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Leopold Von Ranke

Adams, Henry Brook

  • Edition: Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume
  • Book condition: pages 542-558
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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volumes 22-23 pages 542-558, signed "H. B. A" Leopold Von Ranke a review of his life. by Herbert Baxter Adams; Adams was born to Nathaniel Dickinson Adams and Harriet (Hastings) Adams in Shutesbury, Massachusetts. On his mother's side, he was a descendant of Thomas Hastings who came from the East Anglia region of England to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1634.[1] Adams received his early training in the Amherst, Massachusetts public schools and Phillips Exeter Academy. He graduated from Amherst College in 1872. In 1873 Adams traveled to Europe to study and write. In 1874 he then moved to Heidelberg, Germany to pursue the Ph.D. degree. There he was influenced by Johann Gustav Droysen and Johann Kaspar Bluntschli, the latter also becoming his mentor. Heidelberg did not then require a thesis from its doctoral candidates, instead it required an oral examination, for which he chose political science for his major field (Hauptfach), with two minors (NebenfĂ ... Read more

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  • Edition: Good condition, near fine with slipcase, reproduction of master
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London: Phaidon Press. Near Fine. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean blue vinyl decorated with gilt. Text is tight, clean & intact. Reproduction of a Dutch Book of Hours produced in the late-fifteenth century, the reproduction of the magnificent illuminated manuscript is in full color. VG+ slip case with signature, only visible at an angle and does not detract from slip cover; a nearly invisible name signed into from of slip case cover. Introduction & Legends by J. J. G. Alexander. Art; George Braziller, New York, 1970. Color Illustrations; 5" - 6" tall; Unpaginated pages.

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  • Edition: First
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Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain. A composite volume. Some exemplars arranged differently. First item ([2], 635-638 p.) includes, with separate t.p.: Anno regni Georgii II Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, vicesimo secundo : at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the tenth day of November Anno Dom. 1747 ... London : Printed by Thomas Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett, 1749, London: Printed by the Assigns of R. and Edw. Atkins Esquires. For Thomas Basset at the Sign of the George near Cliffords Inn in Fleetstreet. Small 2vo, 12x 7.75 in. First Edition. [Blank]; 2, [Tittle page, iii]; 7F-5; B-F2; A-I2; K-O2; X-Z2; Aa-Ii2; Kk-Qq2; [Blank]. This copy is bound in full contemporary sheepskin, the pages are crisp but the boards are loose and last section of Epilogue is disbound from major ... Read more

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1826 Map of Boston Bridge

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  • Edition: Manuscript Map of Bridge to Boston
  • Book condition: A manuscript Mapy
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A hand written manuscript document (1826) for the construction of a Free Bridge from Boston to South Boston, called Dorcester. Condition and Size: Measures 16 by 13 1/2 inches with ribbon binding and multiple paper separations at the folds, sustained by conservator's tape (from a previous owner), staining and toning on front cover which had the most exposure, some spots and paper loss at the edges and separation along the ribbon as well.The drawing is a Distinct Diagram of the proposed bridge starting at Wright & Dame's land on Sea Street (Federal Street) in Boston and progressing to the proposed location in Dorcester (South Boston, which is not shown on the drawing). Extensive list of participants, signed the document with the following hand written description: " The undersigned having examined the annexed plan of Mssr's Wright & Dame's Wharves at Sea Street, and viewed the premises in reference to the exetension of the most Southerly Wharf as described on said plan, so approve of the same, as it would in ... Read more

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