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Edmund Wilson. A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time by Paul Sherman, signed First Edition and...
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Edmund Wilson. A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Time by Paul Sherman, signed First Edition and Letter from Wilson's wife

by Paul, Sherman

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Two rare books! The first edition signed by the author Sherman Paul and the 1966 second printing. The First edition signed by Paul also comes with a letter from the famous wife of critic Edmund Wilson-Elena Wilson. First edition: Edmund Wilson: A Study of Literary Vocation in Our Times. University Press, Urbana, Ill-1965, First Edition. Cover in very good condition and mylar. Interior bright and clean and signature of Sherman Paul on the inside fly. Includes letter by Elena Wilson to J. Marshall thanking him for his recollection of Edmund Wilson in a 'Punch and Judy' performance. Second volume is the 1966 'second printing'. Cover present but with a surface scratch and back torn with tattered edges and toning with stains. A nice companion to the first edition. It is rare that we have such memorable duplicates. A rare book set, plus letter.
Edmund Wilson (8 May 1895 – 12 June 1972) was an American writer and literary critic. Wilson was considered one of the preeminent American literary critics. Wilson… Read more
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Eleazer Smith: A Biographical Sketch (1755-1836) Inventor
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Eleazer Smith: A Biographical Sketch (1755-1836) Inventor

by Dickinson, Thomas A.

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1881 Typed Manuscript, one of two copies known
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Title: Eleazar Smith biographical sketch. Creator: Dickinson, Thomas A. Typed in Lawrence, Massachusetts while he was at Steelman & Fuller.
Inclusive dates: 1881
Abstract:The Eleazar Smith biographical sketch is Thomas A. Dickinson's 1881 transcription of Smith's memoir, originally written in 1828. Smith described his experiences as a militiaman during the Revolutionary War, as well as his work as an inventor and machinist in Medfield and Walpole, Massachusetts. Eleazar Smith was born in Medfield, Massachusetts, on April 1, 1755. He had little to no formal education and made a living creating and repairing clocks and other machines, such as devices for making pins and nails, and for setting card teeth. In the summer of 1776, he enlisted in the Medfield militia. He was initially stationed at Ticonderoga, New York, where he was court-martialed on suspicion of counterfeiting currency in the fall of 1776; he later participated in a march to Rhode Island, where he deserted in October 1777. Smith married… Read more
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Ephemera 1776 by Major Low, fought at Lexington Green and writing about Mozart's death
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Ephemera 1776 by Major Low, fought at Lexington Green and writing about Mozart's death: A rare bit of ephemera from Danvers, Massachusetts on settlement of an estate, reverse side has a brief write up on Mozart's death and his Requiem

by unknown

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A rare ephemera item; written in 1776 on the reverse about the transfer and sale of land for Francis Symonds of Danvers, recently departed to Amos Trask of Danvers for 105 pounds for 4 acres 'more or less'...Also, on the other side a written piece was used as a write up for Caleb Low, and an excerpt on Mozart's death titled 'Zu spat' (too late). There is also a brief write up of Major Low's participation in the battle at Lexington Green and he was one of the wounded soldiers from Danvers, Massachusetts that rushed to help save the storage of guns and gun powder that the British soldiers were hunting for on that date in Lexington, Massachusetts.Amos Trask was a registered Chocolate maker in Danvers, Massachusetts. (Chocolate Production and Uses in 17th and 18th Century North America, Chapter 23); also referenced in: September 18, 1771 Walter Baker, Cocoa and Chocolate , 1917, p. 35The following list shows the officers of the regiment upon its arrival at Cambridge, June 22, 1775:COLONEL, John Glover.… Read more
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The eloquence of the British Senate, being a selection of the best speeches of the most...
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The eloquence of the British Senate, being a selection of the best speeches of the most distinguished English, Irish, and Scotch parliamentary speakers from the beginning of the reign of Charles I to the present time, with notes, biographical, critical, First American Edition by T. Kirk, 1809-1811

by Hazlitt, William

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8 vo two volume set
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Hardcover
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45 Libraries have copies of this 2 volume set. Covers British Senate speeches from 1625 to 1802. The first American Edition was printed after the First British Edition in 1807. A rare set. Naturally many of the speeches in the second volume are concerned with the American colonies and the what is termed 'obstreperous behavior' of their inhabitants...Hazlitt introduces the various speakers with wonderfully opinionated comments that range from a few lines in length to numerous pages (Edmund Burke & Charles James Fox to name a few). Geoffry Keynes suggests that the odd dating of the two volumes is the result of predating Volume I as it was produced in late 1809 but neglecting to do so in Volume
II. There were two additional editions of 1810, issued in Brooklyn and New York. [Keynes, p. 141. Sabin 3124. Shaw & Shoemaker 17730]. In period leather swirled and decorated boards with some fox and staining as is usual from books and paper of this period. A fine set with the usual abrasions and other tears to… Read more
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