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

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

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"David St. Johns His Book"

by David St. Johns

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
181832.5 cm x 20 cm
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$875.00

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David St. Johns. A cyphering book (1818) kept by David St. Johns for calculating the differences between sterling money and the current lawful monies in circulation in the various states of America. A manuscript book of 125 pages, ink on paper. Signed on page 1 and elsewhere in the book, "David St. Johns, his Book." Pages 1 – 29 are… Read more
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$875.00
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Andrew Oliver (1706-1774), Autograph Letter Signed, July 13, 1738, written to Brinley Sylvester from Boston, to his uncle by marriage about the speed of sea travel to Newport from Shelter Island over night and onto Boston the following Friday. He visited the Governor of Massachusetts and tried to broker the sale of Brinley Sylvester's bull to the Governor. Mention… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Bessie Turner's Testimony

by Livingston Hopkins

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1875
Edition
First
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$3,500.00

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The Daily Graphic. Bessie Turner's Testimony. 11 cm x 9 closed, 11 cm x 108 cm open. A comic strip of twelve humorous panels, in a Leporello binding. The Daily Graphic was the first American newspaper with daily illustrations. An illustrated evening newspaper, it was founded in 1873 in New York City by two Canadian engravers, George-Édouard Desbarats and… Read more
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$3,500.00
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Iver Johnson’s Arms and Cycle Works.

by Iver Johnson

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1897
Edition
First
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$550.00

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Iver Johnson's Arms and Cycle Works. Fitchburg, Mass. 1897. First edition, 32 pages. 19.5 cm. Illustrated covers. " 1871-1897 Ye further Hystorie of ye Ancient House of Iver Johnson " prefaces this bicycle trade catalogue for truss frame bicycles, which features their models 33, 35, 36, 37, D and E in double-page illustrated advertisements. Slight soiling, one page corner missing,… Read more
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$550.00
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Wegmann, Edward and Charles Jarvis Bates, A System of Rapid Transit for the City of New York. Proposed by E. Wegmann, Jr. and C. J. Bates, Civil Engineers. New York: Metropolitan Job Print, 38 and 40 Vesey Street, 1890. 8vo, 8 pages, three fold-out plate diagrams. 23.3 cm. Collation: Paper wrapper; an advertisement for The Design and Construction of Masonry… Read more
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$2,500.00
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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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$4,000.00
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[Model Coffee Room, Albany, New York, Temperance Bill of Fare, circa 1878] Cheapest Eating in Albany, at the Model Coffee Room (in the City Mission Building,) Cor. Rensselaer and Franklin Streets. The neatest dining room in the city, attentive waiters, clean food of the best quality, no rum, but the MOST DELICIOUS COFFEE. An illustrated card, with a lithograph of… Read more
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$850.00
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[Menu on Silk] Ball in Honor of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales.

by Lorenzo Delmonico

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1860
Edition
First
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$950.00

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Delmonico, Lorenzo. Ball in Honor of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales. New York, October 12, 1860. New York: Delmonico's, printed by Spear, 1860. A menu printed on silk for a banquet given in honor of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, later to be crowned King Edward VII, called 'the event of the age,' by the Commercial Advertiser. Held… Read more
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$950.00
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Hans Sachs Teutscher Poet Seines Alters LXXXI Iahr.

by [Wilhelm Clemens Heim]

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
Circa 1760
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$400.00

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[Hans Sachs, Meistersinger of Nuremberg] Hans Sachs Teutscher Poet Seines Alters LXXXI Iahr. (Hans Sachs, German Poet, [in] His 81st Year). Hans Sachs (1494 – 1576) was a real-life German poet, playwright and shoemaker as immortalized in Richard Wagner's opera, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, composed 1862 – 1867. An eighteenth century copper engraving, 14.5 cm x 10.5 cm image measurement,… Read more
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$400.00
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Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room.

by Tilton vs Beecher Trial Ticket

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1875
Edition
First
Item Price
$750.00

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The Tilton versus Beecher Trial. Beach, William A. Admit Bearer to Trial, Tilton vs. Beecher At the City Court Room. Signed, "W. A. Beach." A printed ticket form signed in ink by William A. Beach (1809 – 1892), the senior counsel of the legal team representing the plaintiff, Theodore Tilton. Printed on decorated heavy paper 6.5 cm x 10… Read more
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PICTORIAL EDITION OF THE Tilton – Beecher TRIAL.

by [Frank Leslie]

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
[1875]
Edition
First
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$4,000.00

