New Arrivals

New Arrivals!

New Hampshire Cook Book


1. The Goffstown Unity Club Tried and True Cook Book. Second Edition. Manchester, NH: John B. Clarke Co., 1918. 63 pages plus ads. Wraps in good cond. SOLD!


Woman Patent Medicine



2. Being a Woman. Advertising booklet for Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription. The first half of the booklet is for women and is 14 pages. The second half is for men on "How To Get Rich" and is 15 pages. In good cond. Circa 1880's. SOLD!


Anti Vietnam War


3. Lyon, Greg (Editor). All We Are Saying. Sponsored by: Ann Arbor March Against Death Committee. No Date circa 1969. 28 page booklet of photographs of the March on Washington, November 15, 1969. We can find very little about this booklet. For someone who lived through that time the photographs are very moving. In good cond. $175.00.



Weisbecker Manhattan Market Cook Book

4. Illingworth, Margaret. Weisbecker's Manhattan Market-Five Hundred Recipes. No date, circa 1900. 32 pages, paper wraps in good cond. The is a promotional cook book for the Manhattan Market on 125th Street West and Broadway & 10th Street, NYC. Along with the recipes ,there are photographs of the stores (Meat Dept., Cooling Rooms, Fruit and Vegetables, Tea and Coffee and others). A very elaborate production. ON HOLD!


John Brown- Abolitionist -Iowa


5. Photograph- Old Maxon House, Springdale, Iowa. Where John Brown drilled his men for the raid on Harper's Ferry. The house was also part of the Underground Railroad. The photograph was taken by H.E. Healy of Moscow, Iowa and is dated Aug. 20, 1905. The building is no longer standing. Measures 4 3/4" by 6 3/4". In good cond. SOLD!



Book Catalogue Wraps 1806 


6. Oldschool, Oliver, Esq. The Port Folio-New Series Phladelphia, Saturday June 21, 1806. Vol 1., No. 24. Complete issue with blue wraps. The wraps consist of 8 pages of ads. Front cover is for books publilshed by Lorenzo Press. Pages 2-4 are New and Valuable Books. Samuel F. Bradford, pages 5 and 6 New Books for sale by E. Sargent, New York, pages 7 and 8 Court and Cabinet of St. Cloud by John Waite and Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary to be published by  Samuel Stansbury.....In good cond. SOLD!

Camping Trip Trapper Lodge  Wyoming



7. (39)  2 1/4" by 4 1/4" photographs and (31)  1 1/2" by 2 3/4" photographs, along with a ltterhead from Trapper Lodge with manuscript map on the back. The photos show men and women on horseback and other camping activities along with scenic views. The competing photos of male/female fish catches are fun. Trapper Lodge was founded in 1920's and thes photos date from that time. In good cond. $175.00.


New Hampshire Insane Report 


8. Reports of the Board of Visitors, Trustees, Treasurer and Superintendent of the New Hampshire Asylum of the Insane. Concord: George E. Jenkins, State Printer, 1866. 48 pages paper wraps with light staining else in good cond. $45.00.



Walt Whitman Democratic Review



9. Whitman, Walt. The Angel of Tears. In The Democratic Review, Vol XI New Series NO. LI,  September 1842. Minor staining else the complete issue is in good cond. SOLD!




Free Love in Wisconsin 


10. Ruedebusch. The Old and the New Ideal. A Solution of the part of the Social Question which pertains to Love, Marriage and Sexual Intercourse. Second Edition. Published by the Author. Maysville, WI, 1897.  Covers off but present- needs to be rebound the block is tight and in good cond. Ruedebusch (1861-1940) was arrested for publishing this book. He formed a Transvaluation Society in Mayville to carry out the aims of this book. SOLD!

First African American Female Magician


11. Poster Advertising Ellen E. Armstong- Magician and Cartoonist Extrodinaire. Measures 26" x 22". Circa 1950's. Armstrong (1914-1979) was the daughter of the noted African American magician Prof. John Harston. She began performing in his shows when she was six. She continued working with him and when he died she took over the show and continued performing. Like her father she would always add an element  of black history and pride to the performance. The poster is in good cond. SOLD!



