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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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by Vidrine, Jacqueline Olivier
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Spine title: Védrines--Vidrine
Topic: Vedrines family
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by Gaylord, Mary Tuttle, 1905-
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topic: Tuttle family
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Typewritten
Topic: Seward family
3 preliminary leaves, [3]-446 pages, 1 leaf 21 cm
Topic: Conduct of life
Boston Public Library
by Seymour, Frederick H. A
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Includes index
Topics: Art, Artists
Compiled by Harold E. Frye, 1992-
Topics: Tingle family, Tingley, Samuel, ca. 1638-1666
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Bradford, Gamaliel, 1763-1824; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; An officer of the establishment at Charlestown; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p.: "Presented to the Adams Library of Quincy by Thomas Greenleaf."
Topics: Massachusetts State Prison, Prisons -- Massachusetts, Correctional institutions -- Massachusetts...
"Appendix: Proceedings of the Suffolk bar", p. [29]-30. "Proceedings of the Supreme court", p. 31-34
Topics: Prescott, William, 1762-1844, Funeral sermons
Source: bplgrhum
429, [12] p. 23 cm
Topics: Alden, John, 1599-1687, Alden family, Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony), Massachusetts -- Biography
US Government Documents
by United States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Description based on: No. 211
Topics: Animals, Wildlife conservation, Game and game-birds, Fishes
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by Randall, R. Ferris (Robert Ferris), 1927-
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Cover title
Topics: Tooze family, Tozer, Richard, d. 1675
Boston Public Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: United States. Civil Aeronautics Board, Aeronautics, Commercial
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Tourneur, Pierre Prime Félicien le, translator; Guizot, M. (François), 1787-1874, author of introduction, etc; Pichot, Amédée, d 1795-1877, editor
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1. Vie de Shakespeare / [Par Guizot]. Vénus et Adonis. La mort de Lucrèce. Choix de sonnets. Hamlet -- 2. La Tempête. Coriolan. Jules-César -- 3. Antoine et Cléopâtre. Les méprises. Macbeth -- 4. Timon d'Athènes. Le songe d'été. Roméo et Juliette -- 5. Othello. Les deux gentilshommes de Vérone. Troïlus et Cressida -- 6. Le roi Lear. Comme il vous plaira. Titus Andronicus -- 7. Beaucoup de bruit pour rien. Cymbeline. La douzième nuit, ou ce que vous voudrez -- 8. La vie et la mort...
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by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Tourneur, Pierre Prime Félicien le, translator; Guizot, M. (François), 1787-1874, author of introduction, etc; Pichot, Amédée, d 1795-1877, editor
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1. Vie de Shakespeare / [Par Guizot]. Vénus et Adonis. La mort de Lucrèce. Choix de sonnets. Hamlet -- 2. La Tempête. Coriolan. Jules-César -- 3. Antoine et Cléopâtre. Les méprises. Macbeth -- 4. Timon d'Athènes. Le songe d'été. Roméo et Juliette -- 5. Othello. Les deux gentilshommes de Vérone. Troïlus et Cressida -- 6. Le roi Lear. Comme il vous plaira. Titus Andronicus -- 7. Beaucoup de bruit pour rien. Cymbeline. La douzième nuit, ou ce que vous voudrez -- 8. La vie et la mort...
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Boston Public Library
by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Place of publication varies
Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
Boston Public Library
by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
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by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
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by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
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by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
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by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
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by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
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by Music Library Association. New England Chapter
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Topics: Music Library Association. New England Chapter, Music libraries, Music librarianship, Music
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Roberts, Ellis H. (Ellis Henry), 1827-1918
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Includes index, Vol. 2
Topic: New York (State) -- History
Boston Public Library
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195 p. ; 20 cm
Topic: Christian Science
Source: bplgrhum
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by Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852, composer; Moran, P. K. (Peter K.), -1831, arranger of music; Dubois & Stodart, publisher
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Caption title
Topics: Songs (Medium voice) with piano, Songs (Medium voice) with piano
Signatures: Áı
Topics: Catholic emancipation, Anti-Catholicism, Anti-Catholicism, Catholics, Dissenters, Religious,...
