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PROTECTION TO YOUNG INDUSTRIES AS APPLIED IN THE UNITED STATES. A STUDY IN ECONOMIC HISTORY

PROTECTION TO YOUNG INDUSTRIES AS APPLIED IN THE UNITED STATES. A STUDY IN ECONOMIC HISTORY

by Taussig, Frank W.

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Cambridge, Mass.: Moses King, [1883]. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 69,[2] pp. plus [2] pp. of publisher's advertisements. Original green cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Neat ownership inkstamp of "F. W. Wagner, Ann Arbor, Mich.," on front free endpaper; small, neat marginal pencil marks throughout text. Spine ends a bit worn, else a near fine copy. The first book of Frank William Taussig (1859-1940), Harvard economist and major architect of modern international trade theory, originally written for competition in the 1882 Toppan Prize in Political Science at Harvard, which it won. In it, Taussig explores arguments for government protection of certain young industries, creating an “industrial history of the United States, and the course of protective legislation, from 1789 to 1838,” and specifically examining the histories of American cotton, woolen, and iron manufacture.
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[Two Studies for Portrait of Charles Henri Ford and Double Portrait of Tchelitchew and Ford]
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[Two Studies for Portrait of Charles Henri Ford and Double Portrait of Tchelitchew and Ford]

by [Tchelitchew, Pavel; Charles Henri Ford]

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[New York?], 1935. Loose leaf. Near fine.. [Mid- to late-1930s]. Approximately 11 1/2 x 7 inches and 12 x 7 3/4 inches. Ink and wash on paper. Contemporary pencil inscriptions in Ford's hand on versos respectively reading, "Sketch for CHF portrait" and "Sketch for CHF-PT Double Portrait," and both reading, "Collection of Charles Henri Ford." Both pieces near fine. Two sketches by Russian-born Surrealist painter Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957), both containing portraits of his partner of 24 years, Charles Henri Ford (1908-2002), poet, novelist, editor, and fellow Surrealist. The first sketch, in black ink and wash, is a head portrait of Ford, the second, in brown wash, of Tchelitchew from behind holding a patinbrush and easel, in front of Ford, who is surrounded by four draped figures. Tchelitchew met Ford in Paris in 1933, the year the latter co-wrote with Parker Tyler the explicit, experimental THE YOUNG AND EVIL, which has been called the first American gay novel.… Read more
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SOME INQUIRIES CONCERNING HUMAN SACRIFICES AMONG THE ROMANS : PRECEDED BY A REPRINT OF THE...

SOME INQUIRIES CONCERNING HUMAN SACRIFICES AMONG THE ROMANS : PRECEDED BY A REPRINT OF THE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN MR. MACAULAY, SIR ROBERT PEEL, AND LORD MAHON UPON THE SAME SUBJECT

by [Thayer, Thatcher; Thomas Babington Macaulay; Robert Peel; Philip Henry Stanhope (Viscount Mahon)]

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[Providence]: Printed, not published [for] Sidney S. Rider, 1878. First Thus. Softcover. Very good. 90 pp. Original printed wrappers. Institutional blindstamp and withdrawal inkstamp of American Antiquarian Society in title page. Wrappers moderately rubbed and worn, lightly chipped along yapped edges, rear wrapper unevenly sunned. Contents clean. Very good. A scarce copy of an unusual investigation, reprinting and commenting on the 1847-1848 correspondence between Macaulay, Peel, and Stanhope printed in London in 1860 under the title, WERE HUMAN SACRIFICES IN USE AMONG THE ROMANS? Stanhope had introduced the topic to Macaulay and Peel after reading a passage in Johann Karl Ludwig Gieseler's recently published COMPENDIUM OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY. Gieseler had cited Lactantius to argue that, as late as the third century C.E., an annual human sacrifice to Jupiter Latialis was made in Rome. Macaulay disagreed with Gieseler's translation (particularly of the particle, "siquidem") and… Read more
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THE LAMBS PUBLIC GAMBOL : FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD SUFFERERS [caption title]

THE LAMBS PUBLIC GAMBOL : FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD SUFFERERS [caption title]

by [The Lambs Club]

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[New York: The Lambs, 1927]. Softcover. Very good. W. Spencer Wright. Quarto. [8] pp. Pictorial self-wrappers. 78 unique contemporary ink autograph signatures on front and rear wrappers. Early soft vertical fold (affecting all leaves), minor soiling to wrappers, with two-inch stain in rear wrapper. Very good. Program for the Lambs Club's 1927 Public Gambol, held May 15 at the Knickerbocker Theatre, benefiting the victims of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. The cover art, by W. Spencer Wright, features a nude satyress with a shepherd's crook and a lamb at her feet peering through a crack in a fence. The program is signed by Wright and 77 fellow Lambs, including such stage luminaries as Walter Catlett, Bill Desmond, Leon Errol, Lew Fields, Eddie Foy, David Warfield, and "Shepherd" Tom Wise.
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DE IPECACUANHA DISSERTATIO QUAM VENIA EXP. FAC. MED. UPSAL. PRÆSIDE C. P. THUNBERG. . . PRO...
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DE IPECACUANHA DISSERTATIO QUAM VENIA EXP. FAC. MED. UPSAL. PRÆSIDE C. P. THUNBERG. . . PRO GRADU MEDICO CONSCRIPSIT ET PUBLICÆ CENSURÆ OFFERT IMMANUEL BILLBERG. . . PARS PRIOR [and] . . . JOH. OTTO LINDSTRÔMER. . . PARS ALTERA

