Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak. Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation.

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Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak. Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation.

Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak. Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation.

Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Jay I. Kislak. Sold to Benefit the Kislak Family Foundation.

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Adams, John Quincy | Presentation copy of Adams's speech

1. Adams, John Quincy | Presentation copy of Adams's speech

(Almanac) | From the library of Madame Pompadour

2. (Almanac) | From the library of Madame Pompadour

(American Gazetteer) | With maps based on the cartography of Emanuel Bowen

3. (American Gazetteer) | With maps based on the cartography of Emanuel Bowen

[American Revolutionary War] |  A Spanish record of Parliament's reaction to General John Burgoyne's surrender

4. [American Revolutionary War] | A Spanish record of Parliament's reaction to General John Burgoyne's surrender

Andros, Sir Edmund, and Sir George Carteret | An important group of documents pertaining to government in the North East

5. Andros, Sir Edmund, and Sir George Carteret | An important group of documents pertaining to government in the North East

Apess, William | A scarce missionary narrative by an indigenous author

6. Apess, William | A scarce missionary narrative by an indigenous author

Armstrong, Louis | Autograph letter signed to his agent, thanking him for sending $1,000 while on the road

7. Armstrong, Louis | Autograph letter signed to his agent, thanking him for sending $1,000 while on the road

Armstrong, Louis | Armstrong answers a questionnaire on the social role of the musician

8. Armstrong, Louis | Armstrong answers a questionnaire on the social role of the musician

Audubon, John James | First octavo edition of Quadrupeds, in the original wrappers

9. Audubon, John James | First octavo edition of Quadrupeds, in the original wrappers

[Baynton, Benjamin] | Evidently the only copy to appear at auction since 1935

10. [Baynton, Benjamin] | Evidently the only copy to appear at auction since 1935

[Beverley, Robert] | The earliest history of Virginia

11. [Beverley, Robert] | The earliest history of Virginia

Booth, John Wilkes | Document signed, being a receipt for five months rent due Booth's sister

12. Booth, John Wilkes | Document signed, being a receipt for five months rent due Booth's sister

[Booth, John Wilkes] | One of the most reproduced portraits of the infamous Lincoln assassin, boldly signed

13. [Booth, John Wilkes] | One of the most reproduced portraits of the infamous Lincoln assassin, boldly signed

Bourne, William | 'neare unto the coast of America'

14. Bourne, William | 'neare unto the coast of America'

Bourne, William | From the Celebrated Library of Boies Penrose

15. Bourne, William | From the Celebrated Library of Boies Penrose

Brant, Joseph (Thayendanegea) | A scarce autograph letter by the great Mohawk leader Joseph Brant

16. Brant, Joseph (Thayendanegea) | A scarce autograph letter by the great Mohawk leader Joseph Brant

Bry, Theodor de, Johann Theodor de, and Johann Israel de | The Perrette set of the most influential of all collections of voyages

17. Bry, Theodor de, Johann Theodor de, and Johann Israel de | The Perrette set of the most influential of all collections of voyages

(Civil War) — Allgauer, Charles F. | A collection of original pencil illustrations of Civil War scenes at Fort Pickens

18. (Civil War) — Allgauer, Charles F. | A collection of original pencil illustrations of Civil War scenes at Fort Pickens

(Continental Congress) | One of the most important congressional precursors of the Declaration of Independence

19. (Continental Congress) | One of the most important congressional precursors of the Declaration of Independence

(Continental Congress) | Letters from members of the Continental Congress from New Jersey

20. (Continental Congress) | Letters from members of the Continental Congress from New Jersey

Copernicus, Nicolaus | A significant association copy of the 1566 De Revolutionibus

21. Copernicus, Nicolaus | A significant association copy of the 1566 De Revolutionibus

Cortés, Martín | Propagandist for Empire

22. Cortés, Martín | Propagandist for Empire

[Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume St. Jean de] | The book that attracted “more readers to America than any other book of the period”

23. [Crevecoeur, Michel Guillaume St. Jean de] | The book that attracted “more readers to America than any other book of the period”

Cunninghame, William | A firsthand account of the the 1759 invasion of Guadeloupe

24. Cunninghame, William | A firsthand account of the the 1759 invasion of Guadeloupe

Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet | The "most splendid collection of charts, plans, and views ever published."

25. Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet | The "most splendid collection of charts, plans, and views ever published."

Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet | Charts from Des Barres in unusually fresh condition

26. Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet | Charts from Des Barres in unusually fresh condition

[Dickens, Charles]  | Martin Chuzzlewit in parts

27. [Dickens, Charles] | Martin Chuzzlewit in parts

Drake, Francis S. | First edition, extra-illustrated copy

28. Drake, Francis S. | First edition, extra-illustrated copy

Drayton, John | The American Revolution in the South

29. Drayton, John | The American Revolution in the South

Dulac, Edmund | "The Palace that to Heav'n his pillars threw," original drawing from the Rubáiyát

30. Dulac, Edmund | "The Palace that to Heav'n his pillars threw," original drawing from the Rubáiyát

Elliot, Daniel Giraud | "Now and forever"

31. Elliot, Daniel Giraud | "Now and forever"

(Florida) | An abstract of East Florida in primary documents

32. (Florida) | An abstract of East Florida in primary documents

(Florida) | A fascinating look at nineteenth-century pineapple plantations

33. (Florida) | A fascinating look at nineteenth-century pineapple plantations

[Fore-edge Paintings] | Eleven volumes with charming scenic paintings

34. [Fore-edge Paintings] | Eleven volumes with charming scenic paintings

Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"] | The 1763 issue of this renowned almanac

35. Franklin, Benjamin ["Richard Saunders"] | The 1763 issue of this renowned almanac

Franklin Search Chart | An exceedingly rare Arctic map

36. Franklin Search Chart | An exceedingly rare Arctic map

Galvão, António | A landmark in the literature of Portuguese expansion in the east

37. Galvão, António | A landmark in the literature of Portuguese expansion in the east

Gauld, George | A fine archive, including letters concerning naval affairs during the American Revolution

38. Gauld, George | A fine archive, including letters concerning naval affairs during the American Revolution

George III, King | A letter to Lord Sandwich, discussing Captain Cook and American privateers

39. George III, King | A letter to Lord Sandwich, discussing Captain Cook and American privateers

Hamilton, George | The rare first edition on the Bounty mutineers

40. Hamilton, George | The rare first edition on the Bounty mutineers

Hariot, Thomas, [and John White] — Theodor de Bry and Johann Theodor de Bry | The Streeter copy of Hariot's Virginia

41. Hariot, Thomas, [and John White] — Theodor de Bry and Johann Theodor de Bry | The Streeter copy of Hariot's Virginia

Harris, John | First edition of his collection of voyages

42. Harris, John | First edition of his collection of voyages

[Hewat, Alexander] | The earliest history of South Carolina and Georgia

43. [Hewat, Alexander] | The earliest history of South Carolina and Georgia

Hill, Ambrose Powell |  "I hope to be able to get this to you, through a flag of truce"

44. Hill, Ambrose Powell | "I hope to be able to get this to you, through a flag of truce"

Holden, Lawrence Neville | A remarkable written and photographic account of an Arctic expedition

45. Holden, Lawrence Neville | A remarkable written and photographic account of an Arctic expedition

Jackson, Andrew | Writing as Governor of Florida regarding Native American affairs

46. Jackson, Andrew | Writing as Governor of Florida regarding Native American affairs

(Jamaica) — Lieutenant George Anson | "Immoral but historical letters. Shewing the profligate life of our officers of the Army..."

47. (Jamaica) — Lieutenant George Anson | "Immoral but historical letters. Shewing the profligate life of our officers of the Army..."

(Jamaica and the Bahamas) | A series of original watercolor views of Port Royal

48. (Jamaica and the Bahamas) | A series of original watercolor views of Port Royal