Anti Masonic-Book Canvassing- Vermont Woman



12. Giddings, Sarah Powell. In The Enemies Land A Personal Experience. Illustrated. Chicago: Regan Printing House, 1899. 295 pages paper wraps in good cond. Giddings was duped into marriage through a plot with the Masons and her future husband. Once married the Masons tried to control her life and family. This tells her story of a lifelong struggle against the Masons. To support her family she was a book canvasser for awhile, she writes a chapter on this experience. The book tells an incredible story of legal, religious and other prejudices this woman faced. SOLD!



Scientific Book Catalogue


13. Catalogue of Scientific and Technical Books. Munn and Co. Scientific American Office 362 Broadway, NY. No date, circa 1890's. 1-4 pages paper wraps. Wraps torn and chipped, else in good cond. SOLD!


Math Book Catalogue



14. Robinson, Horatio, N. A Full Course of Practical And Progressive Mathematical Text Books for Schools, Academies and Colleges. Published by Ivison, Phinney and Co. New York. Chicago: S.C. Griggs and Co. No date, circa 1870's. 24 pages paper wraps in good cond. SOLD!



Vermont Book Catalogue



15. Catalogue of Books, Belonging to the Library of the Phi Sigma Nu Society U.V.M. Burlington: University Press, 1846. 40 pages paper wraps in  good cond. SOLD!


Last List


XYZ Affair

A1. Adams, John. Message of the President of the United States to both Houses of Congress. June 21st, 1798. 8 pages in good cond. Regarding the XYZ Affair. $300.00.

A3. (Broadside) Pro Bono Publico! The Union Hair Restorative!... Manufactured and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, at Apothecaries’ Hall, Windsor, Vt. M.K. Paine, Proprietor. Broadside. 9 ¼” x 5 ¾”. Fine. $25.00.

Harvard American Institute Constitution

A4. (Constitution). The Constitution of the American Institute of 1770. Cambridge. Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf. 1825.  12 pages paper wraps. Withdrawn stamp on title page. In good cond. $100.00.

Manuscript Stratham (NH) Union Library Owned by Josiah Bartlett Jr.

A8. (New Hampshire) "This Book Belongs to Stratham Union Library-May be our six weeks" in Rollin, Charles. The Ancient History Vol. VII. Published by John Bioren, and T.L. Plowman, Philadelphia..... 1805.  356 pages full leather in good cond. The Stratham Inion Library was founded in 1799 and lasted until 1822. This copy is belonged to Josiah Bartlett (Jr). Bartlett followed in the footsteps of his father and was both a physician and politician. His father was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. $375.00.

A10. (Socialist Party) A 108-page book in Russian and published in Vilna, Lithuania, circa 1905. The volume has stamps for the Socialist Party, Russian Branch, of Chelsea Massachusetts and another couple of stamps from the Jewish Socialist Branch of Chelsea Massachusetts.  $100.00.

Montpelier Vermont Ladies' Society Menu

A12. (Vermont) Sociable and Supper by the Ladies' Society of the Church of the Messiah (Montpelier, Vermont) no date circa 1880's. Measures 10 1/2 by 5 1/2. Staining on lower part else in good cond. $75.00.
A13. (Vermont) Price List of Choice Family Groceries, ect, From the One-Price Cash Store of Geo. H. Kibling, Union Village, VT. No date circa 1880's. Measures 10 3/4 by 6 1/4 in good cond.  Everything from Tea, Canned Goods. Spices Rice, Flour and many other items. $75.00.


A Geography by the Author of Charlotte Temple

A15. (Woman) Rowson, Susanna. An abridgement of universal geography, together with sketches of history: designed for the use of schools and academies in the United States. Boston: John West, [1806]. 302 pp. Binding rubbed but sound. First fly leaf lacking and top ½” of second fly leaf trimmed. Last few pages lightly damp stained. Includes two lengthy passage by Rowson, one on education, in ink on the rear fly leaves. Dated in ink June 9th, 1806 these are excerpts from Rowson’s book Reuben and Rachel. Rowson had a truly remarkable life as an actress, author and educator.  It is possible that this book was owned by one of her students when Rowson’s school was in Newton and the notes at the rear were done the year of publication. $700.00.