to Commander Byrd. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1929.

Marret, Mario, and Edward Fitzgerald. Seven Men Among the Penguins: An Antarctic Venture. First American edition. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955.

Migot, André, and K. C. Jordan. Thin Edge of the World. Boston ; Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1956.

Mountevans, Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans. South With Scott. London ; Glasgow: Collins Clear-Type Press, 1920.

Mountevans, Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans. South With Scott. New and revised edition, 1948. London ; Glasgow: Collins, 1948.

Neider, Charles. Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica; a Personal and Historical Narrative; Illustrated With Maps, Black-and-white Photographs, and With Thirty-three Color Photographs By the Author. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974.

Ommanney, F. D. South Latitude. London, New York, Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1938.

Poynter, C.W. -1878., and R.J Campbell. The Discovery of the South Shetland Islands: The Voyages of the Brig Williams 1819-1820 As Recorded in Contemporary Documents and the Journal of Midshipman C. W. Poynter. London: The Hakluyt Society, 2000.

Scott, Robert Falcon, Leonard Huxley, Edward Wilson, and Herbert George Ponting. Scott’s Last Expedition in Two Volumes: Vol. I. Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Vol II. Being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken By Dr. E.A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913.

Shackleton, Ernest Henry. South: The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition, 1914-1917. London: William Heinemann, 1920.

Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Hugh Robert Mill, and T. W. Edgeworth 1858-1934 David. The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1909.

Weddell, James. A Voyage Towards the South Pole, Performed in the Years 1822-24: Containing an Examination of the Antarctic Sea, to the Seventy-fourth Degree of Latitude: And a Visit to Tierra Del Fuego, With a Particular Account of the Inhabitants; to Which Is Added, Much Useful Information On the Coasting Navigation of Cape Horn, and the Adjacent Lands, With Charts of Harbours &c. London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825.

Wilson, Edward, and Ann Savours. Diary of the Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic Regions, 1901-1904. London: Blandford Press, 1966.

 

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The Shelf List, December 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

[Home Rule] / Published by Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1882.

Art Curiosa Collection

Helmbold, George. The Tickler. Philadelphia [Pa.]: G. Helmbold, 1807.

Leslie, Frank, and Frank Leslie. Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner. New York: [Mrs. Frank Leslie, etc.], 1865. [issues added]

The Novel Mart. Baltimore, Md.: Robert Burns.

The Sunday School Advocate. New York: Published for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church by G. Lane & L. Scott.

Sunday Times & Noah’s Weekly Messenger. New York [N.Y.]: F.A. Bonnard.

 

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Carte De L’isle De La Grenade, Pour Servir À L’histoire Générale Des Voyages. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1758.

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Carte De L’isle De Sainte Lucie: Pour Servir À L’Histoire Générale Des Voyages. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1758.

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Carte Des Isles Des Vierges. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1764.

Blome, Richard, Francis Lamb, and Nicolas Sanson. A General Mapp of the Kingdom of Spaine. London: Richard Blome, 1670.

Bonne, Rigobert, and Pietro Scattaglia. Isle De La Martinique: Isles De La Guadeloupe, De Marie, Galante, De La Désirade, Et Celles Des Saintes. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1771.

Braun, Georg, and Frans Hogenberg. Santander. [Cologne]: [s.n.], 1620.

Cantelli, Giacomo. Penisola Dell India Di Qua Dal Gange: Et Isole Intorno Ad Essa Adiacenti, Descritta, Et Accresciuta Di Nuoue, E Uarie Notizie. Rome: Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola, 1683.

A Chart of North and South America: Including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, With the Nearest Coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia. London: Robt. Sayer and J. Bennett, 1775.

Entick, John. A New & Accurate Map of the Seat of the Late War in the West Indies: With a Plan of the City and Harbour of Havannah. [London?]: [Edward and Charles Dilly?], 1763.

Jefferys, Thomas. Grenada Divided Into Its Parishes. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794.

Jefferys, Thomas. A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England: Containing the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire, With the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, Divided Into Counties and Townships: The Whole Composed From Actual Surveys and Its Situation Adjusted By Astronomical Observations. [Northern Section]. [London]: [Sayer and Bennett], 1776.

