Rare Book Monthly Articles - April - 2003 Issue

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The Collaborative Project:Women’s Westward Travels and Narratives

By Julie Carleton

Introduction

I had decided that my “collection” was going to be of narratives written by women that had traveled west of the Mississippi between 1820 and 1920. I was looking for books and/or manuscripts by pioneers, travelers, tourists and homesteaders. My initial aim was for a solid list of 50 to 100 books to start out with.

I began the search strategy by creating a list of possible keywords to search in different fields, a list of relevant AE Categories and a list of Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings. I knew that I could search the AED for a limited...

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The Collaborative Project:Who Says You Can't Go Home Again

By Bruce McKinney

I grew up in New Paltz, New York in the 1950’s and 1960’s. New Paltz was a small town that had a deep vein of history running continuously from its founding in the late 17th c...

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The Collaborative Project:How Much For The Oregon Trail ¡V

By Michael Stillman

It is a classic and extremely important picture of the Old West I set out to find. Francis Parkman’s The California and Oregon Trail recounts his trip into Indian territory i...

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The Collaborative Project:Building An Anti-Slavery Book Collection Focusing On Women

By Abby Tallmer

When we at AE got the idea to pursue The Collaborative Project (hereafter, TCP) requiring us to pick a subject to research and “collect” using the AE Database (or AED), I had li...

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A Collector’s Collection:The Rosenbach Museum & Library

By Abby Tallmer


The Rosenbach Museum & Library is the former home of Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach and his brother Philip, international dealers in books, manuscripts, and works of art during the first...

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Book Descriptions: The Key To Reselling

By Bruce McKinney


Thousands of people collect books. The various book fairs around the country attract essentially local collectors and among the more than fifty serious book fairs each year ...

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Slavery in the United States<br>Chapter 1

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES

By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER I.
Of the Opposition of Slavery to...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Introduction

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES



By J. K. Paulding

Published in New York in 1836



INTRODUCTION.

The subject of slavery, at all times one of extreme delicacy in the United States ha...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 2

It has been asserted, of late years, by writers so zealous in the cause of emancipation, that they sometimes conflict with all previous authorities, that the custom of buying captives on the coast ...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 3

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER III.
Of Emancipation and its Consequences, admitting its practicability
2,674 words
THE emancipation of th...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 4

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER IV.
Of Amalgamation, and a Community of Social and Political Rights.
3,557 WordsTHE advocates of immediate ...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 5

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER V.
Of the Social and Political Relations that would subsist between
the Whites and the Blacks, in case of ...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 6

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER VI.
Of the Right of Property in Slaves.
2,958 words
"Man cannot hold property in man," is another self-cre...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 7

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER VII.
Of the alleged Disgrace reflected on the People of the United States by the Existence and Continuance o...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 8

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER VIII.
Of the Laws for the Government of Slaves.
7,676 words
ALL those who have written on the subject o...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 9

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836
CHAPTER IX.
Of the Domestic and Social relations between the Master and Slave in the United States, and of the rel...

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Slavery in the United States <br> Chapter 10

SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES
By J. K. Paulding
Published in New York in 1836

CHAPTER X.
Of the Fanaticism of the Abolitionists, and its hostility to Religion, Morals, Liberty, Patriotism, a...

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  • <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Rackham (Arthur). The Old Hag Standing Outside a Cottage, original drawing, signed by the artist, [c.1909]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Rowling (J.K.) <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,</i> FIRST EDITION, first printing, signed by the author, original pictorial wrappers, 1997. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Castiglione (Giuseppe, after). Twelve plates from <i>Twenty views of the European Palaces of the Yuanming yuan,</i> 1783-1786. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Spanish Antiphonal.- Antiphonal manuscript, [Spain], ca. 1650. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Almanach de Gotha.- Almost complete run 1769 to 1945, 12mo & 8vo, Gotha, C.W. Ettinger [- Justus Perthes]. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Bible, Greek.- New Testament [Greek], Novum Iesu Christi D.N. testamentum, ex bibliotheca regia, 2 parts in one, Robert Estienne, Paris, 1550. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Lithgow (William). <i>The Total Discourse of the rare Adventures… from Scotland, to the most famous kingdoms in Europe, Asia, and Affrica…,</i> woodcut illustrations, 4to, I. Oakes, 1640. £2,000 to £3,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Spanish Interest.-16th -18th Century. Large collection of letters related to prominent members of the Spanish court and clergymen,; v.s., late 16th-mid 18th century. £1,800 to £2,200.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Darwin (Charles). <i>The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex,</i> 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, first issue8vo, John Murray, 1871. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <center><b>Chiswick Auctions<br>Books & Works on Paper<br>Including Autographs & Memorabilia<br>31 March 2020</b>
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Loewy (Raymond) ARR. Mickey Mouse, original gouache and air brush illustration of Mickey Mouse, signed by artist., n.p. [1946]. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Potter (Beatrix) & Sendak (Maurice). <i>The Tale of Peter Rabbit,</i> NUMBER 2 OF 250 SIGNED COPIES, WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY SENDAK, New York, 1995. £1,500 to £2,000.
    <b>Chiswick Auctions, Mar. 31:</b> Wolstenholm (Jonathan) ARR. Books on Books, original watercolor, signed and dated by the artist, 2005.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Abraham Lincoln, <i>Emancipation Proclamation by the President of the United States,</i> pamphlet, 1862. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the distinguished Ruby-Jackson family, Portland, Maine, 1853-1961. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Family papers of the Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens & the persons who served him, 1866-1907. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Autograph book with inscriptions by orators Moses Roper & Peter Williams, 1821-54. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Archive of letters, postcards, and greeting cards sent by Romare Bearden, 1949-87. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br>E. Simms Campbell, <i>A Night-Club Map of Harlem,</i> in inaugural issue of Manhattan, 1933. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Papers of the comedian Nipsey Russell, including a letter from MLK, 1929-2000. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Early German-American anti-slavery broadside, <i>Sclaven-Handel,</i> Philadelphia, 1794. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Edmonia Lewis, prominent sculptor, carte-de-visite by Henry Rocher, c. 1866-71. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b><br><i>The Black Panther: Black Community News Service,</i> 44 issues, San Francisco, 1967-1971. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ernest Withers, <i>I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike,</i> silver print, 1968. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> <i>March For Freedom Now!,</i> poster for the 1960 Republican Convention. $4,000 to $6,000.

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