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Republican Herald -- Extra. Governor Morton's Letter

Republican Herald -- Extra. Governor Morton's Letter

by Morton, Marcus

[Taunton, Mass.], 1842. Folio broadside (approx. 18" x 12"), text in quadruple column under a running head; right margin a little creased, else near fine. This Extra issue of the Republican Herald, dated Taunton, August 27, 1842, prints a letter from the former governor of Massachusetts, Marcus Morton, in which he declares that the circumstances in Rhode Island (relating to the Dorr Rebellion) are of national concern. He states that the Whig Government almost unanimously supports government under the... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,983.18
I Am Type!

I Am Type!

by Goudy, Frederic W

[Minneapolis]: Coffee House Press, 1986. 9½" x 7½" letterpress broadside, printed at MCBA as part of 'Dirty Works' 1986, gray paper.
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SGD 15.87
DT [Broadside With Attached ALS from Printer]

DT [Broadside With Attached ALS from Printer]

by HIRSCHMAN, Jack; [Robert Durand, printer]

Portland: Yes! Press, 1971. First Edition. Near fine.. A nice note from Durand (of Yes! Press) to fellow printers the Mikolowskis (of Michigan's Alternative Press), complimenting them on their "excellent" work. Number 10 from a "series of poems for your pleasure" from Yes! Broadside, printed recto only. 12.75" by 8" approx. Near fine. Some trivial foxing to broadside. Paperclipped ALS consists of a brief note (in the year the broadside was printed) from Durand to Ken and Ann Mikolowski of Ann Arbor's... Read more about this item
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SGD 75.88
"Show of Dogs at Central Maine."

"Show of Dogs at Central Maine."

by [Broadside]. [Central Maine Fair Association]

[Lewiston: Central Maine Fair Association, 1907]. Folio broadside measuring 19 inches by 8 inches printed recto only on thin paper, with photographic illustration of a Pit Bull in spiked collar. Text in three columns. Not found in OCLC as of 4/6/2024.
Old folds, slightly soiled & toned, offsetting on the verso, otherwise very good.
"The management of the Central Maine Fair Association announce a grand showing of Maine dogs to be made at their fourth annual exhibition September 10, 11 and 12 …"
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SGD 62.08
All that mankind has done..

All that mankind has done..

by Carlyle, Thomas

Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 1986. 7½" x 11" letterpress broadside, printed on the occasion of the Grand Opening of Rizzoli International Bookstore in Minneapolis.
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SGD 19.04
Elivi's Gulyás

Elivi's Gulyás

by Ervin, Andrew

[Minneapolis]: Coffee House Press, 2010. 6½" x 9½" letterpress recipe broadside printed to celebrate the publication of Extraordinary Renditions, 2010.
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SGD 23.80
The First Amendment of the United States Constitution

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution

[Minneapolis]: Coffee House Press, 1987. 11½" x 15" broadside printed at the Science Museum of Minnesota as part of the exhibition "Printing: From Craft to Technology," and published in the bicentennial year of the U. S. Constitution.
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SGD 31.73
Bachelor's Button. Offset design and paste-up / letterpress design and production / books, broadsides, pamphlets, brochures / Allan Kornblum

Bachelor's Button. Offset design and paste-up / letterpress design and production / books, broadsides, pamphlets, brochures / Allan Kornblum

by Kornblum, Allan

Saint Paul: [no publisher, no date, 1984. 10" x 14" print services broadside, on Kornblum's arrival in Saint Paul from West Branch, Iowa.
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SGD 39.66
Speech of Gov. Dorr, in answer to the question by the court, why sentence should not be pronounced against him

Speech of Gov. Dorr, in answer to the question by the court, why sentence should not be pronounced against him

by Dorr, Thomas Wilson

Providence: A. H. Stillwell, 1844. Folio broadside (approx. 16" x 12"), printed in gold on dark blue paper, text in triple column, all within an ornamental border, with American eagles at the corners; at the head of the title, "1776"; and at the head of the text: "Newport, Tuesday, June 25th, 1844." Previous folds, edge wear and short marginal tears and creasing; a good example. At least 2 other editions are known, and one of these was issued on silk. This is the speech given to the court by Thomas Dorr... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,189.90
The closet companion, or, an help to serious persons, in the important duty of self-examination. Intended to be fixed up in the Christian's usual place of retirement, in order to remind him of, as well as to assist him in the work

The closet companion, or, an help to serious persons, in the important duty of self-examination. Intended to be fixed up in the Christian's usual place of retirement, in order to remind him of, as well as to assist him in the work

by B[urder], G[eorge]

Providence: re-printed by J. Carter, 1805. Folio broadside approx. 19¾" x 13½", text in triple column beneath the running head; signed in type at the end, 'G. B.' previous folds, the central fold split with some small loss of letters at the intersections of the folds (sense remains clear), and with an early repair made with thread - approx. 30 stitches in all. First printed in Edinburgh in 1791 in a chapbook of 24 pages. Many other editions appeared well into the 19th century in both England and... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,189.90
Exercises of commencement

