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  • The lithographs of Stow Wengenroth, 1931-1972 / by Ronald and Joan Stuckey ; with essays by Albert Reese, Sinclair Hitchings, and Paul Swenson ; and a foreword by Philip J. McNiff.

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    • [Boston] : Boston Public Library ; [New York : distributed by Crown Publishers], c1974.
    • 1974
    • 1 item
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    Text MDG+ (Wengenroth) 75-2072Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Shop talk : papers on historical business and commercial records of New England delivered before a symposium held November 2, 1973, at the Boston Public Library / edited by James Lawton.

    • Text
    • Boston : Boston Public Library, 1975.
    • 1975
    • 1 item
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    Text JLE 76-2682Offsite
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  • Ralph Adams Cram, American medievalist / by Douglass Shand Tucci.

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    • [Boston] : Boston Public Library, 1975.
    • 1975
    • 1 item
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    Text MQZ (Cram) 77-1064SASB M1 - Art & Architecture Rm 300

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  • Clare Leighton : an exhibition : American sheaves, English seed corn.

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    • [Boston : Boston Public Library, c1978]
    • 1978
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text MDG (Leighton) 80-375Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Maury A. Bromsen lecture in humanistic bibliography, [copy 2]

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    • Boston, Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston.
    • 1 item
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    Text *KSD 80-202Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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  • Boston then & now : 59 Boston sites photographed in the past and present / Peter Vanderwarker, with the assistance of the Boston Public Library ; with a foreword by Robert Campbell.

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    • New York : Dover Publications, c1982.
    • 1982
    • 1 item
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    Text IQH (Boston) 83-2046Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121

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  • Sacco-Vanzetti, developments and reconsiderations, 1979 : conference proceedings.

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    • Boston : Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1982.
    • 1982
    • 1 item
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    Text JLF 84-1661Offsite
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  • Irwin D. Hoffman, an artist's life : essays on the artistic career of Irwin D. Hoffman / with commentary by the artist on an exhibition of his work in the Boston Public Library in 1981.

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    • Boston : Boston Public Library, 1982.
    • 1982
    • 1 item
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    Text 3-MCX H695 85-37SASB M1 - Art & Architecture Rm 300

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  • Massachusetts temperance societies' publications : a bibliography of nineteenth-century materials held in the Boston Public Library, the American Antiquarian Society, and the Massachusetts Historical Society / Earl Taylor, Roberta Zonghi.

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    • New York : Garland Pub., 1984.
    • 1984
    • 1 item
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    Text JLD 85-2157Offsite
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  • Perón era political pamphlets and monographs : guide to the microfiche collection / Joseph Criscenti, editorial advisor.

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    • Bethesda, Md. : Congressional Information Service, c1988.
    • 1988
    • 1 item
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    Text *XMB-2130+ [Guide]Offsite
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  • Perón era political pamphlets and monographs [microform].

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    • Bethesda, MD : Congressional Information Service, 1988.
    • 1988
  • The collection of musicians' portraits owned by the Aeolian Company [microform] : on exhibition at the Boston Public Library, April-May / catalogued by Gustav Kobbé.

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    • Boston : [s.n.], 1916.
    • 1916
  • Catalogue of the American portion of the library of the Rev. Thomas Prince With a memoir, and list of his publications. by Wm. H. Whitmore.

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    • Boston, J.K. Wiggin & W.P. Lunt, 1868.
    • 1868
    • 4 items

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    Text JFD 92-7973Offsite
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    Text *KAF (America) (Boston. Public Library. Prince Collection. Catalogue of the American portion of the library)Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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  • Drawings from Boston : selections from the Boston Public Library collections : 100 works by 50 living artists with ties to Boston.

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    • Lincoln, Mass. : DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, [1987]
    • 1987
    • 1 item
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    Text 3-MBH+ 92-17683Schwarzman Building M2 - Art and Architecture Room 300

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  • Working proof : Experimental Etching Studio / essays by David Acton, Deborah Cornell and Rebecca Nemser ; foreword by Sinclair Hitchings.

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    • Boston : Boston Public Library, 1992.
    • 1992
    • 1 item
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    Text MDBF 93-13027Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Alexandre Vattemare papers, 1817-1889, bulk (1839-1864)

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    • 1817-1889

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  • African-Americans in Boston : more than 350 years / by Robert C. Hayden ; foreword by Joyce Ferriabough.

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    • Boston : Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, 1991.
    • 1991
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc E 95-92Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • A memorial of Joshua Bates, from the city of Boston.

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    • Boston, Printed by order of the City council, 1865.
    • 1865
    • 2 items
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    Text AN (Bates) (Boston. City council. Memorial of Joshua Bates)Schwarzman Building M2 - General Research Room 315

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    Text AN (Bates) (Boston. City council. Memorial of Joshua Bates)Offsite
  • Some materials for a bibliography of the official publications of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789 / collected and annotated by Paul Leicester Ford.

