Extraordinary Books and Manuscripts

12 Mar 2019, starting at 14:00 EDT .

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SBARRA, FRANCESCO. 1611-1668. Il pomo d'oro. Festa teatrale Rappresentata in Vienna per l'augustissime nozze delle sacre cesaree e Reali Maesta di Leopoldo e Margherita. Vienna: Matteo Cosmerovio, 1667.

SIR ISAAC NEWTON'S COPY, WITH DIRECT BEARING ON HIS RESEARCHES. GREAVES, JOHN. 1602-1652. Pyramidographia: or a Description of the Pyramids in Aegypt. London: George Badger, 1646.

King Philip's War. SHARPE, JOHN. Autographed Letter Signed ("John Sharpe"), to "My loving Master Thomas Meekins living at hatfield" [a former employer and mill owner], 2 pp, double bifolium, dated "mudiriver, 8 of the 1 mo" [Muddy River (part of Brookline), January 8th], 1676, written on upper recto, with integral address panel on lower verso,

THE SALEM MARTYR. COREY, GILES. 1611-1692. Autograph Document Signed with the mark of Giles Corey, being the waiver of the marriage dowry of Mary Bright (1664-1684), Corey's second wife, 1 p, folio leaf, [Salem, MA], May 20, 1681.

GERMAIN, PIERRE. 1703-1783. Elements d'orfevrerie divises en deuz parties de cinquante feuilles chacune. Paris: the Author, 1748.

SMITH, ADAM. 1723-1790. The Theory of Moral Sentiments. London: A. Millar, A. Kincaid and J. Bell, 1759.

FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. CHAMBERLIN, MASON, artist. B. Franklin of Philadelphia L.L.D., F.R.S. [London]: Chamberlin, [after 1762].

Massachusetts Provincial Congress, 1774. HANCOCK, JOHN. 1737-1793. Autograph Letter Signed ("John Hancock Chairman"), addressed to "Hon Samuel Dexter Esq," tall 8vo, 1 p, dated Cambridge November 29, 1774, written as President of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress, requesting Samuel Dexter's presence at a committee meeting,

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. In Congress, July 4, 1776. The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America. When in the Course of Human Events.... [Washington, D.C.: engraved by William J. Stone for Peter Force, after 1833.]

A THIRTEEN STAR CEREMONIAL AMERICAN FLAG. [Virginia], c.1826.

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