Americana from Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts

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Extract from: The Graphic (London) xiii.15 (9 April 1881) 357     ¶ A CHARMING NINETEENTH-CENTURY BEACH-SCENE taken at the southern end of Monmouth Beach in New Jersey, about ten miles south of Sandy Hook. The inset shows a group of women playing croquet on the lawn of the Sea Shore Cottage in Atlanticville (North Long Branch) nearby: This establishment had been opened… Read more
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New York: The Stinehour press (Lunenburg, Vermont), for The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, 1998 ¶ ONLY EDITION, one of 800 copies (of the whole edition of 1,000 copies); comprising facsimiles and transcripts of a manuscript order signed by President Van Buren and an autograph letter signed by John Quincy Adams, both relating to the Amistad affair… Read more
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Printed books and manuscripts, including printing history and reference

by Christie's (New York: Christie's East, 2001.12.11)

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Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts
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2001
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New York, 2001   ¶ Only edition. 522 lots; including property from the late Sir Rex and Lady Harrison, Walter J. Johnson Inc, Francis Lewis Randolph, and the Estate of Andrée Beauchamp Stearns. (Christie's East sale no. 8619, 11 December 2001.)   ||| Collation: 267 x 211 mm: Pp [1-1] 3-107 [108].  Illustration: Color and monochrome illustrations and facsimiles.  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers.  Condition: Fine. .
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New York, 1993     ¶ Only edition of this extraordinary catalogue, lavishly illustrated throughout; including "many excellent examples of rare crystal pendulum figural mystery clocks, as well as a good number of bronze and spelter conical pendulum clocks. Among the many industrial clocks in the collection are rare and unusual models of many different sizes, including lighthouses, windmills, locomotives, boilers and… Read more
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