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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library. Established in 1848 by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. In 1839, French ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and prints exchange between American and French libraries. The Mayor of the City of Boston, Josiah Quincy, Jr., ...



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Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by "Scotia", (Pseudonym), author
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15 pages ; 23 cm
Topics: Object-teaching, Object-teaching -- 19th century, Education -- United States -- 19th century
...a submission to the Boston Redevelopment Authority concerning a proposed development project at the site of the historic Sears Building in Boston's Fenway neighborhood that involves the construction of new retail space and the conversion of the Sears Building to a parking garage to be known as "The Fenway"; includes information on the Partnership, cooperation agreement and other legal documents, environmental impact and mitigation information, an aerial view, etc.; this item was in...
Topics: Sears Building (Boston, Mass.), Building Reuse, Buildings, Development Projects, Environmental...
US Government Documents
by 1975 World Freedom Fair, Inc
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...sets forth the rationale for and tentative plans of a bicentennial celebration in Boston utilizing Columbia Point, the harbor islands and Squantum "Air Base"; the site would be used for a new community after the fair was over; includes cost estimates; this item was in the BRA collection..
Topics: Bicentennial Celebration -- Massachusetts Boston Proposals, Community development -- Massachusetts...
Source: bplgovdocs
Boston Public Library
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32 pages 17 cm
Topics: Slavery and the church, Slavery and the church
40 pages 22 cm
Topics: Sleigh, W. W. (William Willcocks), 1796- Abolitionism exposed!, American Anti-Slavery Society,...
Boston Public Library Booklists
by A committee of young adults librarians
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Topics: Bibliography, Frontier and pioneer life, Immigrants
US Government Documents
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...a summary of the results of an analysis made to establish the impact of foundation requirements peculiar to Boston's Back Bay on the cost of building in this area; this item was in the BRA collection..
Topics: Building Foundations, Foundations, Pilings
Source: bplgovdocs
US Government Documents
by A. W. Perry, Inc; HMM Associates; Jaymont (USA) Inc
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...report required by the BRA; provides detailed environmental studies on a proposed development project consisting of a new 22 story office building at 125 Summer Street in downtown Boston's financial district bounded by South Street, JFK Expressway and Lincoln Street; includes project description and environmental impact studies of the following: 1) pedestrian level wind, 2) shadow, 3) daylight, 4) transportation, 5) air quality, 6) noise, 7) historic preservation, 8) utilities, 9) energy and...
Topics: 125 Summer Street, Boston (Mass.), Development Projects, Downtown, Boston (Mass.), Environmental...
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Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by A., C. L; Old Residents' Association of Lowell (Mass.)
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Bound volume includes: 1. Edward St. Loe Livermore -- 2. Selections from the letters of the Hon. E.H. Mills -- 3. Longfellow's birthday -- 4. James Russell Lowell -- 5. William B. Ogden; and early days in Chicago -- 6. Memoir of Benjamin Peirce -- 7. The journal of Dr. Caleb Rea -- 8. William Reynolds, rear-admiral U.S.N. : John Fulton Reynolds, major-general U.S.V. -- 9. Memoir of John Lewis Russell -- 10. Tributes of the Massachusetts Historical Society to the memory of Hon. David Sears and...
Topic: Livermore, Edward St. Loe, 1762-1832
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by A.E. Kroeger; Kroeger, A. E. (Adolph Ernst), 1837-1882
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Bound with: Are we a nation? The question as it stood before the war / J.M. Bundy. 1861
Topics: United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865, United States -- History -- Civil War,...
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
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Topics: A.S. Gear, Machinery industry, Woodworking machinery, Metal-working machinery
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US Government Documents
by ALevizos, John P; Beckwith, Allen E
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...study of shopping habits and the implications for retail merchandising and promotion policies; based on surveys of women shoppers who live in a 35 mile radius of the downtown Boston area; the survey examines the suburban relationship to downtown retail shopping centers; this item was in the BRA collection..
