Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The American Museum, or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, Vol.II, Numb.III, (Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1787), 101 pages with paper covers disbound from larger volume, 8vo (5.25" x 8.25"). A very rare and historically important journal from Philadelphia's American Museum, this institutional organ provided thinkers with an intellectual feast during the nation's earliest years. Essays collected for publication spanned all manner of topics, including business, agriculture, and current events. This particular issue addresses the upcoming National Constitutional Convention to be held in Philadelphia in an article entitled, " Resolutions of the assembly of the Pennsylvania, fixing the time and the order of electing delegates to convention". Even browning, very light foxing on several leaves. loose binding. Overall Very Good condition. Accompanying this item is an April, 1969 issue of "the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography". The journal contains an article by Robert W. Sellen entitled, "The American Museum, 1787-1792, As A Forum For Ideas Of American Foreign Policy". Fine condition.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 641

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 10 days left to consign to the 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $640,615