Mitchell, S. Augustus and W. H. Gamble. County Map of the State of Pennsylvania: With Inset Maps of Harrisburg, Williamsport, Erie, and Scranton. [Philadelphia]: [W.H. Gamble], 1873.

Pennsylvania From Space. Rockville, Md.: M-Sat, 1998.

Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, and C. Haussard. Partie De L’Amerique Septentrionale: Qui Comprend Le Cours De L’Ohio, La Nlle. Angleterre, La Nlle York, Le New Jersey, La Pensylvanie, Le Maryland, La Virginie, La Caroline. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1755.

Sanson, Nicolas. Brtiannicæ [sic] Insulæ: In Quibus Albium Sive Britannia Maior Iuernia Sive Britannia Minor Tum Et Orcades, Ebudes, Ca’ssiterides. A Paris: Chez M. Tavernier graveur & imprimeur du Roy pour les cartes geographiques et aut[r]es tailles douces et a present chez Pierre Mariette, rue St. Iacques a l’Esperance, Avec privillege du Roy, 1641.

The United States and Its New Possessions: Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii, Philippine Islands, and Alaska, With General Maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and Pan-America. Boston: Published by the National Publishing Company, 1900.

Wells, J. Phelps & Ensign’s Travellers’ Guide and Map of the United States: Containing the Roads, Distances, Steam Boat and Canal Routes &c. New York: T. & E.H. Ensign, 1844.

 

Maps, Images, and Graphics Collection

[Home Rule]. London: Published Thos. Agnew & Sons, 1882.

 

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The Shelf List, November 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

Map of Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey, including Lakes Erie, Ontario, and part of Huron.

La Pensilvania, la Nuova York, il Jersey Settentrio:le, con la parte occidentale del Connecticut, Massachuset-s-bay e l’Irochesia / Antonio Zatta.

Art Curiosa Collection

Ballou, Maturin M. 1820-1895. Ballou’s Pictorial. Boston, Mass.: M.M. Ballou, 1855.

The Boy’s Own Paper. London: Boy’s Own Paper Office, 1967.

The Evening Fire-side, or Weekly Intelligence in the Civil, Natural, Moral, Literary and Religious Worlds. Philadelphia: Joseph Rakestraw, 1804.

Every Saturday. Boston: Houghton.

Gleason, Frederick, and Maturin M. Ballou. Gleason’s Pictorial. Boston, Mass.: F. Gleason, 1852.

The Graphic: An Illustrated Weekly Magazine. London: Edward Joseph Mansfield, 1869.

The Household. Brattleboro, Vt.: Geo. E. Crowell, 1868.

The Illustrated London News. London: Illustrated London News, 1842.

Judge. New York: Judge Publishing Company.

New Buffalo Bill Weekly. New York: Street & Smith. (issues added)

The Odd Fellow. Boston: H.B. Skinner & Co., 1845.

Our Continent. Philadelphia: Our Continent Publishing Co, 1882.

Paterson, Alexander D. The Anglo American. New York: E.L. Garvin & Co., 1843.

Portland Transcript. Portland [Me.]: Gould & Elwell, 1846. (issues added)

 

Augustiniana Collection

Sheng Ko: Cantica Sacra : Collecta Et Ad Usum Sinensium Accommodata a P.A.G. Missionario Augustiniano in Vicariato De Chang-teh (Hu-nan). [S.l.: s.n.], 1927.

 

Early American Imprints

The American Weekly Messenger or Register of State Papers, History and Politics. Philadelphia: Printed for John Conrad, 1814.

Forney, John W. 1817-1881. The Press. Philadelphia [Pa.]: J.W. Forney, 1857.

Orsini, abbé 1802-1875., and J. Sadlier. Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God: With the History of the Devotion to Her; Completed By the Traditions of the East, the Writings of the Fathers, and the Private History of the Jews. New York; Boston; Montreal: D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 1854.

 

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Chatelain, Henri Abraham. Carte De L’Asie Inferieure Selon Les Auteurs Anciens, Enrichie De Remarques Historiques Sur Les Changemens Qui Y Sont Arrivez. [Amsterdam?]: [s.n.], 1721.