Topics: Central Business District, Boston (Mass.), Retail trade, Consumers
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Boston Public Library
by Aanrud, Hans, 1863-1953; Poulsson, Laura E. (Laura Elizabeth), b. 1851
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BPL copy missing pages 144-148
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Topics: Aaron, Slaves, Slavery
Boston Public Library
by Aaron, Pietro, editor; Bates, Joshua, 1788-1864, former owner, donor. MB; Flam., Antonio (Flaminio), -1536; Faelli, Benedetto, -1523, bookseller; Boston Public Library, binder. MB
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Title within ornamental border. Printer's mark at end
Topic: Music theory
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Aaronsohn, Alexander
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Zicron-Jacob -- Pressed into the service -- The German propaganda -- Road-making and discharge -- The hidden amis -- The Suez campaign -- Fighting the locusts -- The Lebanon -- A robber baron of Palestine -- A rash adventure -- Escape
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
The Ticknor Library of Spanish and Portuguese Literature
by Abarca, Pedro, 1619-1693; Murgutio, Manuel, former owner, MB; Perez, Lucas, active 1684, printer; Imprenta Imperial (Spain), printer
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Vol. 2. has title: Segvnda parte de los anales historicos de los reyes de Aragon por el P. maesro Pedro Abarca de la Compania de Iesvs: del gremio de la Vniversidad de Salamanca: y sv cathedratico de prima de theologia ivbilado: prefecto de los estvdios de sv Colegio Real: y nuevamente cronista mayor del rey nvestro senor, eligido de sv magestad para los reynos de la Corona de Castilla. A la excelentissima senora dvqvesa de Segorbe y Cardona: Medinaceli, Alcala, &c
Topic: Aragon (Spain) -- History
The Ticknor Library of Spanish and Portuguese Literature
by Abarca, Pedro, 1619-1693; Murgutio, Manuel, former owner, MB; Perez, Lucas, active 1684, printer; Imprenta Imperial (Spain), printer
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Vol. 2. has title: Segvnda parte de los anales historicos de los reyes de Aragon por el P. maesro Pedro Abarca de la Compania de Iesvs: del gremio de la Vniversidad de Salamanca: y sv cathedratico de prima de theologia ivbilado: prefecto de los estvdios de sv Colegio Real: y nuevamente cronista mayor del rey nvestro senor, eligido de sv magestad para los reynos de la Corona de Castilla. A la excelentissima senora dvqvesa de Segorbe y Cardona: Medinaceli, Alcala, &c
Topic: Aragon (Spain) -- History
Boston Public Library
by Abbe, Cleveland, 1838-1916; Nichols, Mary Josephine Genung, b. 1876, joint comp
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viii, 511 p. 27 cm
Topics: Abbe, John, ca. 1613-ca. 1669, Abbey family
Topics: Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956, Book design
"Reproduced from the original Puterschein-Hingham edition designed and printed by Dorothy Abbe."
Topics: Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956, Book ornamentation, Stencil work
Boston Public Library
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iv, 276 p. ; 24 cm
US Government Documents
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...contains information about and illustrations of a proposed mixed use development project (office, retail space and parking garage) in downtown Boston's Midtown/Cultural/Theater District on a site bounded by Province and Bosworth Streets and Chapman Place; names development team; includes development review components (environmental impact, urban design, historic preservation, infrastructure, traffic, parking and construction management, etc.); copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Topics: Development Projects, Downtown, Boston (Mass.), Midtown Cultural District, Boston (Mass.), Province...
US Government Documents
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...concerns a proposed development project (office building with street level retail and an underground parking garage) on a site bounded by Province Street, Bosworth Street and Chapman Place in downtown Boston's Midtown Cultural District; includes information about the development team, the project area, public benefits, regulatory controls and permits, citizen participation and financing; also includes a transportation access plan, environmental impacts (wind, shadow, air quality,...
Topics: 45 Province Street, Boston (Mass.), Political participation, Development Projects, Environmental...
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Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Abbey, Edwin Austin, -1917
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6 pages 1., 3-173, [1] pages 1 leaf 21 cm
Topics: World War (1914-1918), World War, 1914-1918
Boston Public Library
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On cover: The arms of Baron Sudeley (Charles Douglas-Richard-Hanbury-Tracy) Toddington, county Gloucester, England
Topics: Tracy, Thomas, 1610-1685, Tracy family
xx, 197 p. ; 28 cm
Topic: Abbott family
Boston Public Library
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3 volumes : 22 cm
Topics: Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829 -- Biography, Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester,...