Exercises of commencement

by Brown University

Providence: Jones & Wheeler, printer, 1808. Broadside, approx. 17¼" x 10½", text within a medley of type ornamental border; the lower half rather stained, previous folds with neat, professional repair on verso. Program of day's events with names of participants and titles of orations, poems and disputes: Salutary Addresses in Latin, by Bradford Summer, Oration on the Patronage of American Literature by Jeremiah Mayhew, An Essay on Mathematics, by Abiel Bolles, An Oration on Bigoted Cruelty, the... Read more about this item
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SGD 237.98
LIBERATE BERKELEY

LIBERATE BERKELEY

by [Zephyrus Image]. MYERS, Michael and Holbrook Teter

San Francisco: Zephyrous Image [sic], 1970. Early work from the legendary California press. Alastair Johnson writes in ZEPHYRUS IMAGE: A Bibliography that this early work was "probably the second from the press." This particular state is a "reissue" of the first state, but which was "probably left over from the first issue," as the text header is still intact (the linocut was later repurposed for another broadside reading "Detonate Sutro Tower." [Johnson 184]. Broadside, 8.75" by 6.5" approx. Near fine.... Read more about this item
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SGD 110.37
REMEMBERED POEM

REMEMBERED POEM

by BERRIGAN, Ted

[Grindstone City, MI]: [The Alternative Press], 1983. First Edition. Near fine.. Printed by Ken and Ann Mikolowski "on the cardboard envelope filler that was sent out with Issue 12 of the Alternative Press subscription mailing ("In Memoriam Ted Berrigan.) -- Aaron Fischer, "Ted Berrigan: An Annotated Checklist," 1998. Printed letterpress on cardboard, 8 3/4'' x 11 3/4'' approx. Very mild wear to corners. Edition of 500 copies. Near fine.
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SGD 275.92
We are for the Union. As sung by our volunteers

We are for the Union. As sung by our volunteers

by [Becket, T. A.]

[n.p., 1860. Broadside lyric sheet, 7.5 x 4.45 in., double border, 8 stanzas with refrain, starting: "Hark! the trumpet calls to duty, / See, our glorious Flag's unfurl'd,/ The Stars and Stripes unite in beauty, / The pride and envy of the world." Fine. Likely a pirated modification of T. A. Becket's "The Pennsylvanian battle cry!" The refrain has been changed to be more pointed towards the south, ("So let the world jog on as it will" > "So let the South brag as it will" etc.) and an 8th stanza has been... Read more about this item
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SGD 47.60
Plaza de Toros "El Toreo" Sabado 29 de Diciembre de 1928 ... Gran Corrida de Toros organizada por empleados de los Ferrocarriles nacionales de Mexico, en honor de los senores funcionarios y jefes de los mismos
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SGD 158.65
1680. Bi-centennial of the town of Bristol. 1880

1680. Bi-centennial of the town of Bristol. 1880

by Tillinghast, L. A., caterer

[Bristol: Bi-Centennial Committee, 1880. Broadsheet (approx. 6¾" x 4"), folding down to a small bifolium (4" x 3¼"), printed on blue card printed in gilt and black with a Chinese motif and the town seal on the recto and the menu on the verso: fish, meats, salads, cake, ices, fruit, and drinks. An attractive and undoubtedly rare little ephemeron.
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SGD 79.33
I Am Type!

I Am Type!

by Goudy, Frederic W

[Minneapolis]: Coffee House Press, 1990. 7¼" x 9¾" letterpress broadside, printed by Coffee House Press at Guild Books, 1986, on taupe paper.
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SGD 15.87
Celebrating origins

Celebrating origins

by Inada, Lawson

[Minneapolis]: Coffee House Press, n.d.. 7½" x 9" poetry broadside celebrating the Coffee House Press, printed on orange paper.
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SGD 23.80
To the electors of the Western Congressional district. The Hon. Wilkins Updike, of South Kingstown, is now a candidate to represent you in the next Congress of the United States

To the electors of the Western Congressional district. The Hon. Wilkins Updike, of South Kingstown, is now a candidate to represent you in the next Congress of the United States

by Citizen of Narragansett

[Providence: publisher not identified, 1847. Folio broadside (approx. 19" x 12¾"), text in quadruple column beneath the running head, signed in type at the end of the last column, "A Citizen of Narragansett." Some foxing and a sliver of browning at the top right corner; small hole in center affecting two words; all else very good. Endorses Wilkins Updike of South Kingstown for the U.S. Congress, and attacks his rival, J. W. Richmond. Updike was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1842. A Whig,... Read more about this item
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SGD 594.95
Corner stone of a new church in Boston. Extract from the Boston Recorder, June 26, 1819