Chatelain, Henri Abraham. Nouvelle Carte D’Ecosse: Ou L’on Fait Observer L’etat De La Noblesse; Les Villes, Et Les Bourgs Qui Deputent Au Parlement, Et Diverses Autres Remarques Propres a Conduire a L’inteligence De L’histoire De Ce Royaume. [Amsterdam]: [s.n.], 1719.

Münster, Sebastian. Africa Mit Seinen Besundern Laendern, Thieren, Und Wunderbarlichen Dingen. [Basel]: [Sebastian Henricpetri], 1588.

Ortelius, Abraham. Senensis Ditionis, Accvrata Descrip.: Corsica ; Marcha Anconae, Olim Picenvm. 1572.

Phillips, R. Sir, and Josiah Neele. A Map of the Country From Rariton River in East Jersey, to Elk Head in Maryland: Shewing the Several Operations of the American & British Armies, in 1776 & 1777. [London?]: Published Nov. 1, 1806, by Richard Phillips, New Bridge Street, 1806.

Zatta, Antonio. Il Maryland, Il Jersey Meridionale, La Delaware, E La Parte Orientales Della Virginia, E Carolina Settentrionale. [Venice]: [A. Zatta], 1785.

Zatta, Antonio. La Pensilvania, La Nuova York, Il Jersey Settentrio: Le, Con La Parte Occidentale Del Connecticut, Massachuset-s-bay E L’Irochesia. [Venice]: [A. Zatta], 1785.

 

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The Shelf List, October 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

17th-century map of the North Atlantic Ocean.

Terra Nova ac maris tractus circa Novam Franciam, Angliam, Belgium, Venezuelam, Novam Andalusiam, Guianam, et Brasiliam / F. de Wit.

Art Curiosa Collection

Cook, David C. The Boys’ World. Elgin, Ill. ; Chicago: D.C. Cook Pub. Co., 1902.

The Daily Cleveland Herald. Cleveland [Ohio]: Fairbanks, Benedict & Co, 1853.

Irons, Archie C., Old Sleuth, and Spencer Dair. The Boy Rifles, Or, The Underground Camp. Cleveland: Arthur Westbrook Company, 1912.

Postage Stamps of Ireland. Dublin: Republic of Ireland, 1922-2018.

Young Broadbrim Weekly. New York, N.Y.: Street & Smith, 1903. [20 issues added]

 

Early American Imprints

Rutland Herald. Rutland, Vt.: William Fay, 1823.

 

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Blair, John, and Thomas Kitchin. The East Indies: Including More Particularly the British Dominions On the Continent of India. [London]: [s.n.], 1773.

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon. Americae Nova Tabula. [S.l.]: [s.n.], 1642.

Jefferys, Thomas. The Island of Cuba With Part of the Bahama Banks & the Martyrs. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53, in Fleet Street, 1775.

Jefferys, Thomas, and Robert Baker. Antigua Surveyed By Robert Baker, Surveyor General of That Island. “Improved edition 1810.”. London: Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, 1810.

L’Isle, Guillaume de. Carte De France: Dressée Pour L’usage Du Roy. Paris: Chez l’auteur sur le quai de l’Horloge, 1721.

La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup. Carte Particuliere De La Côte Du Nord-ouest De L’Amérique Reconnue Par Les Frégates Françaises La Boussole Et L’Astrolabe En 1786. London: G.G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row, 1798.

Wit, Frederik de. Terra Nova Ac Maris Tractus Circa Novam Franciam, Angliam, Belgium, Venezuelam, Novam Andalusiam, Guianam, Et Brasiliam. t’Amsterdam: Gedruckt by Fredrick de Wit in de Kalverstraet, 1675.

 

Villanova Collection

Millares Vázquez, Manuel., and Nacho C. Beiro. 21 Años: (novela). Edición non venal. [Boiro]: A.C. Barbantia, 2018.

 

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The Shelf List, September 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

An illustration of a man handing a piece of paper to another man over a ledger book.

An original illustration by H. R. Grissinger.