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PICTORIAL EDITION OF THE Tilton – Beecher TRIAL. A COMPLETE HISTORY, Containing over One Hundred Engravings of this Famous Trial. PRICE, 30 CENTS. No date, no publisher. [1875] 29.3 cm x 21.5 cm. Back cover is a full-page advertisement for The Days' Doings! Listing the Days' Doings Co., at 535 Pearl St., N.Y. Four signatures of 16 pages each of… Read more
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$4,000.00
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In Memoriam Max Reinhardt

by Max Reinhardt Memorial Committee

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
November 1943
Edition
First
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$450.00

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Carnegie Hall Program, Season 1943-1944, Tuesday Evening, November 30, [1943] at 8:30 o'clock, Max Reinhardt Memorial Committee. In Memoriam Max Reinhardt. New York: Alfred Scott, publisher: November 1943. 80 Members of the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra Bruno Walter, Conductor, Kerstin Thorborg, Contralto. Address by Ernst Lothar. 16 pages. Sold with a handbill, "In Memoriam Max Reinhardt at Carnegie Hall Tuesday,… Read more
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$450.00
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The Fine Art of Good Service.

by [Ladies' Mile Map] Fifth Avenue Shopping District Map, circa 1920, Hotel Seville.

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
[1920-24]
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$450.00

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Fifth Avenue Shopping District Map, circa 1920. Hotel Seville. The Fine Art of Good Service. John F. Garrety, Manager. A promotional brochure (14 cm x 9 cm) illustrated in color, with a fold-out color map (27 cm x 20 cm) of the "Fifth Avenue Shopping District," from Twenty-Sixth Street up to Forty-Second Street. A northern extension of Manhattan's famous… Read more
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Brahms, Johannes. Erste Symphonie (C moll) Johannes Brahms Op. 68 für 2 Pianoforte zu 8 Händen von Robert Keller. Berlin: Verlag von N. Simock in Berlin, G.m.b.H., [1891]. Simrock plate number 8032. 34 cm x 26.5. The Brahms First Symphony arranged for two pianos eight hands by Robert Keller. Two scores: Score I, Pianoforte I, Secondo (verso), Primo… Read more
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[Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de] SEVIGNIANA / OU / RECUEIL / DE PENSÉES INGÉNIEUSES, /D'Anecdotes Littéraires, Historiques / & Morales, TIRÉES DES LETTRES / DE MADAME LA MARQUISE / DE SEVIGNÉ ; / Avec des Remarques pour l'intelligence / du Texte. A GRIGNAN : M. DCC. LVI. (1756) First edition. [1 blank ; viii ; 398 pages ; 1… Read more
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[Scott, Sir Walter] Landscape – Historical Illustrations of Scotland, and the Waverly Novels: From Drawings from J. M. W. Turner, Professor, R.A., Balmer, Bentley, Chisholm, Hart, A.R.A., Harding, McClise, A.B.A., Melville, &c, &c. Comic Illustrations by G. Cruikshank. Descriptions by the Rev. G. N. Wright, M.A., &c. Vol. I; Vol II. London, Paris & America: Fisher, Son, & Co. [1836-38]… Read more
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$475.00
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BOMBASTES FURIOSO: A Burlesque Tragic Opera.

by Rhodes, William Barnes

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
1830
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$450.00

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Rhodes, William Barnes. BOMBASTES FURIOSO: A Burlesque Tragic Opera. With Designs by George Cruikshank. London: Thomas Rodd, Great Newport Street; and T. Griffiths, Wellington Street, Strand. MDCCCXXX [1830]. Printed by Lowndes and White, Crane Court, Fleet Street. 12mo. 16cm. [1 blank; 34 pages followed by a full-page woodcut , "Tu ral, lu ral, la, /Tu ral, laral, laddi" below three… Read more
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That Heathen Chinee and Other Poems Mostly Humorous.

by Harte, F. Bret

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G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB
Published
[1871]
Edition
First issue, English edition
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$750.00

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Harte, F. Bret, That Heathen Chinee and Other Poems Mostly Humorous. By F. Bret Harte, Author of "The Luck of the Roaring Camp" and "Sensation Novels Condensed." London: John Camden Hotten, 74 & 75, Piccadilly, [1871]. Savill, Edwards and Co., Printers, Chandos Street, Covent Garden. 17 cm. First English edition, first issue, with the misprint on line 14, p. 126:… Read more
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Rand McNally & Co. Rapid Transit Map of New York City for the A.C.S. – S.C.I. Convention – New York – 1921 – Waldorf-Astoria -– Fifth Ave. & 34th Street. The Chemists' Club – 52 East 41st Street. New York: Rand McNally & Co., 1920.10 cm x 24 cm. Public transportation lines are marked out in red, blue and green.… Read more
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Visitors Map and Hotel Directory of New York. Special Edition Prepared for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Affiliated Societies December 27, 1928 to January 2, 1929. New York: Hotel Association of New York City, 70 cm x 42.5 cm. On the verso of the large map of New York City are two smaller maps showing the… Read more
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$125.00