Manuscripts from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

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image of A Manuscript document in English recording a transfer of ownership from Luke van Thinehoven, a surgeon, to Sampson Benson for a lot situated on Smith Street, owned by van Thinehoven and sold to Sampson Benson.

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New York City Deed Dated December 24, 1696. A Manuscript document in English recording a transfer of ownership from Luke van Thinehoven, a surgeon, to Sampson Benson for a lot situated on Smith Street, owned by van Thinehoven and sold to Sampson Benson. Ink on paper, 41.5 cm x 33 cm, with ink annotations on the verso. The property… Read more
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image of Know all Men by these Presents, That [William Quarrel of Lancaster County in the province of Pennsylvania, Shopkeeper am] firmly bound unto [Alexander Bartram of Philadelphia Merchant] in the sum of [Eighty six pounds] lawful money

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[John Dunlap, Printer] Know all Men by these Presents, That [William Quarrel of Lancaster County in the province of Pennsylvania, Shopkeeper am] firmly bound unto [Alexander Bartram of Philadelphia Merchant] in the sum of [Eighty six pounds] lawful money … A printed form, used in Colonial America for a written record of a bond between agreeing parties. 33.5 cm x… Read more
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image of New York Innkeeper’s License 1796 Signed by New York City Mayor Richard Varick.

New York Innkeeper’s License 1796 Signed by New York City Mayor Richard Varick.

by Richard Varick, Mayor of New York

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
March 3, 1796
Edition
Original manuscript
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$500.00

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An engraved form printed on an untrimmed sheet with the 1796 and month of March, with manuscript annotations. For the sum of fifty pounds, Bernard Repelye, a grocer located at 70 Front Street, secured the right to "keep an Inn or Tavern for retailing strong or spiritous Liquors in his Dwelling-House …" for a period of one year. Mr. Repelye… Read more
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image of Dietzgen’s Field Book No. 403, Kept by A. Florio in the Construction Department of the Brooklyn Union Gas Company, from January 20, 1928 to May 5, 1928, for the Greenpoint Gasworks.

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Florio, A. Dietzgen's Field Book No. 403, Kept by A. Florio in the Construction Department of the Brooklyn Union Gas Company, from January 20, 1928 to May 5, 1928, for the Greenpoint Gasworks. Manuscript engineer's notebook, graphite, except for page 25 partially in ink, with one schematic hand-colored. Collation: [i; 1-108; 110 – 157; xv] 18 cm, publisher's leather over… Read more
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Personalities in Art

by Cortissoz, Royal

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1925
Edition
First
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$650.00

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Cortissoz, Royal. Personalities in Art. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York – London, MCMXXV [1925]. [viii; half-title; 444 pages] First edition, 21 cm; frontispiece and plates in the text, printed on laid paper, with watermark. Bound in blue cloth with darker blue lettering on the front cover and spine. No dust wrapper. Near fine copy. A comprehensive range of essays on art… Read more
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image of An automobile registration form originally for Judith Agnes Serkin.

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Serkin, Rudolf. An automobile registration form originally for Judith Agnes Serkin. The form was altered to suit Rudolf Serkin, signed and dated by him on January 2, 1975. The form gives his address as RFD 3 Brattleboro, Vermont and was processed by the State of Vermont on January 31, 1975. Condition fine. Rudolf Serkin, long regarded as one of the… Read more
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$450.00