Art Curiosa Collection

All Around Weekly. New York: Frank Tousey. [2 issues added]

Carleton, L. C. The Hunter Scouts, Or, The Bride of the Valley. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Chicago Ledger. Chicago [Ill.]: A.J. Boyer. [5 issues added]

The Dollar Newspaper. Philadelphia [Pa.]: A.H. Simmons, 1843.

The Ladies’ Visitor, and Drawing-room Companion. New-York [N.Y.]: Curtis and Co.

Saturday Night. Philadelphia, Pa.: Davis & Elverson, 1865. [1 issue added]

Street and Smith’s New York Weekly. New York, N.Y.: Street and Smith, 1861. [3 issues added]

 

Augustiniana Collection

Back, Siegfried. Von Der Liebe Verwundet: Anna Katharina Emmerick : (1774-1824). Würzburg: Augustinus-Verlag, 1955.

 

Early American Imprints

Greeley, Horace. New-York Daily Tribune. New-York [N.Y.]: Greeley & McElrath, 1842.

The Pennsylvanian. Philadelphia [Pa.]: Mifflin & Parry, 1832.

Relf, Samuel. Relfs Philadelphia Gazette, and Daily Advertiser. Philadelphia [Pa.]: Samuel Relf, 1803.

Skinner, Samuel Haviland., Joseph Whilden, and Ebenezer Smith Thomas. City Gazette and Commercial Daily Advertiser. Charleston [S.C.]: E.S. Thomas, 1840.

 

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Blaeu, Willem Janszoon. Macedonia Epirus Et Achaia. [Amsterdam]: [Iean & Corneille Blaeu], 1640.

Laet, Joannes de. Maiores Minoresque Insulae Hispaniola, Cuba, Lucaiae Et Caribes. [Leiden]: [Joannes de Laet], 1630.

Lewis, Samuel, et al. The State of Pennsylvania: Reduced With Permission From Reading Howell’s Map. [Philadelphia]: [Mathew Carey], 1795.

Lodge, John. An Accurate Map of the Island of St. Christophers, From an Acutal Survey: Shewing the Parishes, Churches, and Rivers; Also the Bays, Rocks, Shoals, and Soundings That Surround the Whole. London: Publish’d as the Act directs 30th March 1782 by J. Bew, Pater Noster Row, 1782.

Martin, David. The State of Pennsylvania: From the Latest Surveys. [New York]: Published by J. Reid, 1796.

Milton, Thomas., James Rentone, James Mynde, and Samuel Harding. A Plan of the City and Harbour of Havana: Situated On the Island of Cuba in 23d: 10m. Nth. Latitude & in 292d: 15m Longitude From the Meridian of Teneriff. [London: Sold by S. Harding … R. Amey … W .H. Toms, 1739.

Mitchell, S. Augustus 1792-1868., and W. H. Gamble. County Map of the State of Pennsylvania. [Philadelphia]: [W.H. Gamble], 1871.

Robert de Vaugondy, Didier. Carte Des Parties Nord Et Ouest De L’Amérique Dressée D’apres Les Relations Les Plus Authentiques Par M … En 1764: Nouvelle Édition Réduite. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1772.

Verdun de la Crenne, Jean René-Antoine, Jean-Charles de Borda, Alexandre Guy Pingré, and active 1775-1799 Petit. Carte Réduite D’une Partie De L’Océan Atlantique Ou Occidental… Paris, 1775.

 

Manuscripts Collection

Grissinger, H. R. Lot of 3 Original Illustrations for the Saturday Blade. [1923].

 

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The Shelf List, August 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

Photo of a map of Port au Prince.

Le Port au Prince dans l’isle de St. Domingue (1764) by Jacques Bellin.

Art Curiosa Collection

Leslie, Frank. Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner. New York: [Mrs. Frank Leslie, etc.], 1865. [New issues added.]

Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly Newspaper. New York [N.Y.]: Leslie-Judge Co., 1914. [New issues added.]

Lot of Newspapers Published December 8, 1941.

Munro, Norman L. Golden Hours. New York, N.Y.: Norman L. Munro. [New issues added.]

Portland Eclectic and Northern Home. Portland, Me.: S.T. Pickard & Co.

Portland Tribune. Portland [Me.]: [s.n].

The Saturday Evening Post. Philadelphia [Pa.]: Samuel D. Patterson & Co.

