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2. (Haley's Comet) 6 pages removed from a pocket diary from 1910 with a description of Haley's Comet with illustrations of what the person saw. With a letter  from M.L. Hyde  to Eric enclosing the pages from grandpa's diary. In good cond. $50.00.


8. (Ohio-Welch) Chidlaw, Benjamin Williams, Yr Americain , Yr Hwn Sydd Yn Cynnwys Nodauar Daith o Ddyffryn Ohio I Gymru Ar Ohio........Llanwrst:Argatffwyd Gan John Jones, 1840.  48 pages in green wraps some edge wear to wrpper else in good cond. First edition of a tract to encourage  settlement in Ohio . Chidlaw emigrated to Ohio with his parents. He describes the Welsch settlements and offers advise  to those seeking to emigrate. $125.00.


11. (Labor-Strike) Bigelow, Rev. E. Victor. Mistakes of the Interchurch Steel Report. Boston: 1920. 23 pages some browning on cover else in good cond. Anti-labor piece on the Steel Strike. $35.00.


12. (Childrens Book) Uncle Thomas's Stories for Good Children. Grimalkin and Little Fido. Boston: Edwar Livermore. No. 5 Cornhill, 1853. 72 pages with woodcuts. Yellow wraps. Front wrap loose. Library bookplate else in good cond. $60.00.


13. (Women) DeWolfe, E. Loisa in Heaven: An Elergy Affectionately Inscribed to her Dear Brother and Sister Mr. Stepehn A. and Mrs. Florie E. Eccleston. In 3 Parts. Southington, CT.: May 1871. 20 pages manuscipt. Last page has a tear and staining else in good cond. $50.00.


14. (Horse) Kentucky Prince by C. Jones. Bradford, Vermont: 1876. 4 page stud booklet in good cond. $100.00.


15. (Anti-Catholic) Ryan, Rev. R.M., The New Know-Nothingism. A Reply to the Charges of Incivism and Want of American Patriotism Made By the A.P.A. Published by the Author: 120 West 60th Street, New York. 128 pages n.d. circa 1900. paper wraps chipped and stained else in good cond. Author denounces anti-catholic efforts. $75.00.

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B1. (Indiana Missionary-German) Manuscript letter from Edmund S. Janes (NY)  to Rev. Joseph Tarkington in Greencastle, IN. Aug. 11, 1851? The letter deals with money given to Tarkington for support of the German Mission. Tarkington was a Methodist pioneer preacher from Indiana. He was the grandfather of the writer Booth Tarkington. Janes was a Bishop in the Methodist Church. In good cond. $50.00.



B5. (Maritime-Unitarian) Farr, J. Edited. Tracts for the Times No. 12. The Log-Book  Giving the Last Days of Mr. Theophilus Patten, Who Dies at Sea. Boston: Office of the Christian World, 1844. 60 pages in wraps in good cond. Death of a passenger on a ship and what it means to be a Unitarian. $50.00.



B7. (Grapes-California) The Mammoth Grape Vine, California. Stereo-view by the Continent Stereoscopic Co. This company (1870-1890) was noted for its pirating and copying of negatives. Small amount of soiling on the image but in good cond. $40.00.


B8. (Colorado) 15 Stereo-views of Colorado Scenery circa 1880's. The most interesting image is Surveyor's Life in the West (doesn't say Colorado but with the others from Colorado.) Some have light soiling but in good cond. Images include Guy Hill, Monument Park (3), Lily Lake (2), Garden of the Gods, Amphibious Creek, Gateway Garden of the Goods, Valley of the Arkansas, Platte Canon, Goose Neck Point, Green Lake, and Oreades Bath. $200.00.


B9. (Yosemite) Stereo-view Clouds Rest. Published by Continent  Stereoscopic Co, circa 1880. In good cond. With Glacier Point From Mineral Lake. By J.W. & J.S. Moulton, Essex, MA. circa 1880 in good cond. $45.00.


B10. (Telephone-Fiction) Taylor, John Edward. Cy Hain's Sermon-Phone and Other Stories, 1909. Kennebec Journal Press. Augusta, Maine. 62 pages. A few small holes on spine else in good cond. A group of short stories. One deals with a doctor who is upset with what the local telephone company is charging and so creates a system of carrier pigeons to compete. In another story, a man devises a system to have the local church sermon broadcasted into his house so he does not have to go to church. A nice example of local Maine amateur fiction of the period. $65.00.

B12. (Chap Book) Sayings and Doings of Frank and Harry. New York: Printed and Sold by Mahlon Day No. 374, Pearl Street, 1833. 16 pages. Some illustrations have been poorly colored probably from a child. $45.00.


B14. (Cookery-Wisconsin) Beloit Cook Book Compiled by the Beloit Federation of Women. Beloit, Wisconsin, 1914. 264 pages in good cond. $50.00.

B16. (Women) Debutante's Book-Scrap Book Album belonging to Miss Katherine Bullock of Denver. Calling cards, clippings, lists of flowers and who gave them (including Prince and Princess Gialma Odesscalchi) all relating to her being a Debutante. There are three interesting pieces from Conde Naste- a telegram which reads: Three cheers for Mussolini, Helen Wills, Lindberg, and Katherine Bullock, invitation to one of his parties, invitation to his wedding and an other card with a Lindberg reference. Also material on her trip to England where she was presented to the Court. Bullock was considered to be Elizabeth Wade White's closest female friend. The album is disbound but contents in good cond. $250.00.


B17. (Christian Science) 6 page manuscript letter from Florence E. Boynton in Japan to Miss Jordan. (1920's.) Lengthy and detailed letter about why she became a Christian Scientist and her preparations  for it. In good  cond. $100.00.


B20. (Women) Gallaudet, T.H. . An Address on Female Education Delivered Nov. 21st ,1827 at the Opening of...Hartford  Female Seminary. Hartford. 1828. 34 pages. Library blind stamp removed from a bound volume in good cond. $50.00.

Previous Offerings
A2. (Temperance) Congressional Temperance Society. Address by Hon. J. H Seeyle. Broadsheet 2 sided. Circa 1876. Washington, D.C. In good cond. 10 by 18. $100.00.


A4. (Mormon) Two Lengthy articles on the Death of Brigham Young in The Independent New York , NY Sept. 20 and 27, of 1877. Complete issues in good cond. $40.00.


A7. (Anti-Black, Women, Chinese in CA.) Letterhead American Exchange Hotel, Sansome Street. San Francisco, CA. circa 1890's. Advertises "Table First Class. Best White Help Only Employed with Letterehad Murray and Ready Employment Agents 634 & 636 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA. 1908. White Male help of all kinds furnished", "we do not  supply female help, but we do supply men and wives for all classes of work" In good cond. $125.00.


A12. (Peace Activists WW2) Peace News  Vol. 1 Nos. 10-11: November-December 1942, with a subscription sheet for the Peace News. In good cond. $45.00.


A14. (Nebraska) Stock Certicates Nebraska Loan and Banking Co. of McCook Nebraska. 1890's. 80 + stock stubs with names stock were issued to, 1 redeemed stock, 40 + unused stocks. The stock book is missing front cover else in good cond. $125.00.