Singular Sufferings of Two Friends, who had lost themselves in an American Forest, York, England, C.Croshaw, Coppergate, [c.1801]
June 7, 2010
A booklet with printed slips (one of which is filled in) used by canvassers for the Society of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies in the England, circa 1911.
June 1, 2010
Pages from an album of drawings given to Robert Browning by André-Victor-Amédée, marquis de Ripert-Monclar, ca. 1830s-1860s, with later additions.
May 13, 2010
Les Jeux des jeunes garçons représentés en 25 gravures à l'aqua-tints d'après les dessins de Xavier Le Prince ; avec l'explication détaillée des règles de chaque jeu ; accompagnées de fables nouvelles par MM. Armand-Gouffé, Le Franc, etc. et suivis d'anecdotes relatives à chaque jeu. (A Paris : Chez P.C. Lehuby, [n.d., after 1822?]) Noted as “sixieme edition” in the preface. - Scenes of juvenile ludic life in France in the early part of the 19th century. -
May 18, 2009
The records of The Jumble Club, a group dedicated to playing whist (and *only* whist) which thrived in Glasgow, Scotland, approximately between 1799 and 1877. The records consist of 4 ledgers containing minutes of meetings, with additional meeting minutes, inventories, insurance policy, checkbook. flyers and other related papers and ephemera. And they came in a lovely metal coffer, complete with a set of keys, none of which fit the box lock.
May 4, 2009
A series of broadsides from 1715, forming a dialogue arguing for and against the presence of foreign fishermen in English waters.
December 11, 2008