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Rare Book Room copy number 61 of 250; with portrait of President McKinley pasted on the upper cover; tied with a purple cord; includes a service bulletin from a memorial service in honor of President McKinley at the Delaware Avenue Baptist Church

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A collection of postcards (21) advertising the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York in 1901, and of passes (8) issued by the Exposition for admission either for a day or for the entire season. Includes one printed silk bookmark commemorating…

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Mounted newspaper clippings from local newspapers addressing a variety of topics concerning the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Special attention is paid to female participation, including the work of the Board of Women Managers appointed…

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Mounted newspaper clippings from local newspapers addressing a variety of topics concerning the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Special attention is paid to female participation, including the work of the Board of Women Managers appointed…

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Mounted newspaper clippings from local newspapers addressing a variety of topics concerning the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Special attention is paid to female participation, including the work of the Board of Women Managers appointed…

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Official publications of the Pan-American Exposition of 1901 describe only two sideshow-esque displays on people of African descent, "The Old Plantation" and "Darkest Africa."  There is no mention of a very different third exhibit, which aimed to be…

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Mother Hubbard​, re-issued by John Lane Company in 1913, was written and illustrated by Walter Crane [1845-1915]. His version of this nursery rhyme ​was first published in 1873. Crane's irreverent treatment of the classic Mother Hubbard plays…

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The Emperor's New Clothes, is a selection from Stories of Hans Andersen published in New York and London in 1911. This book contains twenty eight tipped in color plates illustrated by Edmund Dulac [1882-1953]. His fantastic imagery lends a dream-like…

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The Story of Fortunata, is a selection from A Fairy Garland. This signed, limited edition of A Fairy Garland; Being Fairy Tales from the Old French that is illustrated by Edmund Dulac [1882-1953] and was published in 1928 was gifted to the Buffalo &…

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Two selected stories from The Fables of Aesop. Illustrated by Thomas Bewick [1759-1828], the lauded naturalist illustrator, this 1818 edition of The Fables of Aesop ​is specially bound with a title page and 50 plates from an earlier 1793 London…
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