206 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Bailey family
US Government Documents
by Massachusetts. Board of Education; United States. District Court (Massachusetts)
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Cover title
Topic: School integration
Source: bplgovdocs
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by International Narcotic Education Association; Conference of Committees of the World Conference on Narcotic Education and International Narcotic Education Association
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volumes ; 23 cm
Topics: World Narcotic Defense Association, Narcotics, Drug abuse
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by Massachusetts. Commission on Indian Affairs
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v. ; 28 cm
Topics: Massachusetts. Commission on Indian Affairs, Massachusetts. Commission on Indian Affairs, Indians...
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by United States. Commission on Training Camp...; United States. Commission on Training Camp Activities. Military Entertainment Committee, creator, issuing body
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76 pages, 6 leaves of plates : 25 cm
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- United States, Soldiers -- Recreation -- United States -- 20th century,...
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by Royal Black Institution. Grand Black Chapter of the City of Belfast
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Description based on: Oct. 1908/Apr. 1909 v
Topics: Royal Black Institution. Grand Black Chapter of the City of Belfast, Orangemen
US Government Documents
by Massachusetts. Special Commission on Taxation
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Issued in the series of Massachusetts House documents
Topic: Taxation
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by Massachusetts. Special Commission on Taxation
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Issued in the series of Massachusetts House documents
Topic: Taxation
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by Massachusetts. Special Commission on Taxation
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Issued in the series of Massachusetts House documents
Topic: Taxation
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: United States. Congress. Senate, United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Ethics
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by United States. Articles of Confederation; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Régnier, Claude-Ambroise, duc de Massa, 1746-1814; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner
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Ford, P.L. Franklin bibliography
Topic: Constitutions -- United States
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Rousset de Missy, Jean, 1686-1762; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. MB (BRL); John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) MB (BRL)
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Vol. 13.2 has title: Le procès entre la Grand-Bretagne et l'Espagne ou Recueil des traitez, conventions, mémoires & autres piéces touchant les demêlez entre ces deux couronnes
Topics: Treaties, International law
The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
by Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
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Vol. 1: Printed by W. Justins, sold by C. Dilly
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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"Originally published in the Boston Daily Atlas."--t.p
Topics: Stuart, Moses, 1780-1852, Slavery, Slavery in the Bible
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library
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Vols. 7-9, 1930 also called ser. 2, v. 1-3. Cf. Union list of serials
Topic: Music
Source: bplmusic
US Government Documents
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Health
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4 v. (iv, 1659 p.) 24 cm
Topics: Human experimentation in medicine, Medicine
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by Moore, J., bookseller; Dauce, Dan, former owner. MB; Newburyport Public Library, former owner. MB
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"To be continued annually."
Topics: British, British
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by Nahant Hotel Co. (Nahant, Mass.), issuing body
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7 pages : 24 cm
Topic: Nahant (Mass.) -- Description and travel -- 19th century
Boston Public Library
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Signed at end: Laharpe
Topics: Political parties, Jacobins
Source: bplsc
US Government Documents
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations; United States. Treaties, etc. Russia (Soviet Union), June 18, 1979
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pt. 1. July 9-12, 1979 -- pt. 2. July 16-19, 1979 -- July 25 - August 2, 1979 -- pt. 6. Markup
Topic: Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
US Government Documents
by MFPA, Inc
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...describes a proposed clinical and medical research development project consisting of two buildings on a site on Washington, Oak and Ash Streets in downtown Boston's South Cove neighborhood as a part of the New England Medical Center; includes information on traffic, parking and construction issues; also includes environmemntal impacts (wind, noise, air and water quality, groundwater, shadows, etc.) and sections on urban design, historic resources, infrastructure, etc.; this item was in the...
Topics: Development Projects, Environmental impact analysis, Health facilities, Medical Research...
US Government Documents
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...states the need for, and describes a Model Cities Neighborhood Development Program (NDP) for low to moderate income affordable housing that will include a series of recreation and open spaces as well as parking in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood; evaluates this community and economic development proposal to improve the quality of life in this urban renewal area using what appears to be federal guidelines; a table provides statistics on the expansion of low and moderate income housing...