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    • Boston : Printed by order of the Trustees, 1890.
    • 1890
    • 1 item
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    Text IDF+ (Ford, P. L. Some materials for a bibliography of the official publications of the Continental Congress. 1890)Offsite
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  • Check list for American local history, Reprinted with additions from the Bulletins of the Boston public library, Compiled by Frederic Beecher Perkins.

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    • Boston , Press of Rockwell & Churchill, 1876.
    • 1876
    • 1 item
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    Text IXZ (Perkins, F. B. Check list for American local)Schwarzman Building M2 - Milstein Division Room 121

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  • Classified index to the maps in the publications of the Geological Society of London, 1811-1885 / by Richard Bliss.

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    • Boston : Printed by order of the trustees [Boston Public Library], 1887.
    • 1887-1887
    • 1 item
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    Text Map Div. (Bliss, R. Classified index to the maps in the publications of the Geological society of London)Schwarzman Building M2 - Map Division Room 117

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  • A description of Edwin Austin Abbey's Quest of the Holy Grail; a frieze in the Boston Public Library.

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    • Boston, Association Publications, 1936.
    • 1936
    • 1 item
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    Text MCX A12.B7 (Baxter, S. Description of Edwin Austin Abbey's Quest of the Holy Grail)SASB M1 - Art & Architecture Rm 300

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  • Print collecting today; a symposium held in the Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, on May 3, 1968. The speakers: Arthur Vershbow, Sinclair Hitchings [and] R. E. Lewis.

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    • Boston [Printed for the Boston Public Library by the Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vt.; supplied by Worldwide Books, inc., Boston] 1969.
    • 1969
    • 1 item
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    Text MDC (Boston. Public Library. Print collecting today)Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Art & education; a symposium held in the Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, on May 6, 1966, celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Albert H. Wiggin Collection of prints and drawings as a public collection. Speakers: David McCord, David B. Little [and] Sinclair H. Hitchings.

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    • Boston, 1966.
    • 1966
    • 1 item
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    Text MDE (Boston. Public library. Art and education)Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Education in the graphic arts; a symposium held in the Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, on May 5, 1967. The speakers: Ray Nash, Fritz Eichenberg [and] Frederick Walkey.

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    • Boston, 1969.
    • 1969
    • 1 item
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    Text MDB (Boston. Public Library. Education in the graphic arts)Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Etched in sunlight; fifty years in the graphic arts.

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    • [Boston] Boston Public Library, 1968.
    • 1968
    • 1 item
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    Text MDG+ (Chamberlain) (Chamberlain, S. Etched in sunlight)Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Contemporary French prints.

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    • [Boston] : Boston Public Library, [1952]
    • 1952
  • The Newbery medal books, 1922-1933; their authors, illustrators and publishers, by Muriel E. Cann.

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    • Boston, Mass., Pub. by the Trustees of the Public Library, 1934.
    • 1934
  • The idyll of Brook farm as revealed by unpublished letters in the Boston Public Library.

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    • Boston, Mass., Published by the trustees of the Public Library [1937]
    • 1937
  • The first letter of Christopher Columbus to the noble lord Raphael Sanchez, announcing the discovery of America. Reproduced in fac-simile from the copy of the Latin version of 1493 now in the Boston Public Library, to which is added Mr. Major's translation.

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    • Boston, Published by the trustees, 1890.
    • 1890
    • 1 item
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    Text *KB+ 1493 (Columbus, C. First letter of Christopher Columbus to the noble lord Raphael Sanchez, announcing the discovery of America)Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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  • Catalogue of books on philately in the Public Library of the City of Boston ... By the Boston Philatelic Society.

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    • Derby, Conn., Press of D.H. Bacon & Co., 1903.
    • 1903
  • Into the streets, 1947-1976 : photographs of Boston / by Jules Aarons ; with an introduction by Bernard Margolis ; edited and with commentary by Aaron Schmidt.

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    • [Boston] : Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston, c1999.
    • 1999
    • 1 item
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    Text MFX (Aarons) 00-10800Schwarzman Building - Art & Architecture Room 300

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  • Shakespeare in Hungary; his plays on the stage and his influence in literature and life, by Zoltán Haraszti.

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    • Boston, Mass., The Trustees of the Public Library, 1929.
    • 1929-1929
  • First ceramic exhibition, Boston Public Library ... Fine arts exhibition room, March 1st to March 28th, 1937 [microform]

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    • [Belmont, Mass., 1937]
    • 1937
    • 1 item
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    Text *ZM 3-MAR p.v. 670-679Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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  • The old stock company school of acting [microform] a study of the Boston Museum, by Edward William Mammen.

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    • Boston, Mass., Pub. by the Trustees of the Public Library, 1945.
    • 1945-1944
  • The Boston Public Library quarterly.