Stoddart’s Review. Philadelphia: J. M. Stoddart & Co.

 

Early American Imprints

The Lehigh Register. Allentown, Pa.: Augustus L. Ruhe.

Paterson Daily Guardian. Paterson, N.J.: Van Derhoven & Irish, 1864.

 

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Aa, Pieter van der. La Grande Tartarie, Suivant Les Nouvelles Observations De Messrs. De L’Académie Royale De Sciences, Etc.: Augmentés De Nouveau. A Leide: Chez Pierre vander Aa, 1729.

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. L’empire De La Chine: Pour Servir a L’histoire Générale Des Voyages. s.l: s.n., 1748.

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Le Port Au Prince Dans L’isle De St. Domingue. [Paris]: [s.n.], 1764.

Buchon, J. A. C. 1791-1846. Carte Geographique, Statistique Et Historique De La Pensylvanie.

Diderot, Denis. Astronomie. Paris: Briasson, 1751.

Jefferys, Thomas. A Plan of the Harbour of Chebucto and Town of Halifax. [London]: [Gentleman’s Magazine], 1750.

Keulen, Johannes van. Nieuwe Paskaert Van De Kust Van Hollandt Tussen Texel Ende Maes, Waer in Vertoont Wert Alle Syn Diepten En Droochten. Als Mede Hoe Haer De Landen Vertoonen Vytter Zee: Seer Naeukeurigh Opgestelt. t’ Amsterdam: by Johannes van Keulen, boeckverkoper ande Oostsyde vande Nieubrugh, inde gekroonde lootsman, 1697.

Levasseur, V. Amérique Méridionale. A Paris: Chez A. Combette, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, No. 41, 1847.

Levasseur, V. Amérique Septentrionale. Paris: A. Combette, 1845.

Mercator, Gerhard, and Hendrik Hondius. Hungaria. [Amsterdam?]: [Henricus Hondius?], 1623.

Sayer, Robert. A Plan of Fort St. Louis Harbor On the South Side of Hispaniola. London: Printed for Robert Sayer…, 1788.

 

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The Shelf List, July 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

Two-page spread of a scrapbook showing brochures of the Cunard Steamship Company.

Selection from the scrapbook of Ralph Emerson, 1883-1884.

Art Curiosa Collection

[Advertising Leaf, From a 1901-1902 Trade Catalog of A.C. McClurg & Co.]. Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Co., 1901.

Banner of Light. Boston [Mass.]: L. Colby & Co.

Boyle, Edward R., Thomas Folsom Norris, and Erasmus Addison Norris. Olive Branch. Boston [Mass.]: S. Rowland Hart, 1857.

Brame, Charlotte M. Redeemed By Love. New York: F.M. Lupton.

The Centennial Record. Portland, Me.: Geo. Stinson & Co., 1876.

Chicago Ledger. Chicago [Ill.]: A.J. Boyer. [new issues added]

Franklin’s Miscellany: A Cheerful Companion for the Lovers of Literature, Natural History, and the Fine Arts, Legendary and Historical Fiction Interspersed With Facts and Scraps, Original and Select; Poetry, Bon Mots and Epigrams .. London: B.D. Cousins.

Hearth and Home. New York: Graphic Co., 1874.

Moore’s Rural New-Yorker. Rochester, N.Y.: D.D.T. Moore, 1850.

New-York Dispatch. New York [N.Y.]: [s.n.], 1854.

New-York Mercury. New York [N.Y.]: Krauth & Cauldwell.

The Philadelphia Saturday Courier. Philadelphia [Pa.]: Woodward & Clarke, 1835.

Phillips, Libbie Sprague. Ruby Gordon, Or, Back From the Grave. New York: F.B. Warner, 1909.

Portland Transcript. Portland [Me.]: Gould & Elwell, 1846.

Saturday Night. Philadelphia, Pa.: Davis & Elverson, 1865. [new issues added]

Scottish American Journal. New York [N.Y.]: A.M. Stewart & Co.

The Spirit of the Times. New York: George Wilkes, 1868.

Spirit of the Times and the New York Sportsman. New York [N.Y.]: E.A. Buck, 1892.

