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Liberator, April 1918 Edition, Vol. 1 No. 2. Liberator Publishing Company.New York.6666
Price: $50.00

The Liberator ran from 1918 til 1924 when it merged with two other magazines to become "The Workers Monthly". The magazine was known for its tendencies to publish articles regarding the socialist movement, from gradualist to revolutionary. Editor Max Eastman along with the help of his sister, feminist Crystal Eastman and Managing Editor, launched this magazine after there previous venture, "The Masses", and magazine with similar political leanings but as shut down by the government after World War I. This particular issue features a cover drawn by Frank Walt, and a feature article by John Reeds entitled, "Red Russia". The covers are partially detached.  The pages are brittle, toned and soiled due to age. 11" x 8 1/2".
Liberator, November 1918 Edition, Vol. 1 No. 9. Liberator Publishing Company.New York.6880
Price: $50.00

The Liberator ran from 1918 til 1924 when it merged with two other magazines to become "The Workers Monthly". The magazine was known for its tendencies to publish articles regarding the socialist movement, from gradualist to revolutionary. Editor Max Eastman along with the help of his sister, feminist Crystal Eastman and Managing Editor, launched this magazine after there previous venture, "The Masses", and magazine with similar political leanings but as shut down by the government after World War I. This particular issue features cover art of a dove with accents of blue and red by an unknown artists, and the feature articles: "The Trial of Eugene Debs" by Max Eastman, "Our Intervention in Russia" by John Reed, "Were You Ever a Child? A Discussion of Education" by Floyd Dell, "The Structure of the Soviet State" by John Reed and "International Labor and Socialist News" by Alexander Trachtenberg. The covers are partially detached with several small intact tears, and the binding is loose. The pages are brittle and soiled with several intact tears and toning due to exposure 11" x 81/2".
Liberator, August 1919 Edition, Vol. 2 No. 8 (Serial No. 18). Liberator Publishing Company.New York.7153
Price: $50.00

The Liberator ran from 1918 til 1924 when it merged with two other magazines to become "The Workers Monthly". The magazine was known for its tendencies to publish articles regarding the socialist movement, from gradualist to revolutionary. Editor Max Eastman along with the help of his sister, feminist Crystal Eastman and Managing Editor, launched this magazine after there previous venture, "The Masses", and magazine with similar political leanings but as shut down by the government after World War I. This particular issue features a cover drawn by Maurice Sterne, and two feature stories were "Conversations with Lenin," by Arthur Ransome, and "In Communist Hungary" by Crystal Eastman. The covers are nearly fully detached. The binding is loose and the paper itself is brittle resulting in several interior detached pages. Furthermore, the act of turning the other interior pages results in the pages detaching. The pages are toned and soiled due to age, and there is a stain on the upper right corner of the magazine the runs all the way through. 11" x 8 1/2".
W.J. Loftie. The Coronation Book of Edward VII. King of All the Britains and Emperor of India.Cassell & Company, Ltd.Londonc. 1902
Price: $80.00

188 pp. Red gilt cloth and  leather cover, 6 chamber gilt spine, frontispiece, illustrations, colored plates, photogravures, gilt border decorations throughout, chapter and section pages ornately decorated. Beautiful depiction of the history and coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. This subscription edition has color plates, illustrations and photogravures all intact. Chapters include: Introduction; Crowns and Thrones; The Regalia; Coronation Processions; Queen's Coronations; The Ancient Service; Preparations for the Coronation; The King's Illness; The June and July Celebrations; and The Ninth of August. Indexes for plates, photogravures, illustrations, and topics. 11 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Two (2) menus for the Canadian Camp Annual Dinners Hotel Astor, New York, 1915 and 1920.
Price: $175.00

The first is for four (4) pages and a cover. The front cover depicts an ornate fall scene with Native American chief interacting with a soldier with a tepee in the background. It is for the Thirteenth Anniversary in 1915. The first page lists the Dinner Committee and the Reception Committee. This is followed by the menu page, whimsically written with references to Gilbert Grosvenor and Buffalo Jones and others in the food titles. The next page is a list of twelve (12) speakers. The final page includes the guest of honor, the distinguished guest and toastmasters. Measures 9” x 7”. String tie binding; deckled edge. The second is a six (6) pages including cover. The front cover depicts an image from a photograph of Hon. Stephen T. Mather and a vignette of Roosevelt Park, California. Illustrations of woodland creatures, pine cones, etc. It is for the Eighteenth Anniversary in 1920. Illustrated by Operti. NY. The menu has a similar format to the 1915 menu with the addition of an Advisory Board. Measures 8” x 6”. Front cover partially detached. Reinforced with archival tape. .
A. Beignet Twelve (12) menus for the Annual Banquet of Societies des Architectes de L’Anjou. ..1890-1911
Price: $225.00

Menu sheets presenting the bill of fare and wines for the annual dinners of the society. Each of the menus is elaborately illustrated and includes at least one beautiful woman and in most instances elaborate architectural structures. Each is illustrated by A. Beignet. They are from 1890, 1891, 1892, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1906, 1908, and 1909. Reverse is blank. The largest is approx. 9” x 13”. Few with light edge wear. Some with light scrapbook residue on reverse at top, most likely from one person’s collection. .
The Education of Mr. Pipp. Charles Dana Gibson R.H. Russell New York 1899
Price: $300.00

unpaginated, brown cloth gilt title, black and white sketches throughout mixed with minimal text, enclosed in matching cloth gilt box. This truly unique book describes Mr. Pipp's travels with "Mrs. Pipp and the girls" through London, Paris, America, the Riviera, Italy, Monte Carlo and the adventures and people they encounter both on he trip and once returning home to England. Reverse of title page explains first eight scenes of Mr. Pipp's career originally published in "Sketches and Cartoons". This volume is the fourth in the regular series, the first three include "Drawings by C.D. Gibson" "Pictures of People" and "Sketches and Cartoons." 17 3/4" x 11 3/4" title page signed, some staining and foxing, matching box worn but intact
A Set of 35 Early Finely Details Victorian
A Set of 35 Early Finely Details Victorian Embossed Diecut Scraps depicting English Royalty Throughout the ages beginning with William I, Surnamed The Conqueror. C1870.
Price: $500.00