by Thunberg, Carl Peter; Johan Immanuel Billberg & Johan Otto Lindströmer

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Uppsala: Excudebant Regiae academiae typographi, 1824. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Two volumes: 22;[1],[23]-38 pp. In Latin. Printed self-wrappers, stitched. Small marginal tear in second leaf, very minor dust soiling in outer leaves, else fine. Medical dissertations submitted by Johan Immanuel Billberg and Johan Otto Lindströmer at Uppsala University on the topic of ipecacuanha. Johan Immanuel (or Emanuel) Billberg (1799-1845) received his PhD in 1821 and medical doctorate in 1827, following an important botanical collecting expedition to Columbia. The essays, on the botany and pharmaceutical uses of the ipecacuanha plant of Latin America, are addressed to Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828), Professor of Medicine and Natural Philosophy at Uppsala. An important disciple of Carl Linnaeus, Thunberg was particularly distinguished for his botanical collecting expeditions in South Africa and Japan.
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[Cabinet Card Photograph of Charles Tripp, "The Armless Wonder"]
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[Cabinet Card Photograph of Charles Tripp, "The Armless Wonder"]

by [Tripp, Charles B.; Bransby Cooper Pentz (photographer)]

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York, Pa.: Pentz, [1887]. First Edition. Photograph. Near fine. Cabinet card (albumen photographic print mounted on card), approximately 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Stamp of photographer and inscription and signature of subject on verso, in his foot. Light wear, near fine. Cabinet card portrait of Charles Tripp, "The Armless Wonder," inscribed and signed by him, evidently during a tour in York, Pennsylvania, where the photograph was taken. Charles Broton Tripp (1855-1930) was one of the great human marvels of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born without arms, Tripp taught himself at a young age how to dress, eat, shave, write, and perform a variety of other tasks with his feet. He had become particularly noted for his calligraphy and woodworking skills when he left home for New York City at the age of 17 to seek employment with P. T. Barnum. Barnum immediately hired him, and Tripp would perform for the circuses of Barnum, Bailey, and the Ringling Brothers for the next 35 years and later… Read more
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ROME AND AMERICA: A BRIEF SURVEY OF COMPARATIVE CULTURE

ROME AND AMERICA: A BRIEF SURVEY OF COMPARATIVE CULTURE

by Tuercke, Rev. Carl; Charles W. Super (trans.)

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Cincinnati, Oh.: C.N. Morris, 1875. First English Language Edition. Softcover. Very good. 16 pp. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly soiled, else near fine. From the library of Dr. Ephraim M. Epstein, first President of the University of South Dakota, bearing his bookplate. Polemic "Dedicated to all Patriotic Citizens of the United States" by the pastor of Cincinnati's Third Protestant Church on the dangerous influence of the Roman Catholic Church. Delivered at Cincinnati in May, 1875, and translated from the German.
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MASKS AND MASKING IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY TUDOR ENGLAND

MASKS AND MASKING IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY TUDOR ENGLAND

by Twycross, Meg, and Sarah Carpenter

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Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. [10],418 pp., containing in-text illustrations. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. Pencil ownership signature in front free endpaper. Fine. "Drawing on broad research, this study explores the different social and theatrical masking activities in England during the Middle Ages and the early 16th century. The authors present a coherent explanation of the many functions of masking, emphasizing the important links among festive practice, specialized ceremonial, and drama" (publisher). From Ashgate's STUDIES IN PERFORMANCE AND EARLY MODERN DRAMA series.
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ATTENTION ATTENTION ROT HAS RECENTLY RETURNED SAFELY & SUCCESSFULLY FROM A PRIVATEERING...

ATTENTION ATTENTION ROT HAS RECENTLY RETURNED SAFELY & SUCCESSFULLY FROM A PRIVATEERING PIONEERING EXPEDITION INTO THE ARCHAIC LAYERS OF THE MIND ... . NOW TO BE SEEN AT JUDSON GALLERY ... [caption title]