Topics: Housing -- Massachusetts Boston Dorchester, Community development -- Massachusetts Boston...
Source: bplgovdocs
Boston Public Library
by Barère, B. (Bertrand), 1755-1841; Charpentier. prt; France. Convention nationale; France. Convention nationale. Comité de salut public
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Caption title
Topics: Poor, Public welfare
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iii, 50 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Budget -- United States, Fiscal policy -- United States, United States -- Appropriations and...
iii, 60 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Budget -- United States, Deficit financing -- United States, United States -- Economic policy...
iii, 132 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Health care reform -- United States, National health insurance -- United States, Insurance, Health...
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Contains ode by Rev. Samuel Haven, p. 21 and an ode by Mr. Lovett, p. 23
Topic: Salem (Mass.). New South Meeting House
Source: bplgrhum
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
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19 pages ; 23 cm
Topics: First Church (Hadley, Mass.), Church dedication sermons -- Massachusetts -- Hadley -- 19th century,...
Wing
Topics: James II, King of England, 1633-1701, Church of England, Sermons, English
University Place Book Shop, New York, N.Y.;
Topic: Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649
34 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Nahant Church (Nahant, Mass.), Sermons, American -- Massachusetts -- Nahant -- 19th century, Nahant...
Boston Public Library
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OCLC number: ocm02478366
Topics: Table, Menus, Entertaining
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by Austin, Jane G. (Jane Goodwin), 1831-1894
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1 p. ., [5]-142 p. 24 cm
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by Goodwin, H. B. (Hannah Bradbury), 1827-1893
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463 p. ; 21 cm
Source: bplgrhum
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by Cañete, Manuel, 1822-1891; Rivadeneyra, Manuel, 1805-1872, publisher
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in 19th-century brown morocco panelled in blind and gilt. The gilt armorial super-ex-libris of the Spanish monarchy (Bourbon) is present on both covers. An author's inscription, present on the front flyleaf, reads: "Sen̋ora: A los R.P. de V.A. -- Manuel Can̋ete."
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by Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599; Child, Francis James, 1825-1896, ed
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5 v. 17 cm
Source: bplgrsci
iii, 46 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Administrative agencies -- United States Management, Waste in government spending -- United States,...
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US Government Documents
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...briefly outlines history of the Navy Yard; lists specific buildings in the area giving their dates of construction, names of architects and capsule descriptions; presents major aspects of a development proposal; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection; another copy is on M3.B16/RA/73.13..
Topics: Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.), Architecture, Buildings, Parks, Dates of Construction, Historic sites
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Abolitionists, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
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by Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
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vi, 324 p. 19 1/2 cm
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by Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844; Blake, Martha R., former owner; Hayday, James, 1796-1872, binder
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Advertisements on p. [1] at end
...discusses the need for an agreement whereby the Port Authority would reimburse the city in some way for fire protection services it receives..
Topics: Massachusetts Port Authority, Fire extinction
US Government Documents
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...surveys and evaluates maintenance services in the city departments; identifies problems and proposed remedies; lists job titles and number of positions in the maintenance staff of each department..
Topics: Buildings, Custodial Services, Civil service
US Government Documents
by Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission
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89 p.; maps, ill., bibliography ; cm
Topics: Castle Island, Boston (Mass.), Harbors -- Massachusetts -- Boston, Islands -- Massachusetts --...
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by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, bibliographic antecedent; Weintraub, Michael R., bookseller. MB
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Cover title
Topics: Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731, Castaways, Sailors, Children's stories, Swedish, English fiction
No more published?
Topic: Gift books
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Burnham, Clara Louise, 1854-1927, author
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361 pages ; 22 cm
Topic: Romance fiction
Houghton Mifflin Company Trade Book Archival Collection
by Briggs, Le Baron Russell, 1855-1934
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viii, pages, 2 leaves, 232 pages, 1 leaf 19 cm
Topics: Education, Higher, Education, Education, Education, Higher
Boston Public Library
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Half title
Topic: Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804
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