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    • Boston : The Trustees, 1949-[1960]
    • 1949-1960
    • 6 items
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    Text *HND (Boston) (Boston. Public library. Boston public library quarterly) v. 10-12 no. 2 Jan. 1958-Apr. 1960 & Index 1-10 1954-58Offsite
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    Text *HND (Boston) (Boston. Public library. Boston public library quarterly) v. 8-9 1956-57Offsite
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    Text *HND (Boston) (Boston. Public library. Boston public library quarterly) v. 6-7 1954-55Offsite
  • The Holy Grail [microform] an explanation of the meaning of the series of panels composing Edwin A. Abbey's frieze decoration in the Boston public library.

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    • Boston, Curtis & Cameron, 1904.
    • 1904
    • 1 item
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    Text *ZM-100 MCW p.v. 4Schwarzman Building M1 - Microforms Room 315

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  • A guide to serial publications founded prior to 1918 and now or recently current in Boston, Cambridge, and vicinity, compiled and edited with the co-operation of a committee of librarians and other scholars.

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    • Boston, The Trustees of the Public Library, 1922-36.
    • 1
    • 1 item
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    Text *D (Homer, T. J. Guide to serial publications founded prior to 1918 and now or recently current in Boston, Cambridge, and vicinity) no. 1-6 (A-Ret)Offsite
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  • Proof in print : a community of printmaking studios : Artist's Proof, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Mixit Print Studio, Somerville, Massachusetts, Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg, South Africa, Hand Press Workshop, Somerville, Massachusetts.

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    • Boston, Mass. : Boston Public Library in cooperation with Mixit Print Studio, 2001.
    • 2001
    • 1 item
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    Text MDBF+ 01-12342 Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • Strings attached : Dorothy Abbe, her work and WAD / Anne C. Bromer.

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    • Boston : Boston Public Library : Society of Printers : [Bromer Booksellers, distributor], 2001.
    • 2001
    • 1 item
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    Text *KP (Wild Carrot) 05-149Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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  • Secular sacred : 11th-16th century works from the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / edited by Nancy Netzer.

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    • Chestnut Hill, MA : McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College ; [Chicago] : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, c2006.
    • 2006
    • 1 item
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    Text JQG 06-901Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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  • Light verse / David McCord.

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    • Boston : Boston Public Library, 1987
    • 1987
    • 1 item
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    Text Rare Books 09-277Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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  • Joan of Arc : rare books and objects of art from the Cardinal Wright Collection of the Boston Public Library / Deborah Fraioli with Earle Havens.

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    • Boston, Mass. : Boston Public Library, c2006.
    • 2006
    • 1 item
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    Text JQG 10-240Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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  • The extravagant ambassador : the true story of Alexandre Vattemare, the french ventriloquist who changed the world / General editors, Earle Havens, Acting Keeper of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Boston Public Library [and] Pierre-Alain Tilliette, Conservateur en chef à la Bibliothèque administrative de la Ville de Paris.

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    • Paris : Passage ; Paris : Paris bibliothèques ; Boston : Boston Public Library, 2007.
    • 2007
    • 1 item
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    Text JFF 10-663Schwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315

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  • A memorial of Joshua Bates [electronic resource] / from the city of Boston.

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    • Boston : Printed by order of the City Council, 1865
    • 1865
    • 1 resource

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  • An address delivered before the Mercantile Library Association, on its seventeenth anniversary [electronic resource] : in the Masonic Temple, Monday evening, March 20, 1837 / by Isaac C. Pray, Jr. A poem / by Lovet Stimson, Jr. ; Together with, the remarks of Hon. Stephen Fairbanks and His Excellency Edward Everett, on that occasion.

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    • Boston : Printed for the Association, 1837.
    • 1837
    • 1 resource

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  • Painting religion in public [electronic resource] : John Singer Sargent's Triumph of religion at the Boston Public Library / Sally M. Promey.

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    • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1999.
    • 1999
    • 2 resources

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  • Afro-American artists; a bio-bibliographical directory.

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    • [Boston] Trustees of the Boston Public Library, 1973.
    • 1973
    • 2 items
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    Text Sc *709.73-C (Cederholm, T. Afro-American artists)Schomburg Center - Research & Reference - Open Shelf

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    Text JQF 15-1442Schwarzman Building M2 - Art and Architecture Room 300

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  • Painting religion in public : John Singer Sargent's Triumph of religion at the Boston Public Library / Sally M. Promey.

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    • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1999.
    • 1999
    • 1 item
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    Text 3-MCX S24 99-11133Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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  • Drawings from Boston : selections from the Boston Public Library collections : 100 works by 50 living artists with ties to Boston.

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    • Lincoln, Mass. : DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, 1987.
    • 1987
    • 1 item
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    Text NC1050 Un3 D794Off-site
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