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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New York: Uranian Press, 1960. First Edition. Broadside. Near fine. [ca. 1960] Broadside, approximately 12 x 9 inches, printed on brown paper. Contemporary rubber stamp monogram of Richard O. Tyler. Fine. Early broadside of the Uranian Press, advertising founder Richard Tyler's first exhibition at Judson Gallery, March 25 - April 14, 1960. An April 6 review in the VILLAGE VOICE points to "pages from his Uranian Press folios and chapbooks ... . Here too are stark and striking woodcuts in the manner of Mexico's great Posada, aptropaic [sic] icons, giant paintings, and collages set off by fantastic hand-worked frames. Prices range from 30 cents for broadsides up to $1000 for a collage." Richard Oviet Tyler (1926-1983) established the Uranian Press in 1958 in the basement of a tenement on the Lower East Side where, by 1960, he had installed four printing presses. Under the Uranian imprint, Tyler, his wife, Dorothea Baer Tyler, and friends produced chapbooks, broadsides, and… Read more
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THE PLANETS
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THE PLANETS

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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New York: Uranian Press, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Tyler, Richard. Folio. [40] leaves (29 printed), containing wood-block images and text printed in black, red, and blue. Original red linen over boards, printed in black, dyed endpapers. Numbered, signed, and dated 1958 by the author on the flyleaf. Light wear to covers, small red stain in upper-right portion of front cover. Light foxing in outer leaves, a bit musty, else near fine. Signed by Tyler and numbered 2 of 5 bound copies (an additional 20 copies were issued unbound in portfolios).The early book masterpiece of Richard Oviet Tyler (1926-1983), visionary artist and key figure in the New York avant-garde scene of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Tyler created THE PLANETS in 1958, the same year he established his Uranian Press in the basement of a tenement building on the Lower East Side, where, by 1960, he had installed four printing presses. It was in this basement studio where Claes Oldenburg (with whom Tyler collaborated in… Read more
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[R.O.T.]'S 9 GNOSTIC TRACTS 9
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[R.O.T.]'S 9 GNOSTIC TRACTS 9

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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New York: Uranian Press, 1962. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Tyler, Richard; Dorothea Baer; Manuel Narciza. 9 broadsides, 11 x 8½ inches, in original pictorial paper folder, 11½ x 9¾ inches. Broadsides printed in black and red on pale green paper, folder in red on green stiff paper. Numbered in pencil by Tyler over his rubber-stamped monogram on folder first leaf verso. All broadsides and first leaf of folder embossed with seal of the Uranian Press. Fine. Numbered 12 of 300 copies. 9 broadsides, written by Richard Tyler, all illustrated by him with deep-etch relief prints but one, which is illustrated with a linocut by Manuel Narciza. All broadsides hand-set and printed at the Uranian Press and bearing its imprint. The folder's front leaf contains a deep-etch relief print by Dorothea Baer Tyler, who signs in the print with her monogram. Tyler introduces the contents of the portfolio with a quotation from C. G. Jung in PSYCHOLOGY & ALCHEMY: "The Christian opus is an operari in honor of God the… Read more
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CREATIVITY AS A MANTIC PROCEDURE OF THE INTUITIVE FUNCTION

CREATIVITY AS A MANTIC PROCEDURE OF THE INTUITIVE FUNCTION

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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New York: Hand Set & Printed by Michael Martin & David Lewis, apprentices at Uranian Press N.Y.C., 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Near fine. Bifolium, [4] pp., with 2 inserted leaves (printed rectos only), all 12 x 9 inches, printed in red and black on brown paper. Light wear at edges, 1 3/4- inch crease in outer edge of first leaf, else near fine. The existential manifesto of the Uranian Press, presenting the original basis of Tyler’s integrative vision of art, life, creativity, and journeys through forms of consciousness. Its main text, printed in three pages on a bifolium, is supplemented with two broadside inserts, one of which introduces the manifesto: In this this paper Creativity is to be understood in the sense of a Self Documented life work toward a more fully integrated individual, able to bridge consciousness between these states, & impart the result in a symbol system seeking to evolve self transcendence to the point of holding in consciousness the knowledge… Read more
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¡DEATH, BROTHER OF SLEEP; HOLY PRIMAEVAL KING! [caption title]

¡DEATH, BROTHER OF SLEEP; HOLY PRIMAEVAL KING! [caption title]

by [Tyler, Richard Oviet]

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[New York]: Hand set & Printed at Uranian Press by R.O.T. [i.e. Richard O. Tyler], 1960. First Thus. Broadside. Near fine. [ca. 1960]. Broadside, 11 x 8½ inches. Printed in black on salmon paper. Embossed seal of the Uranian Press and rubber stamp of Uranian Tract Society in lower margin. Two horizontal folds, else fine.Fine An early "tract" broadside printed by the Uranian Press and issued in a slightly form in the 1960 DEATH TRACTS broadside portfolio. In the Uranian Press tract style, two lines of text (here, "¡Death, brother of sleep;" and "Holy Primaeval King!") are printed above and below a relief print. The print adds the text, "INJECTED IT INTO HIS VAIN | SEE WHETHER THE SHOTS WILL HELP THE DISEASE," around a fairly inscrutable image. Richard Oviet Tyler (1926-1983) established the Uranian Press in 1958 in the basement of a tenement on the Lower East Side where, by 1960, he had installed four printing presses. Under the Uranian imprint, Tyler, his wife, Dorothea Baer Tyler, and friends… Read more
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