Corner stone of a new church in Boston. Extract from the Boston Recorder, June 26, 1819

by Essex Street Church

[Boston: [printed by Nathaniel Willis], 1819. Broadside, 11.5" x 7.5"; text in double column under the running head; closely cropped at top and bottom, but no loss, old folds starting to split, light soiling, very good. "On Wednesday last, the corner stone of the house of worship for Rev. Mr. Sabine's Church and Society [i.e. Essex Street Church], was laid in Essex-Street ..." Most of the text reprints the Rev. Mr. Huntington's Prayer. American Imprints 47732. NY Historical, NYPL, AAS, and Harvard in... Read more about this item
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SGD 79.33
Worcester County Republican. Extra. President's message

Worcester County Republican. Extra. President's message

by Jackson, Andrew

N.p. [Worcester, Mass.]: Dec. 4, 1832. Broadsheet, approx. 17½" x 11", text in quadruple column beneath the running head; previous folds, light wear, very good. Jackson's fourth annual message to Congress. The President details relations with Latin American countries, Britain and Spain, before reviewing the state of the domestic finances. Jackson devotes the remainder of his speech to economic matters, principally the national debt and manufacturing.
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SGD 1,189.90
A lyste of sacred hymns and tunes, and likewise wordly [sic] songs, certain of wh[ich] were sunge in ye yere of our Lord 1673 and wh[ich] pieces will be once more pleyed and sunge at a Greate Concerte to be attended at ye Free Library Halle in ye town of Bennington, on ye Friday, ye 27th Day of ye Third Month, N.S., in ye yere of or Lord, 1874. All money wh[ich] shall be payed in for thys entertaynment is to go for Ye benefit of ye men and women who receive it. N.b. Deacon Grover has most excellent goode Cyder at hys shoppe next door to ye Tavern barne

A lyste of sacred hymns and tunes, and likewise wordly [sic] songs, certain of wh[ich] were sunge in ye yere of our Lord 1673 and wh[ich] pieces will be once more pleyed and sunge at a Greate Concerte to be attended at ye Free Library Halle in ye town of Bennington, on ye Friday, ye 27th Day of ye Third Month, N.S., in ye yere of or Lord, 1874. All money wh[ich] shall be payed in for thys entertaynment is to go for Ye benefit of ye men and women who receive it. N.b. Deacon Grover has most excellent goode Cyder at hys shoppe next door to ye Tavern barne

[Bennington]: printed bye A. P. Childs at hys Printing Shoppe where he also prints ye "Vermont Gazette", 1874. Quarto broadside (approx. 10" x 8"); text in double and single column; previous folds and wrinkles; good. OCLC records four similar broadsides, all beginning "A lyste of sacred hymns and tunes..." announcing concerts throughout New England, including Brattleborough and Rutland in Vermont, Georgetown, Mass., and Hartford, Conn. in 1874, but not this. A jocular text throughout... "For as much as... Read more about this item
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SGD 237.98
Stonington Regatta! A regatta will come off at Stonington, on Thursday, August 4th, at 11 o'clock A.M. open to all boats and vessels, under the following classifications and regulations

Stonington Regatta! A regatta will come off at Stonington, on Thursday, August 4th, at 11 o'clock A.M. open to all boats and vessels, under the following classifications and regulations

Westerly, R.I.: J. H. Utter & Co., n.d., 1890. Broadside (approx. 12¾" x 7½"); details measurement rules, prizes, and sailing directions all in a single column beneath the running head; lightly toned, previous folds, else near fine. An 'X' in the margin next to the section on rules, is keyed to an 'X' at the bottom where it is written in ink: "The 2, 3, 4 class boats allowed to shift ballast; but not to take any in, or discharge, during the race." James I. Day, C. T. Stanton, and H. L. Niles comprise... Read more about this item
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SGD 1,983.18
HELP YOUR LOCAL JUNKIE KICK

HELP YOUR LOCAL JUNKIE KICK

by [Zephyrus Image]. MYERS, Michael and Holbrook Teter

[San Francisco]: Zephyrus Image, 1970. First Edition. Very good.. First state of this scarce broadside printed by Holbrook Teter, Michael Myers' LOCAL JUNKIE famously graced telephone poles around Berkeley. An early work from Zephyrus Image. OCLC locates at most three holdings. An iconic work this influential West Coast artists' press. [Johnston p. 185]. Broadside. 12" x 6" approx. linocut in green on newsprint. Single fold at bottom edge not effecting image. Moderately toned, as common. Mild wear.... Read more about this item
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SGD 689.80
[Broadside] The Life of a British Sailor Saved by Morrison's Pill.  Morrison's Pills for Exportation.

[Broadside] The Life of a British Sailor Saved by Morrison's Pill. Morrison's Pills for Exportation.

London: O. Hodgson. NA. Good. Early use of humor in advertising of a medicine. N.d., late 1830s, according to British Museum. 38 by 27 cm. Hand-colored picture of a jolly shipwrecked sailor, his face ravaged by warts and sitting in what looks like a barrel in the middle of the ocean, a long pony tail trailing off and attracting the glances of smiling fish. The caption: "Never go to sea without a large box of Morrison's Pills they will save your life said the doctor and sure his honour was... Read more about this item
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SGD 793.27