Ian Brabner, Bookseller
Vendor. Established in 1995 and member of An Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) since 2005. Ian Brabner, Bookseller is located in Wilmington, DE and specializes in 18th & 19th century Americana.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Memorandum book of the Boston Brass Band compiled by S. S. Pearce, listing performances, venues, names of musicians, and amounts paid in 1837. The Band played at venues in New England, including Faneuil Hall and Boston Common, and at parades, military musters, and funerals. The second part of the book records an Atlantic sea voyage taken in August 1838.
Open for research. Volume is fragile and should be used with care.
Collection is open for research.
Bound manuscript written in 19th-century cursive script. Unpublished, satirical, anti-Catholic, fantasy narrative that is an extended allegory of the Ritualism controversy that gripped the Anglican and Protestant Episcopal churches in the late 19th century. The alternative title "The Ritooralists" and the name "Edward Cobblestone" (presumably a pseudonym) are crossed out on the title page.
Open for research.
Diary relating the author's travels in Europe, including his stays in Paris and at a school in Plauen, Germany, and his trips with his family to spas in Carlsbad and Franzenbad.
Open for research; digital version also available.
Daily ledger kept by Otis Gray Randall during the first three years of his dry goods business at 345 Washington St., Boston. The ledger records both business and personal expenses.
Available for research.
Diary of Mary Johanna Rhodes Wild, detailing her daily life in Brookline, Massachusetts, as the wife of homeopathic doctor Charles Wild. Wild discusses housekeeping, finances, and marital discord, as well as her reading, occasional travels, and circle of friends and family. The volume includes 12 pages of a diary by her mother, Mary Throop Cushing Rhodes.
Open for research; digital version also available. Volume is fragile and should be used with care.