Star Spangled Banner. Boston [Mass.]: J. Jones.

Street & Smith’s Literary Album. New York: Street & Smith.

Sunday Dispatch. New York [N.Y.]: Amor J. Williamson, W. Burns & Watson, 1854.

[Trade Card for F. Trifet, Dealer in Scrap Book Pictures and Fancy Cards.]. Boston: F. Trifet, 25 School Street, 1880.

Veale, E., and Palmer Cox. Cock Robin: And Other Stories. [Philadelphia: Philadelphia Inquirer Company, 1896.

Veale, E., and Palmer Cox. Jack the Giant. [Philadelphia]: Hubbard Pub’g Co., 1896.

 

Autographed Books Collection

Cobb, Irvin S. 1876-1944., Peter Newell, and James M. Preston. Cobb’s Bill-of-fare. New York: George H. Doran, 1913.

Cobb, Irvin S. 1876-1944. Irvin S. Cobb’s Own Recipe Book. [First edition]. Louisville: Frankfort Distilleries, 1934.

Cobb, Irvin S. 1876-1944. Old Judge Priest. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1916.

Cobb, Irvin S. 1876-1944. A Plea for Old Cap Collier. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1921.

Cobb, Irvin S. 1876-1944., and Tony Sarg. “Speaking of Operations–“. 38th printing, 270th thousand. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1938.

Davis, Robert H. 1869-1942. Irvin S. Cobb, Storyteller: With Biographical Particulars and Notes On His Books and Who’s Cobb and Why? New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924.

Rinehart, Mary Roberts, and Irvin S. 1876-1944 Cobb. “Isn’t That Just Like a Man!”. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1920.

 

Early American Imprints

McMichael, Morton, and Robert M. Bird. North American and United States Gazette. Philadelphia, Pa.: G. Graham, 1847.

 

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Lesley, J. P. 1819-1903. A Geological Hand Atlas of the Sixty-seven Counties of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg: Board of commissioners for the second geological survey, 1885.

Walker, Francis Amasa, and Julius Bien. Statistical Atlas of the United States: Based On Results of the Ninth Census 1870 With Contributions From Many Eminent Men of Science and Several Departments of the Government. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, 1874.

 

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Realia, Irish Linen Square Celebrating “Peace 1919”.

 

Manuscripts Collection

Carignan, Anna., Yvonne de Nevers, Eva Berard, and Anitha Dube. Photographic Album, “Cheerful R.I. Four”, 1923.

Emerson, Ralph. Scrapbook of Ralph Emerson, 1883-1884.

Hine, Charles D., and Charles D. Hine. Mrs. Hine’s Mark Twain’s Pocket Adhesive Scrapbook. New York: Slote, Woodman & Co., 1880.

Lassie Scrapbook. 1969.

Scrapbook, Pottstown Pa (politics and News), 1897.

Scrapbook, Tailor’s Clothing Samples, 1910.

[Three Photo Albums of Circus History]. 1960.

Timothy, Walter, Jr. Photograph Collection of Walter Timothy, Jr., chiefly 1911-1918.

 

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The Shelf List, June 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

A scrapbook page with an illustration of chickens affixed at the top and two newsclippings affixed below.

A page from the Mary Frances Knighton scrapbook.

Art Curiosa Collection

Bullock, Sam, and W. E. “Paddy” Krepper. Billy-boy: The Kidnapped Child. Cleveland, Ohio: Bee Key Music Co., 1909.

The Bummer Boy: A “spoony” Biography. [New York]: American News Co., 1868.

Carleton, L. C. Hickory Jack, Or, The Wild Man of the Woods. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Fletcher, Samuel. The Blazing Arrow. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Haggard, H. Rider. Allan’s Wife. New York: Hurst & Company, 1889.

Kennedy, A. E. The Three Bears. New York: Sam’l Gabriel Sons & Co., 1911.

Paine, Horace. The Boy’s Best Weekly. Cleveland: Arthur Westbrook Co., 1909.

The Railroad. New York: Charles E. Graham & Co., 1915.

Springer, J. The Forest Lodge: A Romance of Indian Life. New York: George Munro & Co., publishers, 137 William Street, 1864.

