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My Lady’s Shag Dog!!

by [Johnny Bull]

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[182?]
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[Johnny Bull] My Lady's Shag Dog!! A Poetical Epistle, From Johnny Bull, in London, to his Brother-in-Law, Patrick Bull, in Dublin. London: Published by John Fairburn, 2, Broadway, Ludgate-Hill. Marchant, Printer, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch Street, London. [182?] Price Fourpence. First edition, 15 numbered pages of text, the verso of p. 15 is an advertisement for John Fairburn's publications. 20.5 cm, 8vo.… Read more
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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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Published
March 3, 1796
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Original manuscript
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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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Menu from Restaurant Schaurté in the Monopol-Hotel, Berlin for Dinner, June 16, 1900.

by Schaurté, Louis

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June 16, 1900
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First
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Schaurté, Louis. Menu from Restaurant Schaurté in the Monopol-Hotel, Berlin for Dinner, June 16, 1900. Printed on mulberry paper, 27.5 cm x 19.7 cm, the menu depicts a Japanese scene of three Japanese women in formal traditional Japanese attire and two children similarly attired with a black-and-white cat in the foreground playing with a ball. The branches of a… Read more
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Blanc, Giuseppe. "GIOVINEZZA!" INNO TRIONFALE DEL PARTITO NAZIONALE FASCISTA. EDIZIONE VFFICIALE APPROVATA ED AVTORIZZATA DAL DIRETTORIO DEL P.N.F. VERSI DI SALVATOR GOTTA. MUSICA DI GIVSEPPE BLANC. Milano: A. & G. Carisch & C., Editori. Pianoforte e Canto L. 6,00. [1934 Anno XII]. 33.5 cm x 24.5 cm, [ii; 4 pages] Illustrated front cover with an early likeness of Mussolini, this copy… Read more
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Turn-Verein Vorwärts, March 9, 1913.

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March 9, 1913.
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Presumed first.
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Turn-Verein Vorwärts, March 9, 1913. A silver gelatin group photograph of the members of the Turn-Verein Vorwaerts, with its headquarters at the Labor Temple at 243 -247 East 84th Street in Manhattan. 17.5 cm x 23.7 cm, image; 25.5 cm x 30.5 cm, mount. Titled in ink in the lower right-hand corner of the mount. Photographer unknown. Photograph was… Read more
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Signed Photograph and Masonic Ephemera of Frank Allison

by Harry S. Truman

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Truman, Harry S. Photograph Signed and Inscribed. No place and no date. 10 inches by 8 ½ inches, black-and-white, Truman is shown in a bust-length pose. He is looking straight ahead, with a serious composed face, wearing his signature eyeglasses and Masonic lapel insignia. He inscribed the photograph at the lower right: "Best wishes to Frank Allison Harry S. Truman."… Read more
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Richmond 1865 Vicksburg Fort Donelson

by General Ulysses S. Grant

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[1868]
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First
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Grant, General Ulysses S. Grant. RICHMOND / 1865 / Vicksburg / Fort Donelson / GENERAL U.S. GRANT / "I WILL FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE." Woven white silk campaign ribbon probably created for Grant's presidential campaign of 1868. A Stevengraph woven bust-length portrait of General Grant in uniform appears above his famous declaration: "I will fight it out on… Read more
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The Oak, an Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Part I, May, 1868. London: Houlston & Wright, Paternoster Row, 1868. [xvi; double frontispiece: Disraeli and a George Cruikshank illustration "The Yokel and the Acorn" for "Aesop Revived"; 64 pages; vi] 22.5 cm. 8vo. Advertising on the verso of the covers, 16 pages of introductory advertising and 6 pages following the text.… Read more
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[Welles & Gillette] Broadside. Certificate of Record for the family of Stephen H. Thayer from The Doomsday Book of the State of New York. Founded 1860. Entered According to an Act of Congress, in the Year 1860, by Albert Welles, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York. Welles & Gillette,… Read more
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[Anarchism] Malatesta, Enrique, Nuestro Programa. Traducción de J. Prat. Buenos Aires: B. Fueyo, Editor, Azcuénaga 16, s.d. Cover portrait of Enrico Malatesta (1853 – 1932) in profile. Printer's mark of Editorial Fueyo of a blacksmith holding a hammer and a book, while at his anvil. The half-title has the triangular stamp of Alianza Juvenil Anarquista (A.J.A.) Buenos Aires. 31 pages,… Read more
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[Egan, Pierce], Life in London; Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in Their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis. By Pierce Egan. Author of Walks through Bath, Sporting Anecdotes, Pictures of the Fancy, Boxiana, &c. Dedicated to His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Fourth. Embellished… Read more
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WORKINGMEN! Can you afford to work as cheap as the Chinese? If so, vote for JAMES A. GARFIELD.

by Employers' Union, Lynn Massachusetts

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Published
January 1880
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Garfield, James] WORKINGMEN! Can you afford to work as cheap as the Chinese? If so, vote for JAMES A. GARFIELD. Probably Lynn, Mass., January 1880. 28 cm x 22 cm. Printed on diaphanous paper. This rare surviving broadside for the presidential campaign of 1880 has undergone a surface cleaning to remove superficial and ground-in dirt. A previous repair with tape… Read more
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image of REGLEMENT POUR L’ORDRE DU TRAVAIL ET LA POLICE INTÉRIEURE DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE. ARÊTÉS DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE, IMPRIMÉS En vertu de l’article 31 du décret du 7 Fructidor, l’an deuxième de la République française une et indivisible. (Extrait du registre des procès-verbaux des séances.)

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CONVENTION NATIONALE. COMITÉ MILITAIRE. REGLEMENT POUR L'ORDRE DU TRAVAIL ET LA POLICE INTÉRIEURE DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE. ARÊTÉS DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE, IMPRIMÉS En vertu de l'article 31 du décret du 7 Fructidor, l'an deuxième de la République française une et indivisible. (Extrait du registre des procès-verbaux des séances.) A PARIS, DE L'IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE. Brumaire, l'an III. [1794] In-8vo. 32 pages. Disbound,… Read more
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image of The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c.

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The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c. London: Printed for W. Boreham at the Angel in Paternoster Row, 1720. [blank; xxx; 240 pages; vi; blank], 1n-12, 16 cm. Bound in… Read more
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George Cruikshank. The Constitutional Apple Pie: or, Rhythmical Red-Book. By Master Jacky Jingle. With Thirteen Cuts. London: Published by T. Hughes, 35, Ludgate Street, 1820. W. N. Jones, Printer, Old Bailey, London. First edition, 8vo; 24 unnumbered pages. Hand-colored illustrations. Cohn 158. With an illustrated title-page with the motto, Ineptè garrit (Silly Lark), and the caption, "He talketh like… Read more
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Good +. London, printed for Tim Godwin, 1700. Extra-illustrated with 52 engraved portraits, laid in to size. Signed by Earl Pembroke numerous times. Tall octavo (20 cm x 12 cm x 4 cm), 405 pages, 51 engraved portraits and illustrations with a frontispiece of King William III. Collation: A8, B-U8, X-Z8, Aa-Cc8, Dd4, (Dd3 verso and Dd4 verso… Read more
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