Thirty-four of the 35 scraps measure approx 6” x 2 ½”, depicting a full body image of the ruler plus the name, information on lifespan, reign and significant events during the reign.
1947-48 Camp Fire Girls Leader Archive -Arlington MA.
Price: $525.00

[Excerpt from Wo-He-Lo: The Camp Fire History, copyright 1980 by Camp Fire, Inc.] The aim of the organization is to provide for girls outdoor activities corresponding to those furnished boys by the Boy Scout movement. It seeks to encourage a greater interest among girls in exercises in the open with the threefold aim of developing their bodies, mind and characters. It is recognized, however, that the activities provided for the girls must be fundamentally different from those of boys and that special attention must be paid to the home. . . This Campfire Leader’s archive demonstrates how the organization’s mission was operationalized and the comprehensive approach to childhood development. It includes folders that include:  Administrative records - including attendance, dues etc.- all monitored by the girls  Plays - to be enacted by the girls  Nature – brochures and pamphlets on nature in Mass  Craft projects – instructions and examples, including Native American pictorial alphabets, leaf pressing and more  Money making projects – Better Breakfast Campaign, paper Doily Stenciling, Red Cross Collections, modeling with salt dough clay and more  Campfire Girls National Training Institute information – Games played by groups, information on how dues are distributed, Group Financing, Sponsors, Interpreting Camp Fire in the Community, Youth and Adults Together, How Leadership Influences the Group’s Personality, Where to Get Materials and much more  Programs – art projects including “Hi-Neighbor” Notebook Contest and various art projects.  Music – words to various songs  Advertising & Promotion – handmade promotional brochure, printed leaflets on being a Camp Fire Girl, Horizon Club points the Way, a Camp Fire Girl Charter, Fire Maker’s Certificate and Trail Seeker’s Certificate.  Publicity – newspaper clippings  District Council – Arlington (MA) district informational materials.  Correspondence – with community organizers, mishaps at meetings Additionally, there are two 17” x 14” posters – Work and Play the Camp Fire Way” with backgrounds in brown and blue.  For more information click HERE.
Four (4) menus with original envelopes for the First through Fourth Annual Dinners of the Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard plus an announcement and dance card associated with the events 1868-1871
Price: $550.00

Four (4) different menus for the annual dinner of the association.  Each menu with the first being January 8, 1868 includes the Officers, Music, Bill of Fare and Programme of the Evening.  Each menu measures 8 3/4" x 6 1/4".  Each with it's original envelope. Also includes an anouncement for the meeting to adopt the Constituion and elect Officers for the ensuing year, dated Nov. 21st, 1867.  The final item in the grouping is a dance card for Sociables of the Hartford City Guard for 1-12-1870.  Some discoloration. The Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard was organized on November 26, 1867. It was composed of those persons who were active or honorary members of the Hartford City Guard prior to July 5, 1865. The Association’s main objective was social with the intention “to keep alive old and pleasant memories and perpetuation of recollections of the old Company.” Each year they held a reunion on the second Wednesday of January. The first reunion was held on January 8, 1868. At their 50th reunion held in 1917, it was agreed that it should be the last reunion.
Clergyman’s Sunday School Visiting Diary chronicling visits made to the homes of students of the Sabbath School of the 2nd Presbyterian Church, Troy NY, commencing April 6, 1847-1864. 1847
Price: $700.00

According to the first entry (hidden in the back of the book) the effort of home visits was under- taken by the superintendent “for a little time past, I have been troubled by efforts made by Mrs. Warren, patron of the Episcopal church, to induce poor families whose children have been in our SS to take the children from us, and send them to Episcopal SS (se visit, June 12, 1847). Were it to a Baptist or Methodist S.S. I should be glad to see the children lease us to enjoy the greater advantage offered; but I feel that the instruction under which they would come in the SS would not be evangelical, and gladly would I retain them with us. But apparently cannot succeed in doing so, June 14 - Yesterday I was notified by a teacher of two other families the children of which were leaving our school for the Episcopal as above”. This is followed by 70 plus pages of documentation of visits that include details on the home environment, social conditions, the sobriety and religious beliefs of the children’s fathers and more. Most of the interaction is with the mothers of the children. When troubling situations arose, the superintendent would say a prayer. The book documents the daily affairs of the less fortunate parishioners over a period of greater than twenty years. There are a few entries at the end of the diary for the early 1880s. Measures 11" x 8 1/2"..
Fine two-sided die-cut invitation to the Grand Dress Fancy Dress and Military Ball of the Continental Guards at the Exposition Palace, New Orleans, LA, February 22, 1881.
Price: $700.00

A 10” x 4 ½” chromolithograph ticket Complimentary to National Lancers and Charlestown Cadets of Boston. One side announces the ball with two vignettes from the battlefield and two from the ball. The central vignette on the reverse depicts General Washington with a Lancer and a Guard. Othervignettes include Washington monuments and floral arrays. This is accompanied by an envelopespecially designed for the invitation featuring the Continental Guards insignia with reference to the particular event. Pinhole at top of invitation. Surface wear on envelope. .