Treasure Island: (c)Fox Film Corp. New York: J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Co., 1918.

 

Augustiniana Collection

Tonna-Barthet, Antonino. La Vita Di Gesù Nel Testo Concordato Dei Vangeli Con Riflessioni Di S. Agostino. Firenze: Tipografía Fiorenza, 1939.

 

Early American Imprints

Sherman, George, John Mershon, and Isaiah Thomas. New-Jersey State Gazette. Trenton, N.J.: Printed by Sherman, Mershon & Thomas, 1799. Volume I, Number 45, January 7, 1800.

 

Joseph McGarrity Collection

[Scrapbook, Shelbourne Hotel Dublin]. Dublin: s.n., 1930.

 

Maps, Images, and Graphics Collection

Andrew Jackson. Hartford: D.W. Kellogg & Co., 1830.

The Great American Tanner. New York: Currier & Ives, 1868.

James G. Birney: Nominated By the Liberty Party for Eleventh President of the United States. [New York]: Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St., 1844.

James K. Polk: Eleventh President of the United States. [Boston]: Published by F. Gleason, 1 1/2 Tremont Row, 1845.

John P. Hale: The Champion of Liberty and Free Soil. [New York]: Kellogg & Comstock, 1852.

Martin Van Buren, Eighth President of the United States, Inaugurated March 4th, 1837. [Hartford]: [D.W. Kellogg & Co.], 1837.

National Democratic Banner of Victory, 1868. [New York]: Published by Currier & Ives, 1868.

National Union Republican Banner, 1868. New York: Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., 1868.

 

Manuscripts Collection

Albert Ritter Scrapbook.

Brown, John. Virginia Manuscript Certificate for Wolf-scalping Bounty. Virginia: s.n., 1804.

James Hazen Hardy, Jr., Papers.

Mary Frances Knighton Scrapbook.

 

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The Shelf List, May 2019

The Shelf List highlights items added to the catalog in the past month. Some of these are new acquisitions and some are items from our backlog. Follow the links to view the full catalog records.

Half-length portrait of George Washington seated at a table.

Lithograph, George Washington. First President of the United States, [n.d.]

Art Curiosa Collection

Averill, Charles E. The Secret Service Ship; Or, The Fall of San Juan D’Ulloa: A Tale of the Mexican War. Boston: George W. Studley, 1898.

Continental Library. Baltimore: A.C. Meyer & Co.

Ellis, Edward Sylvester. The Boy Scouts, Or, The Hunt of the Pottawatomies. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Good Reading. New York, N.Y.: A.D. Porter, 1893.

Hamilton, W. J. Hiding Tom, Or, The Fox of the Prairie. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Hamilton, W. J. “Old Kit,” the Scout: A Tale of the Swamps. Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, 1909.

Munro, Norman L. Old Cap. Collier Library. New York: Norman L. Munro.

The Nickel Library. Chicago: Novelist Pub.

Philadelphien. Canonizationis Beatae Catharinae Mariae Drexel Fundatricis Congregationis Sororum a SS. Sacramento Pro Indis Et Colorata Gente (1858-1955): Caso Straordinario Di Amanda Jane Wall. [S.l.: s.n.], 1997.

 

Maps, Images, and Graphics Collection

George Washington: First President of the United States. Hartford: Lith. of F.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 1840.

Grand, National, American Banner: Millard Fillmore. Andrew J. Donelson. The Americans Choice for President and Vice President From 1857 to 1861. [New York]: Lith. & pub. by N. Currier, 152 Nassau St., 1856.

James Madison: Fourth President of the United States. [Hartford: D.W. Kellogg & Co., between 1830 and 1842.]

James Madison: Fourth President of the United States. [Boston: Pendleton, ca. 1825-1828.]

James Monroe: Fifth President of the United States. [Hartford: E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 1840.]

John Quincy Adams: Sixth President of the United States. Hartford, Ct.: Case & Skinner, 1830.

John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United States. Hartford, Ct.: D.W. Kellogg & Co., ca. 1830.

A woman and a man sitting at a table with a book between them.

Laura Bang accepting the donation of Canonizationis Beatae Catharinae Mariae Drexel from Alan Miller, MD, FACS.

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