Boston Public Library
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3 volumes : 22 cm
Topics: Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829 -- Biography, Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester,...
Boston Public Library
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3 volumes : 22 cm
Topics: Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829 -- Biography, Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester,...
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Abbot, Everett V. (Everett Vergnies), 1862-1925
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Justice, Administration of
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Abbot, Francis Ellingwood, 1836-1903; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Abbot, Francis Ellingwood, 1836-1903, Freedom of religion,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Abbot, Francis Ellingwood, 1836-1903; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Abbot, Francis Ellingwood, 1836-1903, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library
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59 p. [7] p. 23 cm
Topic: United States Military Academy. Class of 1854
American Revolutionary War Manuscripts at the Boston Public Library
by Abbot, Samuel; Kneeland, John, 1729-1795; Boston Public Library. American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection
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Holograph, signed
Topic: Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775
Boston Public Library
by Abbot, William Ebenezer, 1810-1888
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vi, [7]-40 p., [1] leaf of plates : 19 cm
Boston Public Library
by Abbot, Willis J. (Willis John), 1863-1934, author; Read, E. J., illustrator; Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962, illustrator; Syndicate Publishing Company, publisher
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"Approved by leading officials connected with the great enterprise." --title
Topics: Panama -- Description and travel -- 1903-1946 -- Pictorial works, Panama -- History, Panama --...
Boston Public Library
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Autograph letter signed (1 sheet); regarding details about the life of Samuel Ringgold Ward
Topics: Ward, Samuel Ringgold, 1817-
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Charles, Baron Tenterden, 1762-1832; Story, Joseph, 1779-1845, ed; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; Boston Public Library) John Adams Library BRL
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Includes index
Topic: Maritime law
US Government Documents
by Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957; Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston, 1866-1948
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176 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Mothers' pensions, Maternal and infant welfare
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Abbott, Edward, 1841-1908; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Abbott, Edward, 1841-1908, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Abbott, Ernest Hamlin
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4 preliminary leaves, 140, [2] pages ; 19 cm
Topic: Child rearing
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Abbott, Ernest Hamlin
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4 preliminary leaves, 140, [2] pages ; 19 cm
Topic: Child rearing
Bound in brown publishers' cloth, stamped in gold
Topics: World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.), Musical instruments
Bound with Abbott, J. S. C. The mother at home. New York, 1833
Topic: Dickerman, Nathan W. (Nathan William), 1822-1830
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US Government Documents
by Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939; United States. Children's Bureau
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Topics: Maternal and infant welfare, Infants
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"Based on the secretary's annual report, 1909."
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Boston Public Library
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OCLC number: ocm02009614
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Added t.-p., illus
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm01989208
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Added series t.p
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm05814052
Boston Public Library
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OCLC number: ocm02010143
Topics: Children, Animals, Country life
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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160 p. 17 cm
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Topics: Boys, Play
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm17313357
OCLC number: ocm07878256
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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160 p. : 18 cm
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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180 p. : 16 cm
Topics: Children with disabilities, Money, Country life
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Added t.-p., illus
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm02003390
Boston Public Library
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OCLC number: ocm01995615
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm03475064
Boston Public Library
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OCLC number: ocm01221255
Topic: New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile fiction
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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160 p. : 18 cm
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Added t.-p., illustrated in colors
Topic: Peter I, Emperor of Russia, 1672-1725
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by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm02968860
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Franklin Square address in imprint
Topic: White Mountains -- Juvenile literature
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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Engraved series title plate precedes t.p
Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm04633736
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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OCLC number: ocm01995597
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879; Andrew, John, 1815-1875; Baker, Smith & Andrew. engraver
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Topic: Switzerland -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879; Author of the Rollo books
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OCLC number: ocm20041869
Boston Public Library
by Abbott, Jane, b. 1881; Taylor, Henry Weston, b. 1881 ill
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OCLC number: ocm01814992